Winona Ward

Assistant Vice Chancellor - Research
Interim Director, Office of Clinical Trials Activation

Winona Ward is a Certified Research Administrator (CRA) with over twenty-five years of experience in sponsored project administration, including pre-award service management, award negotiation, government and industry contracting, clinical trials administration, policy and procedure development, training and research compliance.  She holds a Master in Research Administration (MRA), and is an expert in the management of sponsored research conducted nationally, and globally. 

As Assistant Vice Chancellor, Ms. Ward oversees the UCSF Office of Sponsored Research, which includes Research Management Services, Government and Business Contracts, Industry Contracts Division, and Subawards.  She also is responsible for the Office of Clinical Trial Activation (OCTA), including Calendar Build, Coverage Analysis, and Budgeting for clinical trials, as well as the UCSF Clinical Trial Management System: OnCore.