Meet our core team at UCSF

CPR3 is led by Principal Investigator Dr. Priya Shete, Associate Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology at UCSF. Dr. Shete has assembled a multidisciplinary team with experience in research, public health policy, grants administration, and program coordination and evaluation. This UCSF-based team is working closely with CDPH experts to execute all program activities to develop and operationalize a targeted research agenda aligned to local public health needs now and in the future.  

Priya Shete

Principal Investigator

Alice Guan

Graduate Student Researcher

Andrea Nickerson

Program Manager


Carolyn Smith Hughes

Associate Director
Evidence to Policy

Ella Cornell

MD Resident Researcher

Georgina Lopez

Director of Finance
and Operations


Hannah Park

Strategic Advisor

Hilary Spindler

Program Director

Julia Roberts

Project Coordinator


Nicole Santos

Associate Director of
Research Operations

Phillip DeBiase

Contract Management

Sally Mead

Finance Analyst


Shirin Purkayastha

Equity Policy Analyst

Taytum Sanderbeck

Communications Coordinator

Shelby Mayoral

Contract Management