About Us

Daniel H. Lowenstein, MD

Daniel (Dan) Lowenstein was appointed executive vice chancellor and provost (EVCP) effective February 1, 2015. Read the UCSF news announcement. Dr. Lowenstein is the Dr. Robert B. and Mrs. Ellinor Aird Professor of Neurology. He received a BA degree in Mathematics from the University of Colorado in 1973, an MS degree in Man-Environment Relations from The Pennsylvania State University in 1978, and an MD degree from Harvard Medical School in 1983.

Brian Alldredge, PharmD

Brian Alldredge is vice provost for academic affairs. He earned his BS in Chemistry from UCLA and his PharmD from UCSF. He is a clinician-educator-researcher with research and clinical interests in epilepsy, seizure emergencies, and pharmacogenomics. He holds joint academic appointments in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy, and in the Department of Neurology, School of Medicine. He is responsible for supervision of academic appointment, advancement and review processes; oversight of academic policy development and implementation; and he plays a key role in developing programs for faculty welfare, development and growth.

Janhavi Bonville, MPP

Janhavi Bonville is associate EVCP. Her role includes managing strategic initiatives for the EVCP office as well as presentations, communications, and all critical projects. She came from a strategy management consulting and corporate healthcare background, working for Accenture and UnitedHealthcare. She has a master's degree in Public Policy from UC Berkeley and a BA from Columbia. Team members.

Clarice Estrada, MPA

Clarice Estrada is the executive director of EVCP Business Services. With over 15 years of academic administrative operations experience, she oversees the overall EVCP organization budget, funding strategies, space needs assessments and assignments, staff and academic personnel, asset management and other new initiatives. She has served on numerous UCSF and UC systemwide committees, including advisory boards and task forces related to space management, IT, research administration, and academic and staff personnel. Clarice holds a master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of San Francisco and a BS in Animal Physiology and Neuroscience from the University of California, San Diego.

Mylo Schaaf, MD, MPH, DTMH

Mylo Schaaf is the director of global outreach for the EVCP. She manages international affiliation issues and is also the assistant director of the Pathways for Global Health at UCSF. She received her BA degree in Journalism and her MPH from the University of California at Berkeley, her MD from Harvard University, and her DTMH from the London School of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. Dr. Schaaf trained and is certified in Internal Medicine through the Division of General Internal Medicine at UCSF. She has worked in clinical care and teaching in a number of countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin America.

Barry Selick, PhD

Harold E. (Barry) Selick is the inaugural vice chancellor of Business Development, Innovation & Partnerships, Innovation Ventures at UCSF. In his role, he leads the Office of Technology Management, Industry Alliances and Program Management, the Catalyst Program, and the Entrepreneurship Center. Together these units interface with and become a bridge between researchers, medical philanthropists, and industry partners in a broad range of sectors from biopharma to technology. Barry earned his BA and PhD at the University of Pennsylvania and was a Damon Runyon-Walter Winchell Cancer Fund Fellow and an American Cancer Society Senior Fellow at UCSF from 1983 to 1988. His previous roles in industry include CEO of both Threshold Pharmaceuticals and Camitro Corporation.

Chris Shaffer, MS

Chris Shaffer is university librarian, assistant vice chancellor for academic information management, and adjunct professor, Department of Medicine. Previously, he served for nine years as university librarian and associate professor at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU). His previous experience includes planning interprofessional education initiatives and working with research offices and Clinical and Translational Science Award centers to develop new library services for researchers. Chris is an active member of the Medical Library Association and a distinguished member of the Academy of Health Information Professionals.

EVCP Office Organizational Chart

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