Graduate Division 2022 Commencement

Join us here to watch the UCSF Graduate Division's 2022 Commencement, recorded LIVE at the Herbst Theatre in San Francisco on May 20, 2022.


UCSF Graduate Division 2022 Commencement
Herbst Theatre in San Francisco
Friday, May 20, 2022  |  11 a.m. 


Event Program

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Academic Procession



Nicquet Blake, PhD
Dean, Graduate Division
Vice Provost, Student Academic Affairs

Presentation of Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award

to Mercedes Paredes, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Neurology

Commencement Address

Pushing Boundaries Through Discovery and Community
Tejal Desai, PhD
Deborah Cowan Endowed Professor, Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences
Director, UCSF HIVE (Health Innovation via Engineering)
Founding Director, UCSF/UCB Master's Program in Translational Medicine

Conferral of Degrees

Sam Hawgood, MBBS
Chancellor, UC San Francisco


Advanced Study in Clinical Research
Biomedical Imaging
Global Health Sciences
Healthcare Administration and Interprofessional Leadership
Oral and Craniofacial Sciences
Translational Medicine


Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Biological and Medical Informatics
Biomedical Sciences
Cell Biology
Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Developmental and Stell Cell Biology
Epidemiology and Translational Science
History of Health Sciences
Medical Anthropology
Oral and Craniofacial Sciences
Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacogenomics
Rehabilitation Science

Closing Remarks

Nicquet Blake, PhD


Music by San Francisco Brass Quintet