Team

The mission of UCI Health is to Discover, Teach and Heal. To achieve this mission, the UCI Consent to Contact Registry (C2C) has been launched to connect the people of Orange County with researchers at UCI. Leading the operation of C2C is the faculty and staff of UCI MIND (Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders). Here are just some of the dedicated people involved in this effort.
Joshua Grill, PhD

Joshua Grill, PhD

Associate Professor Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior; Co-Director of UCI MIND; Leader of Recruitment and Retention Unit, UCI Institute for Clinical and Translational Science

Dr. Grill is an NIH-funded Alzheimer’s disease researcher whose work focuses on clinical trials, especially issues related to recruitment and retention. He is the principal investigator of the UCI C2C.

Aimee Pierce, MD

Aimee Pierce, MD

Medical Director of the Memory Assessment Research Center

Dr. Pierce is a neurologist who specializes in cognitive disorders. She completed her medical training at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, UCLA, and UC San Diego. She is the co-principal investigator of the UCI C2C.

Megan Witbracht, PhD

Megan Witbracht, PhD

Clinical Research Coordinator

Dr. Witbracht is responsible for managing the regulatory activities for all studies conducted at UCI MIND.

Chelsea Cox, MPH, MSW

Chelsea Cox, MPH, MSW

Associate Director of Education

Chelsea directs UCI MIND outreach, recruitment, and education programs throughout Orange County.

Adrijana Gombosev, MS, CCRP

Adrijana Gombosev, MS, CCRP

Recruitment and Retention Unit Manager

Adrijana fosters research partnerships within and outside the University, provides recruitment outreach, and helps manage the UCI C2C Registry.

Kirsten Klein

Kirsten Klein

Assistant Education Coordinator

Kirsten manages the UCI C2C Registry and helps organize and deliver UCI MIND outreach, recruitment, and education programs throughout Orange County.

Dan Hoang

Dan Hoang

Data Manager

Dan manages data sharing, security and computer programming for UCI MIND.