Dr. Collard is the Associate Vice Chancellor of Clinical Research; the Director of the UCSF Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI); and a Professor in Residence in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine. As an Associate Vice Chancellor, Dr. Collard oversees the institutional clinical and translational research infrastructure for UCSF. As Director of the CTSI, Dr. Collard provides executive leadership to an innovation-driven organization focused on accelerating discovery and dissemination of new knowledge. As a Professor in Residence, Dr. Collard has produced seminal articles on the epidemiology, natural history, and management of interstitial lung diseases, and is an internationally recognized clinical researcher and trialist. Dr. Collard has trained many clinical and translational research fellows who are now leading academic research programs around the world.