Affiliated Faculty

Our esteemed Affiliated Faculty guide and advise UCHI student leadership at each campus, help coordinate our efforts in California, or serve as leads on UCHI projects and programs. We are so grateful for their continued support.


UC Berkeley

  • Ronald Gronsky, PhD, MS – Arthur C. and Phyllis G. Oppenheimer Professor of Advanced Materials Analysis, Materials Science and Engineering; Special Faculty Assistant to the Chancellor for International Relations
  • Amanda Reiman, Ph.D, MSW – Lecturer, School of Social Welfare

UC Davis

  • Douglas S. Gross, M.D., Ph.D – Professor of Cell Biology & Human Anatomy, School of Medicine; Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatrics School of Medicine
  • James E. Hill, PhD – Associate Dean, International Programs, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences; Rice Specialist, CE Extension
  • Richard E. Plant, Ph.D – Professor Emeritus of Plant Sciences, Biological & Agricultural Engineering

UC Irvine

  • Lawrence H. Gold, MBA – Special Assistant to the Provost, International Affairs
  • Oladele A. Ogunseitan – Professor, Public Health & Social Ecology, College of Health Sciences, School of Social Ecology; Director, Lead Campus on Green Materials – UC Toxic Substances Research & Teaching Program; Chair, Department of Population Health & Disease Prevention Public Health

UC Los Angeles

  • Ami Ben-Artzi, M.D. – Assistant Clinical Professor, David Geffen School of Medicine
  • Thomas J. Coates, Ph.D – Michael and Sue Steinberg Endowed Professor of Global AIDS Research, UCLA Geffen School of Medicine; Director, UCLA Center for World Health; Co-Director, UC Global Health Institute
  • Robin H. Derby, Ph.D – Associate Professor, Department of History
  • Ross I. Donaldson, M.D., M.P.H. – Director, Global Health Program & Fellowship, Department of Emergency Medicine, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center; Assistant Clinical Professor, (Emergency) Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine; Adjunct Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, Fielding School of Public Health
  • Rebecca Gordon, M.D. – Assistant Clinical Professor, David Geffen School of Medicine
  • Jeffrey David Klausner, M.D. MPH – Professor of Medicine and Global Health, Division of Infectious Diseases and Program in Global Health, David Geffen School of Medicine and Fielding School of Public Health 






UC Riverside

  • Christopher Chase-Dunn, Ph.D – Distinguished Professor of Sociology; Director, Institute for Research on World-Systems 
  • Christiane Weirauch, Ph.D – Associate Professor of Entomology, College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences Entomology

UC San Diego

  • Mandy Bratton, Ph.D – Director, Global TIES – Teams in Engineering Service
  • Sanjay Mehta, M.D. – Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Charles W. Tu, PhD – Associate Dean, Jacobs School of Engineering; Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

UC San Francisco 

  • Lisa A. Bero, Ph.D – Professor, Clinical Pharmacy and Health Policy; Director, PAHO/WHO Collaborating Center for Pharmaceutical Research and Policy; Co-Chair, The Cochrane Collaboration
  • E. Michael Reyes, M.D., Ph.D – Professor Department of Family and Community Medicine; Principal Investigator, Pacific AIDS Education and Training Center; Senior Director, International Training and Education Center for Health; Principal Investigator, Center of Excellence for Transgender Health
  • Phuoc V. Le, M.D., M.P.H, DTM&H – Assistant Clinical Professor, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics; Co-Director, Global Health-Hospital Medicine Fellowship; Division of Hospital Medicine; Interim Director, Interdisciplinary Program, UC Berkeley School of Public Health

UC Santa Barbara

  • Richard P. Appelbaum, Ph.D – MacArthur Chair in Sociology and Global & International Studies; Co-PI, Center for Nanotechnology and Society
  • Katya Armistead, Ph.D – Associate Dean of Students; Director, Office of Student Life

UC Santa Cruz