Mini Gill

Jaya Mini Gill, RN, BSN

Clinical Trials Supervisor, Neuro-oncology, Department of Translational Neurosciences and Neurotherapeutics

Mini Gill, MHA, is the Research Program Manager for Pacific Neuroscience Institute. She developed her clinical research experience with the Department of Translational Neurosciences and Neurotherapeutics at John Wayne Cancer Institute, working with Dr. Santosh Kesari. With the maintenance of federally-regulated and investigator-initiated clinical research studies, she was able to manage all activities associated with the growth of the program.

In addition, Mini helps to develop clinical trial protocols in support of the clinical research mission of the Neurosciences Program at PNI. Her prior knowledge helps to also assist in the submission of grant applications, and articles for publication in professional journals. She effectively manages clinical trial operations across multiple sites in order to collaboratively transform the clinical and translational paradigm. In addition, ensuring research objectives and goals are met by identifying potential sources for program development will be an essential role. 

Mini earned her Bachelor’s of Science in Biology from UCLA in 2006. In 2011, earned her MD degree from American University of the Caribbean. Her educational background continues where in 2014 she earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing degree from CSUN, and most recently in 2020 earned her Master’s in Health Administration. She has nearly 3 years of orthopedics research experience at the UCLA biomechanics research division. She previously worked as a critical care registered nurse at Providence Saint John’s Health Center, gaining invaluable experience in acute care before transitioning into clinical trials research.

  • Medical Degree

    Bachelor of Science in Biology, UCLA
    MD, American University of the Caribbean
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing, CSUN