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Maria Wamsley, MD

Director of PIPE and Professor of Clinical Medicine
Medicine

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

Cathi Dennehy, PharmD

Professor
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. She currently serves as an educational director in the new three year Pharm. D. curriculum for gastrointestinal therapeutics. She provides direct patient care in the Anticoagulation Clinic and in Transitions of Care. Her area of clinical research and expertise is herbal medicine and dietary supplements.

Susan Hyde, DDS, MPH, PhD

Professor
Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences

As the Interprofessional Education Faculty Lead for the School of Dentistry, I collaborate with the Faculty Leads from the other Schools to develop didactic, clinical, and elective curricula for all UCSF health professions students, in addition to the world's first massive open online course (MOOC) on interprofessional education and practice (2014).

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, RN, MSN, PNP

Clinical Prof & Vice-Chair
Family Health Care Nursing

Angel Chen Kuo, CPNP-PC is a Clinical Professor and Vice Chair of the Department of Family Health Care Nursing in the School of Nursing. Professor Kuo also serves as the School of Nursing Faculty Lead for the Program in Interprofessional Practice and Education at UCSF, and Co-Chair of the IPE Curriculum and Clinical Committees. She is one of the faculty developers for Teach for UCSF Interprofessional Education Teaching Certificate as well as the Clinical Teaching Certificate.

Jennifer Mandal, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine
Medicine

Dr. Mandal earned a BA in human biology at Stanford Uiversity 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
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.