Hook-Barnard Appointed Director of Research Strategy

India Hook-Barnard, PhD, has been appointed Director of Research Strategy in the School of Medicine, where she will work with Executive Vice Dean Keith Yamamoto, PhD, developing and supporting research and research training programs.

India Hook-Barnard, PhD

She will also direct efforts to secure major research and infrastructure funding, and providing advice, consultation and analysis on scientific initiatives and related business partnerships and applications, and their contributions toward advancing the strategic direction of the school.

Hook-Barnard will also work with Yamamoto in his role as Vice Chancellor for Research, supporting the basic, clinical and social and behavioral research endeavors in their development and pursuit of precision medicine, the over-arching conceptual and organizational platform for research on our campus.

Her most recent role before joining UCSF was senior program officer at the Institute of Medicine’s Board on Health Sciences Policy.

Her background in research strategy includes a wide spectrum of scientific discovery, translational research and clinical medicine, as well as policy, regulation, ethical and societal concerns.

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