Elizabeth Gress, MPA
Operations & Strategy Lead, UCSF-STanford PEdiatric Device Consortium
Program Lead, Surgical Innovations, UCSF
A founding member of the UCSF PDC, Liz has led the PDC’s operations and development since 2009. As Strategy & Operations Lead, Liz oversees program finances, interfaces with affiliated programs, consultants, and partners, and ensures coordination among the PDC leadership team and board. She also drives and monitors progress towards the PDC’s strategic objectives in capacity-building and program sustainability.
Liz is an experienced grants and technical writer and can assist PDC innovators with SBIR grant applications, IDE submissions, and IRB and IACUC protocols, as well as advise innovators on potential funding sources.