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Department Administration

9500 Gilman Drive, Mail Code 0869
La Jolla, CA 92093-0869

Name Title Contact
Paula Rushton Executive Assistant to the Chair

Altman Clinical Translational Research Institute (ACTRI)
9452 Medical Center Drive, Room L1W106
La Jolla, CA 92037
Phone: 858-822-4608; Fax: 858-822-6985
Email: prushton@health.ucsd.edu

Wendy Nguyen Administrative Vice Chair (AdVC) Phone: 858-657-1672
Email: w7nguyen@health.ucsd.edu
Brenda Charuwatsuntorn Administrative Analyst

Phone: 858-822-3973
Email: bchar@health.ucsd.edu

Carisse Gaude Residency & Fellowship Program Coordinator

Phone: 858-657-1675
Email: cgaude@health.ucsd.edu

​Darlene Garvais ​Administrative Assistant,
website POC
​Phone: 858-822-6118
Email: dgarvais@health.ucsd.edu
Open Fund Manager Phone: 858-822-7917

Clinical Contact Information

University Pacific Center (UPC)
8899 University Center Lane #350, Mail Code 0975
San Diego, CA 92122-0975

Christine Hartinger
UPC Practice Manager
Phone: 858-657-7297
Email: cmhartinger@health.ucsd.edu

Clinical Appointments

Clinic locations

Dermatopathology Lab

Clinical care contact: 858-657-8322
Administrative contact: 858-657-1285

Procedural Dermatology & Mohs Surgery

Clinical care contact: 858-657-8322

Dermatology Clinical Trials

Phone: 858-657-1697

Administrative Office

7960 Birmingham Drive
San Diego, CA 92123

Clinic Scheduling

Phone: 858-966-6795

Clinical Trials

Phone: 858-576-1700, Ext. 4295

Pediatric & Adolescent Dermatology

Rady's Children's Hospital & Health Center
3020 Children's Way, Mail Code 5092
San Diego, CA 92123-5092

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