We lead integrated, outcome-driven communications to strengthen awareness of UCSF’s excellence across patient care, research and education. We also lead federal, state and local advocacy efforts and drive engagement in the issues that matter to our campus and clinical enterprise.
The office is led by Barbara J. French, vice chancellor for Strategic Communications and University Relations.
In her role, French oversees the development and implementation of multichannel communications programs to champion the University’s mission of advancing health worldwide. She serves as lead counsel to the chancellor and UCSF’s executive team on issues related to internal and external communications, media relations, government affairs