Shawna Silesky, BS
Division Administrator, Clinical Research Support
SC CTSI Role
Shawna’s role in the SC CTSI project is to manage the CTSI financial aspects of the program at CHLA. She works closely with Dr. Kipke to oversee the program at CHLA and as well as work with faculty to apply for CTSI funding.
Shawna has over 20 years of research administration experience. She worked for more than 17 years at UC Irvine before coming to CHLA. She has held various roles at UC Irvine such as a Grants Officer, Administrative Director of a Neurodevelopmental Research Clinic and CFO in the Department of Medicine. She currently holds the position of Division Administrator of the Division of Research on Children, Youth & Families at CHLA.