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

Angella Aves, Faculty Assistant

Primary faculty assistant to both AP and CP 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; lead coordinator of Pathology Grand Rounds CME course; assists with faculty recruitment and department events; provides autopsy service back-up; back-up to Executive Assistant to the Chair.

Phone: 916-734-0694
Email:  aaves@ucdavis.edu

Jennifer Black, Medical Student Course Coordinator

Serves as observer and medical student course coordinator; back-up assistant to all clinical faculty; autopsy service (back-up); 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
Email: cjdiaz@ucdavis.edu

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
Email:  kadue@ucdavis.edu

Anna R. Gutiérrez, 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
Email:  argutierrez@ucdavis.edu

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
Email:  srjackson@ucdavis.edu

(Ahmed) Reza Yousefi, I.T. & Data Management Analyst

Serves as analyst of clinical data, systems and work flow data for faculty; assists with IT needs within the department.  For IT assistance, a request must be submitted via the IT Service Catalog link at https://sc.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/src/secure/main.jsp#dashboard -- request R. Yousefi in description.

Phone: 916-734-2328
Email:  ryousefi@ucdavis.edu


STAFF LOCATED AT:  Jackson Park Building, 3700 Business Drive, Suite 130

Dyana Greene, Business Office Manager

Responsible for the financial oversight and supervision of the Business Office activities and personnel.

Phone: 916-734-0449
Email:  dgreene@ucdavis.edu

Richard Cosens, Grants and Contract Coordinator

Pre and Post award and related issues, Space issues, including research space allocation calculations; assistance with IRB submission.

Phone: 916-734-3463
Email:  rbcosens@ucdavis.edu

Gail Casarez, Academic Personnel Coordinator

All issues related to academic personnel such as recruitment, appointments, merits, promotions. Hires post doctorals, project scientists, specialists series, etc.  Faculty payroll, faculty vacation, FMLA, professional development leave and sabbatical reporting.

Phone: 916-734-0445
Email:  gdcasarez@ucdavis.edu

Mario Felix, Purchasing Coordinator, backup to AP/AR

Assists Sharon Ram with all purchasing and Accts Payable/Receivable.

Phone: 916-703-0420
Email:  mefelix@ucdavis.edu

Sharon Ram, Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable and Purchasing

Conducts department pathology financial transactions (DaFIS), including travel, entertainment and pre-payments; responsible for accounts payable; direct charges, check requests, vendor invoices., vendor credit memos, reimbursements; general ledger reviews for all accounts reconciliation; Kuali processing; internal billing for all core labs; new hire relocation; reimbursements or payments; accounts receivable; bill external (non-campus) customers; pathology staff payroll (Kronos); purchases for all faculty exceeding $500; CAMS Equipment Inventory; purchasing on-line order for lab and supplies.

Phone: 916-734-3253
Email:  sjram@ucdavis.edu

Anandika Shafiq, HR/Payroll Personnel Specialist

Responsible for all issues related to HR/Payroll; payroll for academic and staff personnel, student personnel (undergraduate, graduate, post doctoral and researchers), residents and fellows; VISA processing for international scholars and students; responsible for implementation and maintenance of the KRONOS system; manages the staff recruitment for department; reviews and analyzes personnel needs and recommends appropriate job descriptions, titles and pay scales; manages undergrad and grad student position vacancy listings on-line through UCOOL System; faculty cost recovery/grants and contracts back-up.

Phone: 916-734-3569
Email:  arshafiq@ucdavis.edu

Computer Support:

All IT issues including orders new computer equipment, service, etc. is acquired by submitting a Service Request via the IT Service Catalog link at https://sc.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/src/secure/main.jsp#dashboard – request “ROUTE TO SOM IT Support Team” in description line.