Associate Director for Administration Ira S. Goodman

Associate Director Ira S. Goodman

Ira S. Goodman
Associate Director for Administration

Ira S. Goodman assists the UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center director and his leadership team in implementing all phases of strategic planning and policy implementation. In addition to his participation as a decision-making member of the senior team, the Associate Director for Administration manages all aspects of the center’s business functions. He also helps the center director promote the Center’s integrated mission to the larger healthcare and lay community of San Diego and its surrounding region. In this capacity, Mr. Goodman has center-wide responsibility for business and finance; grants management; human resources administration; facilities and shared resources management; information technology and systems, planning, communications and development; member and community relations, and liaison with local, state and national organizations associated with the fight against cancer.

Mr. Goodman brings to the position a wealth of knowledge including 17 years experience as administrative director of a National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated matrix comprehensive cancer center.  He also has held positions as central administration director of grants and contracts administration; administrator of the department of Psychiatry, administrator of the department of Pathology and administrator of an NCI-designated Center for AIDS Research. He has served on a number of institutional boards including the Institutional Review Board, Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, General Clinical Research Center Executive Advisory Committee, and Institutional Biosafety Committee.  He has been an administrative consultant to National Institute of Health Study Sections and other educational and academic institutions. He is a past associate editor of the Journal of Research Administrators.

Mr. Goodman holds a Bachelor of Science degree in biology and chemistry from Long Island University; a Master of Public Administration and a Master of Science in clinical management from New York University Graduate School of Public Administration. He also is a Certified Research Administrator as conferred by the Research Administrators Certification Council. 

Contact information:

Ira Goodman
Phone: 858-822-1212
Fax: 858-534-7628
Email: igoodman@ucsd.edu