Inquiry Faculty & Staff

Inquiry Leadership


Rita Redberg, MD, MS
Director, Inquiry Curriculum

Dr. Redberg joins the Inquiry Curriculum from the UCSF Division of Cardiology and serves as the editor of JAMA Internal Medicine. Rita is Core Faculty for the Philip R Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies and has research interests in the use of medical procedures and devices. She studies the regulatory process for medical devices and the strength of evidence that supports them, particularly high-risk devices, both before and after they are marketed. She is a strong proponent of high-quality data to support safety and effectiveness for medical devices, in order to provide the best quality and appropriate medical care and advice. Dr. Redberg has testified before Congress multiple times on these issues. In addition to her role as Director of the Inquiry Curriculum, Dr. Redberg has served as an Inquiry Advisor and participated as a mentor throughout her time at UCSF.
 

Curriculum Leadership

Core Inquiry Curriculum Inquiry Immersion Designing & Conducting Research Deep Explore GME Pathways
Michelle Hermiston, MD, PhD
Director
Nilika Singhal, MD
Director
Rebecca Graff, ScD
Director
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Director

Erick Hung, MD
Director

John Turnbull, MD
Co-Director

Sue Miller, PhD
Director

Meyeon Park, MD, MAS
Director

Christina Middleton
Lead, Inquiry Curriculum
Gabby Retta, CRC
Coordinator

Susana Aranas
Coordinator

 

Michelle Gonzales, MPH
Coordinator

   

Funding Office Leadership

Mallar Bhattacharya, MD
Director
Meyeon Park, MD
Co-Director

Mylo Schaaf, MD
Co-Director
Director, Global Outreach

Dan Lowenstein, MD
Co-Director

Avila Reed, MHA
Coordinator

Student Advising

Dr. Peter Chin-Hong is a specialist in infectious diseases of the immunocompromised host.  He is also Co-director of the PHD block, and Director of the Yearlong Inquiry Program in the Clinical and Translational Science Institute, He has been the Director of the Clinical and Translational Research Pathway on the Pathways to Discovery Board.
Dr. Elizabeth (Liza) Wick is a practicing colorectal surgeon experienced in translational research as well as quality improvement, where she has worked both locally and with a national scope.
Dr. Brie Williams is a clinician researcher and geriatrician focused on improving the health of medically and socially vulnerable older adults and people with serious illness.  One of her particular research emphases is on those in the criminal justice system.
Dr. Chris Stewart, in addition to his career as a pediatrician specializing in child abuse, is an expert in global health and in violence and trauma. He is currently the Pathways Board Chair and also Director of the Global Health Pathways to Discovery Program.
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