The purpose of the Cabinet is to:

  • Assist the Chancellor and Chancellor’s Executive Team (CET) in identifying and addressing issues related to the mission, vision and strategy of UCSF
  • Provide advisory and expert input to the Chancellor and CET to enhance the quality of decisions and their implementation, especially on significant issues that affect the campus as a whole
  • At the request of the Chancellor, make decisions on particular topics or situations
  • Communicate and implement UCSF policies and strategic activities within their own areas of responsibility
  • Bring attention and share advice on important issues that arise from their own areas of responsibility, especially those that have institution-wide implications
  • Ensure that the perspective and values of the UCSF community and employees are understood and reflected in discussions and decisions among the CET and Cabinet
  • Build institutional leadership by sharing ideas, problem solving and learning from each other



Chancellor and Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost

Headshot of Chancellor Sam Hawgood
Sam Hawgood, MBBS


Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock Distinguished Professor

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Daniel Lowenstein, MD

Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost

Deans and Directors

Catherine Gilliss, PhD, RN, FAAN

Dean, School of Nursing

Associate Vice Chancellor, Nursing Affairs

Portrait of Joe Guglielmo
B Joseph Guglielmo, PharmD

Dean, School of Pharmacy

Dr. Talmadge King, Jr.
Talmadge E. King Jr, MD

Dean, School of Medicine

Vice Chancellor, Medical Affairs

Michael Reddy, DMD

Dean, School of Dentistry

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Jaime Sepulveda, MD, DSc, MPH

Executive Director Global Health Sciences

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Elizabeth Watkins, PhD

Dean, Graduate Division

Vice Chancellor, Student Academic Affairs

UCSF Health

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Mark Laret

President and Chief Executive Officer, UCSF Health

Central Administration

Jennifer Arnett
Jennifer Arnett

Vice Chancellor, University Development and Alumni Relations

Teresa Costantinidis

Vice Chancellor and Chief Financial Officer

Lindsey Criswell, MD, MPH

Vice Chancellor, Research

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Barbara French

Vice Chancellor, Strategic Communications & University Relations

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Paul Jenny

Senior Vice Chancellor, Finance and Administration

Headshot of Renee Navarro
Renee Navarro, MD, PharmD

Vice Chancellor, Diversity and Outreach

Portrait of Teresa O'Brien
Theresa O'Brien, PhD

Associate Chancellor

David Odato

Associate Vice Chancellor, Human Resources

Senior Vice President, HR, UCSF Health

Headshot of Greta Schnetzler
Greta Schnetzler

Chief Campus Counsel

Associate General Counsel

Chris Shaffer

University Librarian

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic Information Management

Brian Smith

Interim Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer

Keith Yamamoto
Keith Yamamoto, PhD

Vice Chancellor, Science Policy and Strategy

Academic Senate

David Teitel, MD
David Teitel, MD

Chair, Academic Senate