Leadership & Administration

The Office of the Dean operates under the expert guidance of a knowledgeable team that anticipates and responds to the needs of the Cedars-Sinai research and education community.

Executive Leadership

Bruce L. Gewertz, MD
Chair, Department of Surgery, Vice President, Interventional Services, Vice Dean, Academic Affairs
Sarah Kilpatrick, MD, PhD
Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Associate Dean, Faculty Development
Nicole Anderson Leonard, JD, MBA
Vice President, Research, Associate Dean, Research
Mark Noah, MD
Associate Dean, Medical Education, Medical Director, Graduate Medical Education, Graduate Medical Education Institutional Designated Official
Gerardo Ramirez
Assistant Dean, Academic Operations, Executive Director, Academic Affairs and Research Institute
Administration Team

  • Shira Berman,
    Research Project Advisor, Academic Affairs
  • Amber Bowdry,
    Program Administrator, Academic Affairs Finance Services
  • Thom Cagle,
    Executive Assistant to VP Research, Academic Affairs
  • Edgar Banuelos,
    Program Administrator, Academic Affairs
  • Karen Geiser,
    Executive Assistant to Dean of the Faculty, Academic Affairs
  • Hahn Lee,
    Research Report Coordinator, Strategy and Reporting
  • LaToya Hearns, MHA
    Research Operations Associate Special Projects, Academic Affairs
  • Grace Labrado,
    Program/Project Coordinator, Academic Affairs
  • Bari Laner,
    Program Administrator, Academic Affairs
  • Karim Moufidi,
    Associate Director, Strategy and Reporting
  • Kory Pringle,
    Program Administrator, Academic Affairs Finance Services
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