UCSF Wayne and Gladys Valley Center for Vision

Building Dedication

Thursday, February 18, 2021
6:00 p.m. PST

Celebrating the future of vision with the dedication of our new state-of-the-art home for patient-centered care, research, and teaching.


Michael V. Drake, MD

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President, University of California
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Sam Hawgood Portrait

Sam Hawgood, MBBS

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UCSF Chancellor
Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock Distinguished Professor

Sam Hawgood, MBBS, became UCSF’s 10th chancellor in July 2014. He previously served as dean of the UCSF School of Medicine and vice chancellor for medical affairs. In addition to his four-decade distinguished career at UCSF, he is renowned internationally for neonatology research. A native of Australia, Chancellor Hawgood earned his medical degree with first-class honors from the University of Queensland in Brisbane. He trained in pediatrics as a resident and specialized in neonatology as a fellow.

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Talmadge E. King Jr. MD MACP

Talmadge E. King, Jr., MD

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Dean, UCSF School of Medicine
Vice Chancellor, Medical Affairs

Dr. King began his career at UCSF in 1997 as chief of medical services at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center. A physician-scientist, his research has focused on inflammatory and immunologic lung injury. Dr. King is best known for his pioneering work in management of interstitial pneumonias, a scarring process that often leads to death. His bibliography comprises more than 300 publications, and he has co-edited eight books, including the acclaimed reference book Interstitial Lung Disease, now in its fifth edition.

Stephen McLeod, MD

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Chair, UCSF Department of Ophthalmology
Vice Chair, That Man May See
Theresa M. and Wayne M. Caygill, MD Distinguished Professor in Ophthalmology

Kathleen Rydar

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President Emerita, That Man May See

Deborah Chesky

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President, That Man May See

John de Benedetti

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Board Chair, That Man May See