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


Gina Intinarelli


Gina Intinarelli, PhD, RN
Associate Dean, Clinical 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



Maureen Shannon


Maureen Shannon, PhD, FNP, CNM, FAAN, FACNM
Associate Dean, Academic Programs



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 Research