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Dean's Office Management Unit

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Stephanie Belger
Director, Strategic Initiatives
Stephanie leads the planning and implementation of a specific short- and long-term School of Medicine strategic initiatives. She provides strategic leadership by designing, implementing and managing complex programs spanning across departments and the university. Her specific projects and programs include Differences Matter; the SOM Strategic Plan; annual Leadership Retreat and other SOM events; faculty and leadership driven initiatives; and faculty and staff awards.
Contact for:
  • Questions about School of Medicine events, honors and awards, staff engagement projects, staff and faculty development programs and all initiatives and projects stemming from the annual School of Medicine Leadership Retreat.

steaven campbell

Steaven Campbell
Executive Assistant to the Vice Dean for Administration and Finance, Maye Chrisman
Steaven coordinates scheduling, special projects and communications for the Vice Dean for Administration and Finance, Maye Chrisman. Steaven also supports several campus-wide meetings including the School of Medicine Managers meetings, the Department Managers Advisory Committee and the Budget and Finance Committee. In addition, Steaven manages the scheduling of the annual Consolidated Budget meetings across campus.
Contact for:
  • Appointments or other requests for Vice Dean Maye Chrisman
  • Information regarding the School of Medicine Managers’ meetings, Department Managers Advisory Committee or the Budget and Finance Committee
  • Information or scheduling related to the annual Consolidated Budget meetings

pamela chu

Academic Recruitment Coordinator
Pamela coordinates all academic recruitments conducted by the Dean's Office. She works closely with Deborah Reiter, Administrative Director.
Contact for:
  • Chair and Director searches

Karen Forte

Executive Assistant to Dean Talmadge E. King, Jr.
Karen manages the schedule for Dean Talmadge E. King, Jr., including travel, and assists the dean with day-to-day prioritization and execution of activities and meetings.
Contact for:
  • Appointments for Dean Talmadge E. King, Jr.
  • Chairs and Directors meeting requests
  • Other requests related to the dean's activities
  • For the dean's signature requests, please contact Frances Harvey.
Office Manager for the Dean's Office Management Unit
Frances serves as the front desk office manager and is responsible for reception coverage and overall office management. She supports the School of Medicine Space team, manages request for the dean's signature and provides calendar support for Chief of Staff Olivia Herbert.
Contact for:
  • Dean's signature requests
  • Appointments, signature, and other requests for Olivia Herbert.
morrison Cristina Morrison
Manager, Change Management and Facilities
Cristina works with Vice Dean Bruce Wintroub, Associate Dean Bonnie Maler and Director Karin Wong on the School of Medicine Space Strategy team. Her responsibilities focus on leading change management efforts to support staff and faculty moving into open plan buildings. Her efforts include leading trainings, town halls and supporting leaders as departments move into new buildings. Cristina is responsible for managing key communications on space related topics that impact staff and faculty across UCSF and she regularly partners with Real Estate, Planning, Capital Projects and Sustainability (REPCAPS), Campus Life Services (CLS) and other UCSF schools and departments.
Contact for:
  • Questions about space: Cristina manages, Mission Hall Chatter group, Space Chatter group and the Mission Hall online users guide.
  • Communications regarding the Parnassus Seismic Renovations, which have begun and will continue through 2019
deborah reiter Deborah Reiter
Administrative Director, Management Unit
Deborah is responsible for the day-to-day administration of the Management Unit and is involved in many of the ongoing projects and tasks for the department and the School. She staffs School of Medicine committees, manages the Endowed Chairs process for the School, coordinates searches conducted by the Dean's Office for Chair and Director positions, vets requests for the dean's signature and manages the signature request process. If she doesn’t know the answer, she’ll know who to ask!
Contact for:
  • Problem solving on work flow or general administrative issues within the Dean's Office or the School
  • Vetting documents for the dean's signature
  • Endowed Chairs process
  • Chair and Director searches
Karin Wong
Director, Space Strategy
Karin directs space management and works with Vice Dean Bruce Wintroub, Associate Dean Bonnie Maler, Cristina Morrison and the UCSF Space Committee.