Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations


UCSF is an ideal partner for corporations and foundations seeking a mutually beneficial relationship with a world-class health sciences institution. Such partnerships enable the University to attract exceptional students and a superior faculty, maintain state-of-the-art clinical and research facilities and programs, and continue groundbreaking medical and health policy research.


The Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations assists organizations with their philanthropic objectives and provides guidance to UCSF faculty and staff to procure funding.

Suzy Beemer, Executive Director, 415-514-2612

Leila Attarzadeh, Director, 415-476-2972

Melanie Derynck, Director, 415-476-6253

Liz Catalano, Associate Director, 415-476-3632

Evan Kennedy, Research and Writing Analyst, 415-502-8362

Nathaniel Hui, Development Assistant, 415-502-8693