Maria Wamsley, MD

Director of PIPE and Professor of Clinical

Dr. Wamsley is a general internist and a Professor of Medicine at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF).

Cathi Dennehy, PharmD

Clinical Pharmacy

Dr. Dennehy is a Clinical Professor in the School of Pharmacy. She served as the residency program director to the first year Post Graduate Year 1 (PGY1) Residency Training Program for 16 years, from 2001-2017 and continues to enjoy mentoring students and residents in attaining their career goals. She is internationally known for her expertise in herbs and dietary supplements based on her publications, clinical research, affiliations, speaking engagements and health education. In the School of Pharmacy, she serves as theme director for gastrointestinal therapeutics.

Kai Kennedy, DPT

Associate Professor
Physical Therapy

Dr. Kennedy is an Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science. Dr. Kennedy has extensive experience addressing issues of health equity through the lens of functional movement. She leads programs providing rehabilitative care in underserved communities in the United States, the Caribbean, and West Africa. She has a keen interest in developing innovative curricular strategies that prepare students of health professions to provide effective care in community-centered programs.

Angel Kuo, EdD, MSN, PNP

Associate Director of PIPE and Clinical Prof & Vice Chair
Family Health Care Nursing

Angel Chen Kuo, EdD, CPNP-PC is a Clinical Professor and Vice Chair (Administration/Academic Programs) of the Department of Family Health Care Nursing in the School of Nursing. She also serves as Associate Director of UCSF Program for Interprofessional Practice and Education. Professor Kuo is a member of the Academy of Medical Educators at UCSF.

Jennifer Mandal, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine

Dr. Mandal earned a BA in human biology at Stanford University and an MD at UCSF, subsequently completing a residency in internal medicine at UCSF. She is an assistant professor of medicine in the division of Rheumatology at UCSF. 

Josette Rivera, MD

Professor of Medicine

Josette Rivera is a Professor of Medicine and a clinician educator in the UCSF Division of Geriatrics. She received her medical degree from the University of Rochester and completed residency training in Primary Care Internal Medicine at Johns Hopkins Bayview, followed by a clinical and research fellowship in the Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology at Johns Hopkins. At the conclusion of fellowship, Dr. Rivera became a staff physician at On Lok Lifeways, a Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly, which serves nursing home eligible seniors in the San Francisco area. Dr.