Michelle De Guire
Membership Director

Michelle is Chief Business Development & Administrative Officer for UC San Diego Department of Pediatrics, one of the largest departments within the UCSD School of Medicine.  It is comprised of 18 Divisions with approximately 180 faculty, 50 academic appointees, 54 residents, 50 post-doctoral fellows (both MDs and PhDs) and more than 300 staff employees.  With over twenty years of healthcare administration experience, Michelle has served the Department of Pediatrics since 1997.  Michelle received her Master of Public Health and Master of Social Work degrees from San Diego State University after obtaining her BA in Biology from UC San Diego.  She is also a Certified Clinical Research Coordinator and member of the Association of American Colleges, Association of Clinical Research Professionals and the American Public Health Association.  Michelle enjoys exercising and spending time with her family. She lives in San Diego with her husband, Joel, and her son, Eric. Her son, Adam, is now attending UC Santa Barbara.