Erika is a long standing UC San Diego employee with 35 years of diverse
experience in department business office and sponsored research management. She
has held positions at the general campus, the Scripps Institute of Oceanography
Marine Physical Laboratory, and the School of Medicine. She most recently
served as the Director of Strategic Research Initiatives where she focused on
the development and implementation of new sponsored research administration
processes and programs in the Health Sciences. Erika is an acknowledged expert
in pre- and post-award administration, thus bringing essential experience to this
leadership role. Erika has been involved in many campus and Health Sciences
initiatives in research administration including most currently eRAP and SPUG.
She has also redesigned and launched the curriculum for the current highly
successful Health Sciences Research Administration A-Z training program that is
open to campus-wide participation.