UCGHI Board of Directors

The Board of Directors oversees the business and affairs of UCGHI and provides guidance for overall policy and direction. Board members facilitate communication between UCGHI and the 10 campuses. An Executive Committee leads the Board.

Executive Committee

  • Anil B. Deolalikar, PhD, Chair of the Board
    Founding Dean, UC Riverside School of Public Policy
    Professor of Economics, UC Riverside
  • Jonna Mazet, DVM, MPVM, PhD, Co-Vice Chair of the Board
    Executive Director, One Health Institute, UC Davis 
    Global Director, Project of USAID Emerging Pandemic Threats Program (PREDICT)
    Professor of Epidemiology and Disease Ecology, UC Davis​ 
  • Lara Stemple, JD, Co-Vice Chair of the Board
    Assistant Dean, Graduate Studies and International Student Programs, UCLA School of Law
    Director, Health and Human Rights Law Project
  • Thomas J. Coates, PhD
    Founding Director, UCLA Center for World Health
    Professor Emeritus, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine 
  • Craig R. Cohen, MD, MPH
    Director, Family AIDS, Care and Education Services (FACES)
    Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, UCSF
  • Patricia A. Conrad, DVM, PhD
    Associate Dean for Global Programs, School of Veterinary Medicine, UC Davis
  • Carrie L. Byington, MD
    Executive Vice President, UC Health


  • Nancy J. Burke, PhD, MA
    Professor of Public Health, UC Merced
  • Thomas J. Csordas, PhD
    Distinguished Professor of Anthropology and Director, Global Health Program, UC San Diego
  • Bruce Link, PhD
    Distinguished Professor of Public Policy and Sociology, UC Riverside
  • Brad H. Pollock, PhD, MPH
    Professor and Department Chair, Public Health Sciences, UC Davis Health System
  • Melissa Smith, MD
    Director, Health Equity Initiatives, UC Santa Barbara
  • Matthew Sparke, PhD
    Professor, Politics Department, UC Santa Cruz

Ex-Officio Members