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Michael Webster, B.S.
Chief Administrative Officer  

In May 2020, Michael Webster joined CHPR as the interim chief administrative officer, then became the permanent chief administrative officer in September 2020. Prior to CHPR, he worked as the research finance manager for the Department of Internal Medicine for nine years. While in internal medicine, he was the interim division manager for the Division of General Internal Medicine for thirteen months and, shortly before then, the interim division manager of the Division of Hematology/Oncology for three months. Michael's prior experience includes leadership roles at UC Davis Contracts and Grants Accounting and in a variety of capacities at UC Merced in the founding academic office and as the first contract and grant accountant at UC Merced, taking over duties previously administered by UCLA’s Extramural Fund Management unit.

Skill Set

  • Financial management
  • Project management
  • Leadership
  • Human resources management

Research Interests

  • Mental health research
  • Community-based research


  • B.S., Business Administration, California State University, Fresno
  • Certificate in Research Administration (CRA)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)