Lucila Ohno-Machado

LucilaOhnoMachado_small.jpgLucila Ohno-Machado, MD, MBA, PhD, Training core director, is a Professor of Medicine and founding chief of the Division of Biomedical Informatics at UCSD. She is associate dean for informatics and technology and has experience leading multidisciplinary projects at the intersections of biomedicine and quantitative sciences. Her research group focuses on biomedical pattern recognition from large data sets, statistical learning, and privacy technology. The group has also accepted a critical role at UCSD Medical Center, including development of tools for quality assessment and the implementation of a clinical data repository for research, and the leadership of the Data Access Task Force, which establishes the policies and mechanisms for researchers to access the UCSD data. Dr. Ohno-Machado is also director of the Biomedical Research Informatics for Global Health training program.