Vaden Staff: Administration

FriedmanIra M. Friedman, MD
Director, Vaden Health Center
Associate Vice Provost for Student Affairs

Education: BA, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York,  MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY
Professional Affiliations/Certifications: Clinical Associate Professor (Affiliated) of Pediatrics and Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, American College Health Association, National Association of Personnel Administrators, American Academy of Pediatrics, Society for Adolescent Medicine
Professional Interests: All aspects of health care administration, especially in the setting of higher education

StacyLeigh Stacy, MPA
Associate Director

Education:  BS in Nutrition Science, UC Davis; MPA, Healthcare Administration, University of San Francisco
Professional Affiliations/Certificates: Medical Group Management Association
Personal Interests:  Time with family and friends, running, skiing, traveling, and all things canine


Deirdre Rockefeller, MBA
Administrative Services Manager

Education:  BS in Business Management and Human Resource Management, San Jose State University; MBA, San Jose State University
Personal Interests:  Health, Nutrition, Fitness, Dogs, Traveling, Cooking

Kathryn Gelman, MPH
Quality Manager

Education:  BS Kinesiology, UCLA; MPH Epidemiology, School of Public Health, UCLA;
Professional Affiliations/Certificates: California Association for Healthcare Quality, California Society for Healthcare Risk Management, American College of Healthcare Association
Professional Interests: Patient Safety Coalition; Regulatory Standards and Accreditation; Environmental Health and Safety Compliance
Personal Interests: Masters Swimming; Court-Appointed Child Advocate (CASA); Surfing; Traveling within Central and South America

Support Staff


CorreiaJoAnn Correia, MS
Building Manager

Education: BA, English, California State University, San Jose, CA, California Elementary Teaching Credential, University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, MS, Human Resources Organizational Development, Golden Gate University, San Francisco, CA
Professional Affiliations/Certifications:
American Association of University Women
National Notary Association
Professional Interests: All aspects of student health administration. I always strive to provide excellent service to the Vaden staff.
Personal Interests: Travel, gardening, cooking, community volunteer

KottikasGina Kottikas
Administrative Associate

Education:  BS in Business Marketing/Administration from San Jose State University; San Jose, California.
Personal Interests:  Cooking, traveling, playing sports, dancing and spending time with family and friends

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