Academic Staff

STAFF LOCATED AT: Pathology Building, 4400 V Street, Sacramento, CA

Jennifer Black, Medical Student Course Coordinator

Serves as observer and medical student course coordinator; back-up assistant to all clinical faculty; tracks and prepares faculty time away requests; updates personnel directories; collects and submits quarterly physician time study reports. 

Phone: 916-734-2350

Catherine Diaz-Khansefid, Chief Administrative Officer, School of Medicine

Responsible for all administrative oversight in the following areas:  administration, strategic planning, fiscal affairs, computer support, philanthropy, personnel, accounting, purchasing, auditing, business contracts, business development, programmatic growth, training of residents and fellows; education of medical students, facilities management, research administration, medical staff affairs,  and liaison to other UC Davis SOM and UCDHS departments.

Phone:  916-734-3300

Kelly Due, Administrative Specialist, Executive Assistant to the Chair

Provides executive-level administrative support to the Chair. Manages all Chair communications, scheduling, meetings, and special projects.

Phone: 916-734-3330

Anna G. Schmidt, Residency and Fellowship Program Coordinator

Coordinates Residency and Fellowship Program activities, updates Facebook and Pathology website (web editor); assists with coordination of department special events and conferences.

Phone: 916-734-3331

Shawn Jackson, Marketing and Education Analyst II, Supervisor

Manages marketing, communications and public relations, including special events; provides functional oversight of educational programs and manages day-to-day administrative operations and supervises clinical administrative staff.

Phone: 916-734-5069

Matthew St. Amant, H.R.M

Primary faculty assistant to AP clinical faculty for all administrative needs, including meeting scheduling, conference room and AV equipment reservations; maintains calendars; drafts correspondence; prepares My Travel reports for all faculty; prepares divisional faculty meeting agendas and official minutes; coordinator of Pathology Grand Rounds CME course; assists with faculty recruitment and department events; back-up to Executive Assistant to the Chair.

Phone: 916-734-2328