Current Role at Stanford

Directs clinical trials operations with oversight of a portfolio of clinical research groups' managers. Provides leadership in collaborations with network Hospitals and Stanford School of Medicine to support oncology research. Develops strategies to manage direct reports core duties and stakeholder’s expectations across functional teams. Contributes to strategy while implementing and maintaining quality control standards. Monitors affiliated sites to ensure that faculty, administration, and staff meet educational and regulatory requirements for participation in clinical research.

Uses Good Clinical Practice (GCP) knowledge, broad discretion and judgment to lead issues of substantial significance for the Cancer Institute’s objectives (both short and long term). Negotiates with internal departments and external agencies (FDA, NIH, Hospitals) with authority to commit resources and effort. Determine staffing levels, select, develop, and evaluate personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the team, including hiring, performance management, and related duties. Develop and write standards of clinical practice, internal workflows, and role competencies. Manage operational budget, assign resources within budget constraints, secure resources for new initiatives, and report on financial health of operations. Evaluates program effectiveness and participates in the submission of grant applications in support of research infrastructure for clinical trials.

Work Experience

  • Nurse Manager, CTRU, Stanford University (September 15, 2015 - Present)


    Stanford, Ca

  • Clinical Research Nurse, Stanford University – School of Medicine (February 14, 2007 - September 15, 2015)


    1000 Welch Road, Suite 301 Stanford, CA 94304

  • Adjunct Faculty Level II, San Francisco State University (July 20, 2006 - July 1, 2008)

    Instructor for Bachelor’s and Master’s programs in Nursing


    San Francico, CA

  • Adjunct Faculty, University of San Francisco (September 1, 2007 - May 1, 2008)

    Substitute teacher for clinical practice and practicum for nursing bachelor program rotations at Stanford Hospital and Clinics


    San Francisco, CA

  • Staff Nurse IV, Stanford Hospital and Clinics (February 14, 2005 - August 1, 2007)

    Bedside Nurse at the Adult Blood and Marrow Transplant unit


    Stanford, CA