Elizabeth Gress, MPA

As Program Manager, Liz provides administrative support for the PDC, coordinating the bi-weekly meetings, scheduling visitors and presentations, and serving as the liason between the FDA, PDC, and potential new members and collaborators. Liz graduated from Williams College in 2006 and has worked for the past two years as a research analyst in UCSF's Division of Pediatric Surgery. She is experienced in navigating the regulatory system at UCSF for both human and animal research, and is well-versed in the contracts and grants world, including FDA and NIH funding mechanisms.