Author Archive: UC IT Blogger

Spotlight: Jenn Stringer, Loving Public Education and Academic Technology

Posted by Leah Burns, IT Communications Coordinator, UCOP. “I’ve always loved public education,” Jenn Stringer said. “Even though I worked at two private institutions, I studied at public universities.” Stringer is the Associate CIO for Academic Engagement at UC Berkeley…
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Why not start by stopping to think: Where’s your data?

Posted by Annelie Rugg, Humanities CIO, UCLA Center for Digital Humanities. Data is a hot topic, not just in digital humanities, but throughout academia, as well as in medicine, commerce, public policy, etc. ‘Big data’, ‘deep data’, ‘metadata’, ‘data visualization’…
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IT Spotlight: Building Applications for UC – Donna Yamasaki

Posted by Leah Burns, IT Communications Coordinator, UCOP. Donna Yamasaki and her applications team at UCOP make sure their UCOP business partners can successfully use technology to manage systemwide online web services and benefit systems. “We support applications including At…
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Spotlight: Combining Medicine with Informatics – Lucila Ohno-Machado, MD, PhD

Posted by Leah Burns, IT Communications Coordinator, UCOP. “Information is the basis of healthcare,” said Dr. Lucila Ohno-Machado, chair of the Department of Biomedical Informatics (DBMI) and associate dean for Informatics and Technology at UCSD. In her work, she…
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Spotlight: Atul Butte – UC Health Executive Director of Clinical Informatics

Posted by the Office of Jack Stobo, EVP, UC Health.

What motivated you to join UC Health as Executive Director of Clinical Informatics?
I was motivated to join because of the amazing joint position I hold between UCSF and…
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Spotlight: Albert Duntugan, Managing Data and Information Architecture at UCLA Health

Posted by Leah Burns, IT Communications Coordinator, UCOP. Albert Duntugan always loved science and like many who study biology, intended to pursue medical school. However, after completing his bachelor’s degree from Loyola Marymount University, Duntugan pursued an interest in public…
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