Edward Kuczynski

Director, HRPP

I oversee the operations of the HRPP office. I work with the HRPP staff, IRB committee members, and the broader UCSF research community to protect participants and initiate studies in a timely fashion. 

Erin Coons

Associate Director, HRPP

I oversee the single IRB and reliance components of the HRPP office, and am responsible for developing updated IRB guidance as needed.


Taylar Hagan

Assistant Director, QIU Director

I oversee on-site compliance monitoring, investigations, post-approval events and HRPP educational activities. 

Janae Koger-Hunt

Oakland Committee Coordinator

I process new studies that require full committee review for the Oakland IRB Committee. I also manage the meeting agendas for that committee.

Iya Vargas

Expedited and Exempt Coordinator

I process modifications and continuing reviews for minimal risk studies. I am only available by email.