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Our dedicated team provides the support that helps our department to run. Have a question or need some help? Let us know.

Mona Wapner

Interim Cheif Administrative Officer
Phone: 949-824-6258

Annika Fargas

Administrative Manager
Executive Assistant:
Chair Baruch D. Kuppermann, MD, PhD
Phone: 949-824-8089

Sally Dabiri

Department Administrator
Phone: 949-824-6258

Stephanie Lam

Administrative Coordinator
Phone: 949-824-6256

Drs. Stephan Prepas, Donny Suh, Matthew Wade, Oliva Lee

Pamela Crouch

Administrative Coordinator
Phone: 949-824-0327

Drs. Marjan Farid, Sumit (Sam) Garg, Charlotte Gore, Sanjay Kedhar, Sam Spiegel, 

Solmaz Nassipour

Administrative Coordinator
Phone: 949-824-7944

Drs. Wade Crow, Ken Lin, Kavita Rao, Mohammad Riazi, Jeremiah Tao

Cindy Lee

Administrative Coordinator
Phone: 949-824-3134

Drs. Lilangi Ediriwickrema, Stephanie Lu, Mitul Mehta, Vivek Patel

Aidan Tran

Administrative Coordinator
Phone: 949-824-4122

Drs. Andrew Browne, Maria Del Valle Estopinal, Austin Fox, Don Minckler, Sameh Mosaed, Don Minckler

Lori Monahan

Senior Analyst - Billing
Phone: 949-824-1881

Alex Hernandez

Finance & Billing Assistant
Phone: 949-824-2635

Dana Collinson

Director of Marketing & Special Events
Phone: 949-824-7243

Luis Delgado

Director of Business Development
Phone: 949-824-0305

Angelica Arias

Program Assistant:
Business Development, Marketing & Special Events
Phone: 949-824-9276


Finance Director
Phone: 949-824-xxxx

Shradha Srivastav

Personnel Analyst

Humberto Alejo

Purchasing Agent - Lead
Phone: 949-824-xxxx

Sherry Stoltz

Purchasing Agent
Phone: 949-824-0342

Naomi Carreon

Research Purchasing Coordinator
Phone: 949-824-5637

Angele Nalbandian, PhD

Senior Editor
Phone: 949-824-9490


Research Administrator
Phone: 949-824-xxxx

Anna Kiker, MBA, CRA

Assistant Director Center for Translational Vision Research
Phone: 949-824-3496

Rosalee Reyes

Finance Analyst - Research
Phone: 949-824-9138


Assistant Director of Research Operations
Phone: 949-824-xxxx

Rosie Magallon

Research Coordinator
Phone: 949-824-8295

Jesi Zavala

Research Coordinator
Phone: 949-824-6417

Pauline David

Residency Coordinator
Phone: 949-824-0158


Fellowship Coordinator