Department Leadership

Matthew W. State, MD, PhD

Matthew W. State, MD, PhD

Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Director, Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute
President, Langley Porter Psychiatric Hospital
Executive Director, UCSF Child, Teen and Family Center


Lisa Fortuna, MD, MPH, MDiv

Executive Vice Chair
Vice Chair for Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center


Daniel Becker, MD

Vice Chair for Strategy
Interim Vice Chair for Adult Psychiatry


Jane Czech, MS, MBA

Associate Chair for Administration and Finance


Elissa Epel, PhD

Vice Chair for Adult Psychology


Adri Jayaratne, MA

Chief of Staff

Bryan King, MD, MBA

Bryan King, MD, MBA

Vice Chair for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry


Andrew Krystal, MD, MS

Vice Chair for Research


Descartes Li, MD

Vice Chair for Education

Alicia Lieberman, PhD

Alicia Lieberman, PhD

Vice Chair at-Large

John McQuaid, PhD

John McQuaid, PhD

Vice Chair for San Francisco VA Health Care System


Michelle Porche, EdD

Vice Chair for Diversity and Health Equity


Nicholas Roznovsky, MS

Director of Communications


Barbara Stuart, PhD

Vice Chair for Child and Adolescent Psychology


Marina Tolou-Shams, PhD

Vice Chair for Community Engagement, Outreach, and Advocacy

John Tran, MD

John Tran, MD

Vice Chair for UCSF Fresno

Michael Walker

Michael Walker

Associate Chair for Operations

Kristine Yaffe, MD

Kristine Yaffe, MD

Vice Chair for the Weill Institute