Theresa A. O’Lonergan joined UCSF in 2015. Previously, she was part of the Colorado Clinical Translational Research Center at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus for twelve years where she was co-director of the Child and Maternal Research Program with faculty appointments in Pediatrics, Ob/Gyn and Psychiatry. O’Lonergan received her undergraduate degrees in science and philosophy, and Masters in biomedical ethics from the University of Colorado, Boulder; she received her PhD in Clinical Sciences from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus where she conducted research in the Department of Pediatrics. O’Lonergan has also served as director of research compliance for a large not-for-profit health system involved in creating new health delivery models.