Alece Alderson
Veteran Services Coordinator
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(415) 502-5377

Alece Alderson is thrilled to be supporting the veteran and military population at UCSF. She is dedicated in building community, mentorship programs, and advocating for the military population. Prior to UCSF, Alece spent three years working at Virginia Tech with the Corps of Cadets—a 24/7 military leadership program. Alece welcomes students to visit her at the Student Success Center or make an individual appointment.


Christine Coleman
Veteran Education Benefits Certifying Official
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(415) 476-4185

Christine Coleman has served as the VA Certifying Official at UCSF for the past 10 years in her dual role as a Budget Analysis in the Student Financial Aid Office. She finds this to be the perfect balance assisting students directly and indirectly while also satisfying her need to crunch numbers! Christine is committed to support students, residents, and fellows navigate their VA Benefits throughout their journey at UCSF.

Student Ambassadors


Nicholas Evans
Navy, Veteran
School of Nursing
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Jonathan Im
Army, Veteran
School of Pharmacy
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Edward Kempton
Navy, Veteran
School of Medicine
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Molly O’Hare
Air Force
School of Dentistry
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