Our Leadership and Administration

The Office of the Dean provides strategic leadership and administrative oversight in fulfilling the mission of the UCSF School of Nursing. The Dean’s Office develops and administers policies in collaboration with School and campus stakeholders, and coordinates and manages administrative, financial, academic, clinical and research operations and activities across departments and programs.

Catherine Gilliss

Catherine L. Gilliss, PhD, RN, FAAN
Dean and Styles Professor of Nursing
Associate Vice Chancellor, Nursing Affairs

Julene Johnson


Julene Johnson, PhD
Associate Dean, Research

Judy Martin-Holland

Judith Martin-Holland, PhD, MPA, FNP, RN
Associate Dean, Diversity, Inclusion and Outreach

David Rein


David Rein, MBA, RN
Associate Dean, Administration and Finance

Gina Intinarelli


Gina Shuler, PhD, RN
Associate Dean, Clinical Affairs

Catherine Waters


Catherine Waters, PhD, RN, FAAN
Associate Dean, Academic Affairs

Cecilia Chang


Cecilia Chang
Assistant Dean, Finance

Elizabeth Gatewood

Elizabeth Gatewood, DNP, RN, FNP-C, CNE
Assistant Dean, Educational Technology Innovation

Joe Zavala


Joe Zavala, PhD
Assistant Dean, Student Affairs

Organizational Chart

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Administrative Units Within the Office of the Dean

Office of Academic Affairs

Office of Academic Programs (organizational chart)

Office of Administration and Finance (organizational chart)

Office of Clinical Affairs (organizational chart)

Office of Research (organizational chart)