|Department||Vice Chanc Research|
|Address||3333 Calif. St,Laurel Heights|
San Francisco CA 94118
Irene performs a leadership and advisory role at UCSF in support of the development and negotiation of basic and translational research agreements with industry.
Irene has extensive experience in contract negotiation, developed over her twenty years as an attorney representing corporate, non-profit and government clients. Immediately prior to joining ICD, she directed contracting on behalf of United Behavioral Health, a subsidiary of United Health Group, a Fortune 100 company. Irene’s prior experiences also include serving as the General Counsel and Vice-President of Operations for YellowPages.Com (later acquired by Bell South and AT&T), Director of Operations and Finance at the Women’s’ Technology Cluster, a non-profit business incubator for women-led technology, biotechnology and social entrepreneurial organizations, and as a real estate development and finance attorney with the law firm of Goldfarb & Lipman.
Irene enjoys managing people and projects, and is motivated by the challenge of developing, promoting and sustaining a top tier contracting unit for the benefit of the UCSF community. She received her J.D. from University of California at Davis, King Hall School of Law, and her B.A. in Philosophy from University of California at Santa Cruz.