Spotlights

Spotlight: Jennifer S. Hopkins, “Helping Transform the UCB Student Experience through Technology”

Posted by Leah Burns, IT Communications Coordinator, UCOP. Jennifer S. Hopkins came to UC Berkeley in 2012, bringing over fifteen years of IT work experience in government and the private sector. For her, the main draw to higher education was…
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Video Spotlight: UCR’s Student Affairs Technology Services Director Deborah Enright

Posted by Alexa Rivetti, UC Berkeley Student Intern, UCOP. Meet Deborah Enright of UCR! She talks about how she got started at UCR, current projects her team is working on, and how they are using technology to make a difference!

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Spotlight: UCLA’s Kent Wada – Champion of Privacy

Posted by Yvonne Tevis, ITS Chief of Staff, UCOP. UCLA’s chief privacy officer, Kent Wada, received the Privacy Leadership in Education Award this fall from the California Information Security Office (COIS).

This was the first COIS award for privacy;…
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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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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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Spotlight: UCR’s Israel Fletes Brings the Tech to Learning

Posted by Susan Shen, UCB Intern, UCOP. High school programming projects inspired a passion for computing and technology in Israel Fletes. A Calexico native, he attended UCR, graduating with a degree in business economics in 1989. After a short-lived absence,…
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