The work of each focus area will be co-led by staff and faculty Dean's Diversity Leaders, who will be sponsored by members of the Executive Advisory Board.


Sanziana Roman, MD
Professor, Surgery


Climate and Recruitment

Eddie Cruz, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics

Michelle Guy, MD
Professor, Medicine

Diana Kim
Division Manager, Medicine

Peggy Weix
Division Manager, Pediatrics

Learning Environment

Charlene Blake, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Anesthesia

Aisha Queen-Johnson
Administrative Program Director, PRIME

Clinical Health Equity

Crisna Castro
Business Operations Analyst, Medicine SFVA

Alicia Fernandez, MD
Professor, Medicine

Kenneth Fong
Experience Intelligence Manager, UCSF Health

Malcolm John, MD, MPH
Professor, Medicine

Meshell Johnson, MD
Professor, Medicine

Research Action Group for Equity

Yazmin Carrasco, PhD
Program Analyst, Medicine

Carol Gross, PhD
Professor, Cell and Tissue Biology

Tung Nguyen, MD
Professor, Medicine

Pathways, Outreach and Pipeline (POP)

Aimee Medeiros, PhD
Assistant Professor, Anthropology, History and Social Medicine

Don Woodson
Director, Center for Science, Education and Outreach