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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

Mona Wapner
Interim Chief Administrative Officer
Phone: 949-824-6258 

Maggie Jin
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

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

Aidan Tran
Administrative Coordinator:
Drs. Andrew Browne,
Maria Del Valle Estopinal,
Austin Fox, Don Minckler,
Sameh Mosaed, Karen Lin, OD
Phone: 949-824-4122 

Stephanie Lam
Administrative Coordinator:
Drs. Stephan Prepas, Donny Suh,
Matthew Wade, Kailey Marshall, OD
Kimberly Walker, OD
Phone: 949-824-6256 

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

Program Assistant:
Business Development,
Marketing & Events
Phone:  949-824-xxxx

Office Manager
Phone:  949-824-xxxx

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

Luis Delgado
Director of Business Development
Phone:  949-824-0305 

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

Anna Kiker
Assistant Director
Center for Translational Vision Research
Phone:  O: 949-824-xxxx; C:  719-323-8119

Personnel Analyst
Phone: 949-824-xxxx

Mindy Huynh
Assistant Director of Research Operations
Phone:  949-824-1837  

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, 
Charlotte Gore, Sanjay Kedhar,
Anabelle Storch, OD
Phone: 949-824-0327

Cindy Lee
Administrative Coordinator:
Drs. Lilangi Ediriwickrema,
Olivia Lee, Stephanie Lu,
Mitul Mehta, Vivek Patel
Phone:  949-824-3134