Staff

Pulmonary admin team at Angel Island in front of bell landmark

Name

Position

Contact Information

Leonard Telesca

Leonard Telesca

   Division Manager 

  • As the Division Manager, I will work closely with the core admin team to continue partnering with the division on a variety of needs, including financial, administrative, human resources, and space.
  • Fun fact/hobby: In my personal time, I enjoy traveling, hiking, and HIIT.  I also enjoy taking day trips up to wine country and karaoke.

415-476-6526

[email protected]

 

Calvin Kwok 

Calvin Kwok

   Finance Manager

  • I’m the Finance Manager who oversees the overall financial performance of the division and provides financial expertise and leadership for a team of Research Financial Analysts.
  • Outside of work, I enjoy going to the movies with my wife and daughters and spending time with my 2 cats at home.

415-514-4270

[email protected]

 

Narda Serrano 

Narda Serrano

   Lead Research Finance Analyst 

  • I am in charge of the financial and research management of the LBC faculty portfolios, administering the LBC Recharge Cores (Functional Genomics and Mice Physiology), and supervising the LBC administrative position.
  • I enjoy going back in reading back novels from Latin American Boom writers. I love watching Disney Kids movie’s (new and old ones) with my little Sumailla.

415-514-4851

[email protected]

 

Joan U 

Joan U

 

   Lead Research Finance Analyst

  • I am the Lead Research Finance Analyst providing analytical and financial support including post-award management activities associated with forecasting, planning, and managing of faculty research portfolios. I also provide direct support for other Research Financial Analysts in the Division of Pulmonary.  
  • I enjoy being with my family and my Belgian Malinois-mix to explore new adventures. We love biking, hiking and going to the dog park.

415-502-4674

[email protected]

 

Sophie Ou 

Sophie Ou

 

   Research Financial Analyst 

  • I am a financial analyst providing post-award financial management to research faculties. My responsibilities include budget planning, forecasting, financial reporting for a variety of sponsored funds (federal, state, industry), start-up packages and research gifts
  • In my spare time, I enjoy reading, singing, traveling and playing with my kids. 

415-502-4675

[email protected]

 

James Morales

James Morales

 

   Research Financial Analyst 

  • I am a financial analyst supporting faculty research by managing grant (extramural and internal), gift, and discretionary funds for the division. Other duties include reviewing budgets, ensuring fund compliance, and managing faculty research portfolios.
  • In my personal time, I enjoy playing basketball every Sunday. My favorite activity is watching movies in theaters as the experience is very different from watching at home and I also enjoy spontaneous trips be it out of town or somewhere I haven't visited in San Francisco.

 

Vanessa Trafas

Vanessa Trafas

 

   Lead Fellowship Coordinator 

  • I manage the clinical and research fellowship program in PCCM and provide support to the IP and AI fellowship programs. I manage day-to-day operations and finance for our fellows, some responsibilities include fellowship onboarding, recruitment, accreditation, scheduling, post-award management, and event planning.  
  • I enjoy traveling all around the world! Past travel includes Mexico, Shanghai, and Tokyo. Before that: London, Rome, Barcelona, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Copenhagen, Seoul, Amsterdam, and Georgia (the country, not the state haha)! More to come! I also love to visit National Parks (Sequoia, Yosemite, Zion, Glacier) and go hiking and exploring the outdoors.

415-476-0735

[email protected] 

 

Ashley Lamsen

Ashley Lamsen

 

  Assistant Fellowship Coordinator

  • I work alongside Vanessa and help manage the day-to-day administrative functions of the PCCM fellowship program and provide support to the IP and AI fellowship. As fellowship coordinators, we are the frontline for everything and serve as the main link between the fellowship program and the GME office. We ensure compliance with ACGME program requirements and oversee improvements to fellowship training. 

415-514-4764

[email protected]

 

Linda Yee

Linda Yee

 

   Assistant Division Manager

  • My responsibilities are managing and overseeing the administrative functions regarding personnel and operations based activities of the Pulmonary and Lung Biology divisions and establishing and implementing policies, procedures. 
  • Just started traveling internationally and enjoying the experience. 

415-476-3266

[email protected]

 

Melissa Young 

melissa

 

  HR Operations Analyst

  • I initiate Postdoc, Affiliate, Student Intern, Volunteer, and Visiting Scholar appointments and maintain them throughout the employee life-cycle. I also assist with Faculty Searches, visa applications and facilitate communications to staff to provide information on policies and procedures. 
  • If you have questions/inquiries regarding this Pulmonary website or information for our monthly Division Newsletter, please contact me! 
  • My new favorite hobby is playing pickleball!

415-514-4273

[email protected]

 

Matthew Lau

Matthew Lau

 

   Lead Administrative Operations Analyst 

  • I am an Operations Analyst for the division and give administrative support to our faculty, fellows and staff including liaising with Facilities, ITFS, Logistics, EH&S, Real Estate and coordinating meetings, conferences, events as well as office and lab renovations operations.
  • I enjoy playing tennis, camping, and am a fan of a wide range of music genres from 60’s Motown and soul, 80’s pop and hair metal, to 90’s grunge/alternative and R&B.

415-514-2556

[email protected]

 

Vivian Huang

Vivian Huang

 

   Administrative Operations Assistant

  • ​​​​​​My role is to assist our Pulm Division with administrative support that includes reimbursements, placing lab orders and coordinating meetings. 
  • During my free time, I like to spend time with family and friends. 

415-514-6274

[email protected]

  Jeanelle Cuevas

jeanelle cuevas

   Administrative Operations Analyst

  • ​​​​​​I provide administrative support for the Pulmonary Division. My position involves organizing meetings/conferences, such as our Pulmonary Research Conference that involves educational presentations by our faculty. I also assist with coordinating our Visiting Professor days, special events, and calendar/schedule management. 
  • I enjoy spending time with my loved ones and being outdoors. One thing on my bucket list that I hope to accomplish within the next year or so would be to see the Northern Lights. 

415-514-2379

[email protected]

 

Elizabeth (Lisa) Kloepfer

CRC Assistant

  • I am Dr. Prescott Woodruff's assistant, helping with his schedule and special projects. I also assist Dr. Stephanie Christenson. 
  • I also provide support to our ACRC group to schedule meetings, presenters, helping with reimbursements, ordering, ATB's, IRB's, recruitment, and event support.