Tag Archive: Healthcare

Spotlight: Ann Chang – Proud Bruin and Information Security Expert at UCLA Health

By Audrie Ramirez, Information Security Intern, UCOP.  Ann Chang, chief compliance security officer for UCLA Health Sciences, began working with computers at UCLA while completing her undergraduate degree in mathematics. The School of Medicine owned a mini computer that no…
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UCSC Genomics Institute: Unlocking Scientific and Medical Issues

Posted by Ravi Jain, Managing Director, UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute. The UCSC Genomics Institute aims to revolutionize medicine and transform our understanding of life itself. We imagine a future in which genomic data is the cornerstone for fighting…
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Spotlight: Pierre Brickey, Driving Innovation for UCSF Medical Center

Posted by Pierre Brickey, Director, Office of the CIO, UCSF. After completing electrical engineering school in the U.S. Army during the early 90s, I started my career in the defense sector of technology and spent a year in Turkey. It was…
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Spotlight: UCLA’s Czarina Ofalla Improves the Patient Experience with Technology

Posted by Leah Burns, IT Communications Coordinator, UCOP. When Czarina Ofalla was studying biochemistry as an undergrad at UCLA, she had no idea she would end up working in electronic medical records. A part-time job as a pharmacy technician showed…
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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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