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ADMINISTRATION

Baruch D. Kuppermann, MD, PhD
Chair, Department of Ophthalmology
Director, Gavin Herbert Eye Institute 

Anthony B. Nesburn, MD
Vice Chair, Basic Research

Marjan Farid, MD
Vice Chair, Ophthalmic Faculty

Sumit (Sam) Garg, MD
Medical Director, Gavin Herbert Eye Institute
Vice Chair, Clinical Ophthalmology

Jeremiah Tao, MD, FACS
Associate Director, Residency Program in Ophthalmology

Ken Lin, MD, PhD
Director, Medical Education in Ophthalmology

Stephanie Lu, MD
Director, Resisdency Program in Ophthalmology

Administrative Staff

Shelly Ann Groves Brandon
Chief Administrative Officer
Phone: 949-824-6258
sgrovesb@uci.edu

Ngoc Cao
Finance Director
Phone: 949-824-2924
ngocanhc@hs.uci.edu

Dana Collinson
Director of Marketing & Special Events
Phone: 949-824-7243
dana.collinson@uci.edu

Thelma Castro
Purchasing Agent - Lead
Phone:  949-824-1119
tcastro@uci.edu

Lori Monahan
Senior Analyst - Billing
Phone: 949-824-1881
lvmonaha@uci.edu

Alex Hernandez
Finance & Billing Assistant
Phone: 949-824-2635
alexanh1@uci.edu 

Calvin Belmonte
Purchasing/Equipment Manager
Phone: 949-824-5637
belmonc1@uci.edu

Sherry Stoltz
Purchasing Agent
Phone: 949-824-0342
sstoltz@uci.edu

Pnina Greenstein
Admininistrative Coordinator:
Drs. Andrew Browne, Lilangi Ediriwickrema,
Mitul Mehta
Phone: 949-824-6256
pgreenst@uci.edu

Susan Bohannan
Administrative Coordinator:
Drs. Charlotte Gore, Robert Lingua,
Donald Minkler, Sameh Mosaed,
Jennifer Simpson, Matthew Wade,
Igor Bussel
Phone: 949-824-4122
sbohanna@uci.edu 

Solmaz Nassipour (Mon - Wed)
Administrative Coordinator:
Drs. Wade Crow, Ken Lin,
Kailey Marshall,Kavita Rao,
Mohammad Riazi
Phone: 949-824-7944
nassirps@uci.edu 

Alexandria Castro-Spencer
Program Assistant:
Residency & Marketing/Events
Phone:  949-824-3476
castrosp@uci.edu

Doris Romo
Residency Coordinator
Phone: 949-824-0284
djromo@uci.edu

Angele Nalbandian, PhD
Senior Editor
Phone:  949-824-9490
a.nalbandian@uci.edu

Dziyana M. Aydin
Assistant Director
Center for Translational Vision Research
Phone:  949-824-0305
aydind@uci.edu

Taleen Arslanian
Personnel Analyst
Phone: 949-824-6109
tarslani@uci.edu

Doris Lee
Director of Research Operations
Phone:  949-824-0158
doristl@hs.uci.edu

Rosalee Reyes
Finance Analyst - Research
Phone: 949-824-9138
rbyap@uci.edu

Florence St-Onge
Research Coordinator
Phone:  949-824-0158
fstonge@uci.edu

Rosie Magallon
Research Coordinator
949-824-8295
magallo@uci.edu

Jesi Zavala
Research Coordinator
949-824-6417
yzavala@uci.edu

Monica Youssef
Administrative Coordinator:
Drs. Marjan Farid, Sumit (Sam) Garg,
Sanjay Kedhar, Jeremiah Tao
Phone: 949-824-0327
mmyousse@uci.edu

Catherine Cao
Executive Assistant to:
Dr. Stephanie Lu
Phone: 949-824-8089
caoc@uci.edu

Annika Fargas
Administrative Coordinator:
Chair, Baruch D. Kuppermann, MD, PhD
Phone:  949-824-8089
aarcefar@uci.edu