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OPA Staff

Sofie Kleppner, PhD

Associate Vice Provost and Associate Dean, Ask me about: Faculty guidance, Postdoc guidance, Conflict resolution, Policy
Phone: (650) 725-5075

Jennifer Amos

Postdoc Disability and Benefits Specialist, Ask me about: Postdoc Health Benefits and Disability Benefits

Cecy Avila

Disability and Leave Services Manager, Ask me about: Postdoc Benefits and Disability Benefits
Office: 505 Broadway, 5th Floor, Redwood City, CA 94063
Phone: (650) 724-5645

Robin Colomb Sugiura

Director of Postdoctoral Training, Director of PRISM, Ask me about: PRISM, PRISM Baker, Postdoc Travel Awards, Postdoc Groups
Phone: (650) 736-6505

LiAnne Dick

Operations and Fellowships Assistant, Ask me about: Verification Letter, Certificates, Propel Postdoctoral Scholars Program, Purchasing questions
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Ravenn Gethers

Assistant Director of Training & Diversity, Ask me about: Teaching Certificate, Mentoring Programs, JEDI Champion Awards, Academic Chats, Research University Alliance (RUA)

Denise Livengood

HR Benefits Manager, Ask me about: Postdoc health benefits, Insurance billing, Benelogic access, Policy exceptions, Postdoc Benefits website clarification and corrections, Benefits orientations
Office: 505 Broadway 5th Floor, Redwood City, CA 94063
Phone: 650-724-9490
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Rashmi Moran

Senior Program Manager for Learning & Development, Ask me about: Professional and Personal Development Trainings for Postdocs, Sharing programs open to Postdocs, eResources questions and access

Al Murray

Postdoctoral Services Manager - School of Medicine, Ask me about: Appointments, Postdoc Policy, Postdoc Web Forms Training, Visa Policy
Phone: (650) 498-7618
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Kanza F. Naqvi

Postdoctoral Operations Manager, Ask me about: SoM Fellowships, Postdoc Appointments, Policy Exceptions

Roop Prabhu

Organizational Insight Analyst, Ask me about: Reporting, Analyses, Data audits, Surveys, Operations questions

Joshua Rebello

Diversity Programs & Fellowships Manager, Propel Program Manager, Ask me about: Propel Postdoctoral Scholars Program, Postdoc Fellowships at Stanford

Tammy Wilson

Postdoctoral Services Manager - Schools of Business, Education, Engineering, Humanities & Sciences, Law, Sustainability, and Independent Labs, Ask me about: Postdoc Policy, Postdoc Web Forms, Postdoc Policy and Process for H-1B visas, OPA Job Board
Phone: (650) 380-1283

General Inquiries, Questions, and Help: Please use the SNOW ticketing system to submit your inquiry.

Check the Contact Us page to find the appropriate contact for the various services OPA provides.

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Stanford Mail Code: 5402

Resources for Living (Postdoc Assistance Program) (24-hours/7-days):

Phone: (888) 238-6232
TTY: 711
 Username and Password: SUPD

For information about visiting our office and parking, see this page. 

OPA celebrates postdocs from all cultures! We have staff who speak English, Japanese, conversational Spanish, and conversational German. Please let us know if you would like to connect with someone in a langauge other than English.