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First-Year Course Directors

Anatomy & Embryology

* Jamie Wikenheiser, Ph.D.
Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology
UC Irvine School of Medicine
306D Med Surge II
Irvine, CA  92697-4089
Phone: 949-824-9159
Fax: 949-824-2485
jwikenhe@uci.edu
  Mary Paliescheskey
course coordinator
Office of Curricular Affairs
UC Irvine School of Medicine
Medical Education Building 836
Irvine, CA  92697-4089
Phone: 949-824-7657
Fax: 949-824-2083
mpaliesc@uci.edu

Biochemistry and Molecular & Cell Biology

* Rob Steele, PhD
Department of Biological Chemistry
UC Irvine School of Medicine
C233, C228 MED SCI I
Irvine, CA  92697-1700
Phone: 949-824-7341
Fax: 949-824-2688
resteele@uci.edu
 

Mary Paliescheskey
Course coordinator
Office of Curricular Affairs
UC Irvine School of Medicine
Medical Education Building 836
Irvine, CA  92697-4089
Phone: 949-824-7657
Fax: 949-824-2083
mpaliesc@uci.edu

Clinical Foundations I

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Dawn Elfenbein, MD
Course Director
333 City Blvd - West City Tower
Suite 1600 
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-456-6327
Cell Phone: 410-274-2658
delfenbe@uci.edu

Penny Murata, MD
Co-Director
UC Irvine Family Health Center - Santa Ana
800 North Main Street
Santa Ana, Ca 92701
Phone: 714-456-7002
Pager: 714-506-7077
prmurata@uci.edu

 

Yvette Warner
Course coordinator
UC Irvine School of Medicine
Medical Education Bldg. 836 
836 Health Sciences Road 
Room 1105
Irvine, CA 92697-4089
Office Phone: 949-824-4771
Cell Phone: 949-636-3469
ywarner@uci.edu

Histology

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Xiangmin Xu, Ph.D
Course Director
Dep't Anatomy & Neurobiology,
362 Med Surge II, 
School of Medicine,
University of California,
Irvine CA 92697-1275
Phone: 949-824-0040
xianfmin.xu@uci.edu

  Mary Paliescheskey
Course coordinator
Office of Curricular Affairs
UC Irvine School of Medicine
Medical Education Building 836
Irvine, CA  92697-4089
Phone: 949-824-7657
Fax: 949-824-2083
mpaliesc@uci.edu

Immunology

* Milton L. Greenberg, Ph.D.
Course Director
Department of Physiology & Biophysics
UC Irvine School of Medicine
D350 Med Sci I
Irvine, CA 92697
Phone: 949-824-6721
Fax: 949-824-8540           
greenbem@uci.edu
  Angel Meza
Course coordinator
UC Irvine School of Medicine
Medical Education Bldg. 836 
836 Health Sciences Road 
Office # 1105
Irvine, CA 92697-4089
949-824-9805 Phone
949-824-2083 Fax
ameza7@uci.edu

Medical Genetics

* Michael Vincent Zaragoza, MD, PhD
Course Director
Assistant Professor, UCI Cardiogenomics Clinical and Research Program Department of Pediatrics, Division of Genetics & Genomics, and Department of Biological Chemistry The University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine
2042 Hewitt Hall
Irvine, CA 92697-3940
lab office 949-824-8813
clinical office 714-456-5791
mzaragoz@uci.edu
  Angel Meza
Course coordinator
UC Irvine School of Medicine
Medical Education Bldg. 836 
836 Health Sciences Road 
Office # 1105
Irvine, CA 92697-4089
949-824-9805 Phone
949-824-2083 Fax
ameza7@uci.edu

Neurosciences

* Ana Solodkin, Ph.D
Course Director
Dept of Anatomy & Neurobiology,
1505 Hewitt Hall, University of California,
Irvine Anatomy & Neurobiology
Irvine, CA 92697-3975
Phone: 949-824-1480
solodkin@uci.edu
  Mary Paliescheskey
Course coordinator
Office of Curricular Affairs
UC Irvine School of Medicine
Medical Education Building 836
Irvine, CA  92697-4089
Phone: 949-824-7657
Fax: 949-824-2083
mpaliesc@uci.edu

PACE I

  Bobby Sasson, MD
Course Director
Patient Centered (PACE) Clerkship
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine
Phone: 949.824.8600
bsasson@uci.edu
  David Williams
Program Coordinator
UC Irvine School of Medicine
Medical Education Bldg. 836 
836 Health Sciences Road 
Room 1105
Irvine, CA 92697-4089
949-824-2029 Phone
949-824-2083 Fax
williad2@uci.edu

Physiology/Pathophysiology

* Milton L. Greenberg, Ph.D.
Course Director
Department of Physiology & Biophysics
UC Irvine School of Medicine
D350 Med Sci I
Irvine, CA 92697
Phone: 949-824-6721
Fax: 949-824-8540           
greenbem@uci.edu
  Angel Meza
Course coordinator
UC Irvine School of Medicine
Medical Education Bldg. 836 
836 Health Sciences Road 
Office # 1105
Irvine, CA 92697-4089
949-824-9805 Phone
949-824-2083 Fax
ameza7@uci.edu