Meet the Commission for the Sciences

The Commission for the Sciences (CFS) is an advisory council who share their expertise and engage their spheres of influence in support of science education at Cal Lutheran.

Jim Bodie
James (Jim) H. Bodie ’98, MS ’06
Test and Integration Engineer
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Patrick Byrne
Patrick J. Byrne ’89, M.D.
Professor of Otolaryngology
John Hopkins Division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Dennis C. Blackburn
Dennis C. Blackburn ’89, D.O.
Othropedic Surgeon
Central Coast Othropedic Medical Group
Antoanella Calame, ’96, M.D.

Director, Compass Dermatopathology and Chief of Dermatology
Scripps Memorial Hospital

Tracy Downs
Tracy M. Downs ’88, M.D.

Associate Professor (CHS) Director, Bladder Cancer and Intravesical Therapy Programs

Assistant Dean, Office of Multicultural Affairs, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Patrick Byrne
Arnold Gutierrez, Ph.D.
Senior Research Scientist (retired)
Gilead Sciences Inc.
Laureen Spinas Hill
Laureen Spinas Hill ’83, M.D.
Chief of Anesthesiology
Robert W. Woodruff Health Sciences Center, Emory University
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Michael A. Lewinski ’79, Ph.D. D(ABMM)

Sr. Director, Medical Affairs
Microbiology & GeneWEAVE
Roche Molecular Systems, Inc.

Marcella Klein Williams
Marcella M. Klein Williams, Ed.D. ’12

Co-founder, Solve for Pattern, and Advisor to the STEM Working Group
Clinton Global Initiative-America 2014

Jane Parnes
Jane Parnes, M.D.
Executive Medical Director, Medical Sciences Amgen, Inc.
parent of Cal Lutheran alumnus
Barry Swerdlow
Barry Swerdlow, M.D.
Anesthesiologist Los Robles Hospital & Medical Center
parent of Cal Lutheran alumnus
Kenneth Wright
Kenneth W. Wright ’72, M.D.

Wright Center