Team | Cancer Center Partnership

Leadership

Maria Elena Martinez, PhD

Lead Principal Investigator
Professor, UC San Diego

Elva Arredondo, PhD

Lead Principal Investigator
Professor, San Diego State University

Sheila Crowe, MD

Principal Investigator
Professor, UC San Diego

Mark Sussman, PhD

Principal Investigator
Distinguished Professor of Biology, San Diego State University


Core Leadership and Research Faculty

Samir Gupta, MD

Core Co-lead, Outreach Core
Associate Professor, UC San Diego

Hala Madanat, PhD

Core Co-lead, Planning & Evaluation Core
Professor, SDSU

Sanford Bernstein, PhD

Core Co-lead, Research Education Core
Professor, SDSU

Jesse Nodora, PhD

Co-Investigator, Outreach Core
Adjunct Professor, UC San Diego

Andrew Kummel, PhD

Research Project Co-Lead
Professor, UC San Diego

Natalie Gude, PhD

Research Project Co-Lead
Assistant Professor, SDSU

Sheila Castañeda, PhD

Research Project Co-Lead
Assistant Professor, SDSU

Sonia Ramamoorthy, MD

Research Project Co-Lead
Clinical Professor, UC San Diego

John Mokili, PhD

Research Project Co-Lead
Assistant Professor, SDSU


Program Staff

Bilge Pakiz, EdD

Program Manager, UC San Diego

Jessica Haughton, MPH, MA

Program Manager, SDSU

Valesca Largaespada, MS

Research Assistant, UC San Diego

Jennifer Caffrey

Administrative Assistant, SDSU

Balambal Bharti, PhD

Clinical Research Coordinator, UC San Diego

Carolina López De La Torre, MPH

Community Health Educator (CHE); Project Coordinator, SDSU

Lita Hinton

Program Assistant, UC San Diego

Giovanna Perez

NON CHE, UC San Diego

Jennifer Suggs, MS

Research Education Coordinator

Nicole Boardman, MPH

Planning & Evaluation Coordinator

Yessenia Magaña

Patient Navigator

José Gabriel López

Community Health Worker

Mirna Diaz

Community Health Worker