Valeri Lantz-Gefroh, MFA

Director of Communication Education, Sanford Institute for Empathy & Compassion


Val is a professional actor, director, and teacher. She came to UC San Diego after serving as the Artistic Director of the TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine. For the last decade she has created unique curricula based on theater practice and other disciplines to help healthcare providers, students and researchers connect and engage more effectively with their audiences.