Angela is a seasoned professional in the realm of academic research, with a general interest in facilitating scientific revelations. Her experience spans laboratory, clinical, and administrative settings. She obtained her PhD in neuroscience from UCLA, and completed postdoctoral work at UCSF in the area of neuroimaging, using machine learning analytical methods.
As a Program Manager at UCSF’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute, she led Open Data efforts by helping to establish UC DataShare, and worked to facilitate several strategic initiatives including establishment of a multi-institution clinical trials networks, and development of infrastructure and processes that enhance research programs.
She has a passion for science communication, advocacy, and public outreach - serving as an outreach coordinator for the UCLA Brain Research Institute, contributing editor for UCSF (CTSI & BCHSI) communications, and chief editor of 'The Mental Note' newsletter.
She has filled many roles throughout her career, and as Chief Operating Officer for BCHSI, she strives to support the enterprise of Computational Health Sciences at the University.