Clinical Trialist Advisory Committee (CTAC)



The Clinical Trialist Advisory Committee (CTAC) was created to serve as institution-wide advisory board on clinical trials operations, providing the Office of Research with faculty and staff input on key topics and relevant to clinical trials activation and to program enhancements for clinical trials operations at UCSF. As a consensus-driven advisory body, CTAC discusses and provides input into workflow process, clinical research coordinator pools, investigator dashboards, participant recruitment systems at UCSF, among other clinical trials relevant topics. Membership on the CTAC is open to all faculty and staff, across all Schools, as well as from partner institutions, including ZSFG and VA.




Standing Meeting:





Past Membership:

Natalie Nardone, PhD or Sofia Bray

Monthly - 1st Monday, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM or 1st Thursday, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Meeting Schedules

20202021, 2022

Payam Nahid, MD, MPH

Carol Maguire, MSN

Term 2020-2021



Payam Nahid, MD, MPH   


Carol Maguire, MSN         


Babis Andreadis, MD        

Adam Boxer, MD, PhD      

Bruce Cree, MD, PhD       

Morna Dorsey, MD, MS    

Mary Feng, MD                 

Linda Franck, RN, PhD, FAAN

Terence Friedlander, MD

Stuart Gansky, MS, DrPH

Liz Garnett, CCRP             

Stephen Gitelman, MD     

Paul Harmatz, MD  

Priscilla Hsue, MD  

Roberta Keller, MD 

Salomeh Keyhani, MD      

Dayna Long, MD

Annie Luetkemeyer, MD

Gregory Marcus, MD        

Tom Martin, MD     

Christine Nguyen    

Dominica Randazzo, CCRP

Hope Rugo, MD                

Gideon St. Helen, PhD     

Jae Sevelius, PhD  

Andrea Skafel, MSc, CCRP                  

Caroline Shiboski, DDS, MPH, PhD

Peter Stock, MD, PhD

Alan Venook, MD

Sofia Verstraete, MD

Veronica Yank, MD

Mark Walters, MD


Director, Clinical Trials Operations; Professor, Medicine


Director, Clinical Research Operations & Administration, Cardiology

Professor, Medicine

Professor, Neurology

Professor, Neurology

Professor, Pediatrics

Professor, Medicine

Professor, Family Health Care Nursing

Associate Professor & Chief, Medicine

Professor, Preventive & Restorative Dental Sciences

Director, Clinical Research Administration, Pediatrics

Professor, Pediatrics

Professor, Pediatrics

Professor, Medicine

Professor, Pediatrics

Professor, Medicine

Professor, Pediatrics

Professor, Medicine

Professor, Medicine and Associate Chief, Cardiology

Professor, Medicine

Clinical Research Manager, Medicine

Research Program Manager, Neurology

Professor, Medicine

Assistant Professor, Medicine

Associate Professor, Prevention Science

Director, Clinical Research Support Office, Medicine

Professor, Orofacial Sciences

Professor, Surgery

Professor, Medicine

Associate Professor, Pediatrics

Associate Professor, Medicine

Professor, Pediatrics



Please contact [email protected] with questions.