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Baruch D. Kuppermann, MD, PhD
Chair, Department of Ophthalmology
Director, Gavin Herbert Eye Institute 

Anthony B. Nesburn, MD
Vice Chair, Scientific Development

Marjan Farid, MD
Vice Chair, Ophthalmic Faculty

Sumit (Sam) Garg, MD
Medical Director, Gavin Herbert Eye Institute
Vice Chair, Clinical Ophthalmology

Vladimir Kefalov, PhD
Vice Chair, Basic Research

Jeremiah Tao, MD, FACS
Associate Director, Residency Program in Ophthalmology

Ken Lin, MD, PhD
Director, Medical Education in Ophthalmology

Stephanie Lu, MD
Director, Residency Program in Ophthalmology

Administrative Staff

Shelly Groves Brandon
Chief Administrative Officer
Phone: 949-824-6258

Ngoc Cao
Finance Director
Phone: 949-824-2924

Dana Collinson
Director of Marketing & Special Events
Phone: 949-824-7243

Thelma Castro
Purchasing Agent - Lead
Phone:  949-824-1119

Lori Monahan
Senior Analyst - Billing
Phone: 949-824-1881

Alex Hernandez
Finance & Billing Assistant
Phone: 949-824-2635 

Naomi Carreon
Research Purchasing Coordinator
Phone: 949-824-5637

Sherry Stoltz
Purchasing Agent
Phone: 949-824-0342

Administrative Coordinator:
Drs. Andrew Browne,
Lilangi Ediriwickrema, Austin Fox,
Olivia Lee, Mitul Mehta,
Kimberly Walker, OD
Phone: 949-824-xxxx

Colleen Nguyen
Administrative Coordinator:
Drs. Charlotte Gore,
Sameh Mosaed, Donny Suh,
Matthew Wade
Phone: 949-824-4122 

Solmaz Nassipour (Mon - Wed)
Administrative Coordinator:
Drs. Wade Crow, Ken Lin,
Kailey Marshall, Vivek Patel, 
Kavita Rao,Mohammad Riazi 
Phone: 949-824-7944 

Alexandria Castro-Spencer
Program Assistant:
Residency, and Marketing & Events
Phone:  949-824-xxxx

Office Manager
Executive Assistant to
CAO Shelly Groves Brandon
Phone:  949-824-xxxx

Pauline Chantakrivat
Residency / Fellowship Coordinator
Phone:  949-824-0158

Luis Delgado
Director of Business Development
Phone:  949-824-xxxx 

Angele Nalbandian, PhD
Senior Editor
Phone:  949-824-9490

Anna Kiker
Assistant Director
Center for Translational Vision Research
Phone:  949-824-xxxx

Taleen Arslanian
Personnel Analyst
Phone: 949-824-6109

Director of Research Operations
Phone:  949-824-xxxx

Rosalee Reyes
Finance Analyst - Research
Phone: 949-824-9138

Research Administrator
Phone:  949-824-xxxx

Rosie Magallon
Research Coordinator

Jesi Zavala
Research Coordinator

Miguel Rodriguez
Administrative Coordinator:
Drs. Marjan Farid, Sumit (Sam) Garg,
Sanjay Kedhar, Jeremiah Tao
Phone: 949-824-0327

Annika Fargas
Executive Assistant:
Chair, Baruch D. Kuppermann, MD, PhD
Administrative Manager
Phone:  949-824-8089