Kent Leach, Ph.D.Kent Leach, Ph.D.

Nomination Highlights:

  • Provides multiple forums for faculty and trainees alike to develop research ideas, improve their academic rigor, develop a better understanding of the scientific process, and communicate best practices in winning peer-reviewed funding.
  • Initiated a monthly meeting of investigators developing research projects in the musculoskeletal health arena, giving priority to junior investigators to present their ideas to a community of mechanistic and clinical faculty.
  • Dr. Leach is an effective collaborator and mentor for junior faculty.
  • A role model for faculty and trainees alike. He is an ambassador for our program and campus, evidenced by his engagement in the community and how he positively represents UC Davis Health.
  • Deeply committed to his trainees, colleagues, and University, while also striving to achieve work/life balance. He intentionally and openly shares his struggles and successes in balancing these activities with his trainees in order to serve as an example to them for their own careers.
  • Ruth Shim, M.D., M.P.H.
  • Lavjay Butani, M.D. (Education/Teaching)
  • Clara Paik, M.D. (Clinical Care)
  • Lee-Way Jin, M.D. (Research)
  • Satya Dandekar, Ph.D., Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology
  • Blanca Solis, M.D., Department of Family and Community Medicine
  • Robert J. Canter, M.D., School of Medicine, Department of Surgery
  • Daniel Tancredi, Ph.D., School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics
  • Ezra Amsterdam, M.D., School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  • Frank Sharp, M.D., School of Medicine, Department of Neurology
  • Mark Underwood, M.D., School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics
  • Ramsey Badawi, Ph.D., School of Medicine, Department of Radiology
  • Colleen Clancy, Ph.D., School of Medicine, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
  • Ralph Green, M.D., Ph.D., School of Medicine, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
  • Emanual Maverakis, M.D., School of Medicine, Department of Dermatology
  • Charles Scott, M.D., School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
  • Diana Farmer, M.D., School of Medicine, Department of Surgery
  • James Holmes, Jr.,  M.D., School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine
  • Dennis Styne, M.D., School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics
  • Jan Nolta, Ph.D., School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  • William Murphy, Ph.D., School of Medicine, Department of Dermatology

  • Nipavan Chiamvimonvat, M.D., School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  • Francis Lu, M.D., School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
  • Judith Turgeon, Ph.D., School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  • David Amaral, Ph.D., School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
  • Charles DeCarli, M.D., School of Medicine, Department of Neurology
  • John Keltner, M.D., School of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology
  • Frazer Stevenson, M.D., School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  • Kit Lam, M.D., Ph.D., School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  • Nancy Lane, M.D., School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  • Rivkah Isseroff, M.D., School of Medicine, Department of Dermatology
  • Reen Wu, Ph.D., School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  • Charles Bevins, M.D., Ph.D., School of Medicine, Department of Medical Microbiology & Immunology
  • Cameron Carter, M.D., School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
  • Ellen Gold, Ph.D., School of Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences
  • Joseph Antognini, M.D., School of Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
  • Peter Franks, M.D., B.S., M.S. Ed., School of Medicine, Department of Family and Community Medicine
  • Randi Hagerman, M.D., School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics
  • Jerold Last, Ph.D., School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  • Klea Bertakis, M.D., School of Medicine, Department of Family and Community Medicine
  • Ralph deVere White, M.D., School of Medicine, Department of Urology
  • Richard Kravitz, M.D., School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  • Nathan Kuppermann, M.D., M.P.H., School of Medicine, Departments of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics
  • Sue Barton, Ph.D., Psy.D., School of Medicine, Department of Family and Community Medicine
  • Laurel Beckett, Ph.D., School of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine
  • Carroll Cross, M.D., School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  • Scott Fishman, M.D., School of Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology
  • David Gandara, M.D., School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  • Peter Cala, Ph.D., School of Medicine, Department of Human Physiology
  • James Goodnight, M.D., School of Medicine, Department of Surgery
  • Mark Servis, M.D., School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry
  • Robert Hales, M.D., School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
  • Thomas Nesbitt, M.D., School of Medicine, Department of Family and Community Medicine
  • Patrick Romano, M.D., School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  • John C. Rutledge, M.D., School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine