|Title||Senior Associate Director|
|Department||Vice Chanc Research|
|Address||3333 Calif. St,Laurel Heights|
San Francisco CA 94118
Sam is the Senior Associate Director for Research Management Services (RMS). She provides programmatic and operational support to the Director including further defining RMS business policies and processes. She is also responsible for Training and Outreach, Systems and Technologies, and Data Management. Prior to her current role, she served as the Pre-Award Manager for Team C and led the Pre-Award Pilot Team.
Sam was first introduced to research administration while working at UC Berkeley in the Departments of Bioengineering and Materials Science & Engineering. She also worked as the Research Administration Manager at the Center for AIDS Prevention Studies (CAPS) within the Division of Prevention Science in the Department of Medicine at UCSF. There she was a functional team leader, as well as a technical expert for pre- and post-award administration. At CAPS, Sam also gained tremendous experience working with international partners. Before CAPS, she had the opportunity to work across institutional groups (UCSF, NCIRE, VAMC) and supported the UC faculty with clinical research and clinical trials. Sam has 15 years of Research Administration experience.
Sam graduated from UC Berkeley with a BA in Economics and Legal Studies. In her spare time, she enjoys visiting the zoo and parks with her family.