SAS Vice Dean: Ramin Sedehi
Ramin Sedehi of UCSF Stanford Health Care in San Francisco has been named Vice Dean for Finance and Administration in the School of Arts and Sciences, effective March 20. The appointment, recently announced by SAS Dean Samuel Preston, makes Mr. Sedehi the chief financial and administrative officer of the School with oversight responsibilities for matters of budget, facilities, computing, and human resources. He replaces Mike Mandl, who left Penn to assume a vice presidency at Duke University in November.
At UCSF Stanford Health Care, Mr. Sedehi has served as Director of Schools of Medicine Support since 1997. In that role he has been responsible for all financial operations and transactions between the central UCSF Stanford Health Care organization and the schools of medicine at the University of California at San Francisco and Stanford, which together encompass 36 departments and 2000 faculty. Prior to the merger that created UCSF Stanford Health Care, Mr. Sedehi held several financial positions at the UCSF Medical Center from 1990 to 1997.
Mr. Sedehi holds a B.A. in Chemistry and a Master of Public Administration degree from California State University--Hayward.
"Based upon our meetings with Ramin and discussions with those who have worked with him, I am confident that he will be highly effective in advancing the programs of the School" said Samuel Preston, Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences. "Let me take this opportunity," Dean Preston added, "to thank Tom Stump from the School of Engineering and Applied Science for his outstanding service as Interim Vice Dean. I am pleased to report that Tom will stay on in this capacity until Ramin arrives."
Almanac, Vol. 46, No. 21, February 15, 2000