The School of Medicine Office of Research (SOMOR) is comprised of the Research Operations Unit, Grants Facilitation Unit, Laboratory Health and Safety Unit, Research Space Oversight Unit and the Office of Entrepreneurship & Industry Alliances Unit and Evaluation Unit.

The School of Medicine Office of Research supports investigators who perform biomedical research across the UC Davis School of Medicine and the UC Davis main campus. 

Theodore (Ted) Wun, M.D., FACP (Research Profile)
Associate Dean for Research
Director of the UC Davis Clinical and Translational Science Center
Chief of Hematology and Oncology
Office: 916-734-3772

Ted Wun

Angela Haczku, M.D., Ph.D. (Research Profile)
Associate Dean for Translational Research
Professor of Medicine
Director, Translational Lung Biology Program
Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Division
Office: 530-754-6932

Angela Haczku

Anuurad Erdembileg, M.D., Ph.D., M.A.S. (Research Profile)
Assistant Dean for Research
Director, School of Medicine Office of Research
Office: 916-703-9143

Monique Vasquez
Research Operations Manager
Office: 916-734-7933
Cell:  916-510-9242


Nguyet (Nugget) Kong
Research Analyst
Office: 916-703-0498

Tasska Johnson
Administrative Assistant
Office: 916-703-9141


Mariah Godfrey
Administrative Assistant
Industry Partner Liaison
Office: 916-694-9552

Mariah Godfrey

Erica Chédin, Ph.D.
Associate Director, Collaborative Research Proposals
Office: 916-703-9145

Erica Chedin

Betty Guo, Ph.D.
Associate Director, Individual Research Proposals and Training Grants
Office: 916-703-9137

Betty Guo

Elizabeth Ingham
Safety Officer
School of Medicine, Sacramento Campus
Cell: 916-947-9847


Brett Smith
Safety Officer
School of Medicine, Genome Center, Biomedical Engineering, Davis Campus
Office: 530-752-9996
Cell: 530-304-0006

brett smith

Mark Vasquez
Senior Auto Equipment Operator
School of Medicine Receiving
Office:  530-752-6555

Mark Hanke

Eric Hanke
Auto Equipment Operator
School of Medicine Receiving
Office: 530-752-6566
Cell: 530-574-7642

Eric Hanke

Shawn Rasmussen
Manager of Space, Facilities, and Safety
School of Medicine, Sacramento Campus
Office: 916-703-9182
Cell: 916-761-7582

Shawn Rasmussen

Julie Rainwater, Ph.D.
Director, Evaluation

Julie Rainwater

Stuart Henderson, Ph.D.
Associate Director, Evaluation

Stuart Henderson

Stacey Neves, M.A.
Evaluation Specialist

Stacey Neves

Rebeca Giacinto, Ph.D., M.P.H./M.A.
Evaluation Specialist

Rebeca Giacinto

Jenny Wagner, M.P.H
Evaluation Specialist

Jenny Wagner

Melissa Sullivan
Evaluation Analyst

Melissa Sullivan