Leadership and Administrative Core

Pepper Center

The Leadership Administrative Core oversees the Pepper Center activities and administration of its resources. In addition to bridging communication with the National Pepper Center, this core organizes the collaborations with UCSF partners to develop our impact, and oversees the selection process for new pilot and research career development grants.

Principal Investigator and Core Leader

Ken Covinsky, MD
Professor, Division of Geriatrics

The UCSF Pepper Center is one of 15 Centers located throughout the United States, funded by the National Institute on Aging. Each Center focuses on increasing scientific knowledge to support older adults maintaining their independence. Read more on the National Pepper Center website.