i2b2 tranSMART Foundation is pleased to welcome three new board members.  Our board members from around the globe represent hospitals, medical colleges and industry, bringing their insight and expertise to support the Foundation’s mission.
Dr. Katherine Luzuriaga
Dr. Katherine Luzuriaga is the UMass Memorial Health Care Chair in Biomedical Research

Professor of Molecular Medicine, and Vice Provost for Clinical and Translational Research at the UMass Chan Medical School. Her research on viral and host factors that contribute to the persistence of viral infections has contributed to the development of prevention and treatment strategies for pediatric HIV-1 infection and informed global treatment guidelines and policies.  In her current role as Director of the UMass Center for Clinical and Translational Science, Dr. Luzuriaga leads efforts to translate scientific discoveries into products and approaches that improve individual and population health.

Gloria "Gigi" Lipori
Gloria “Gigi” Pflugfelder Lipori, M.T., M.B.A., Senior Vice President and CIO for University of Florida Health

Adjunct professor in the UF College of Pharmacy Department of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy. In her role as CIO she oversees information technology and information services across the health colleges, UF Health Shands Hospital, UF Health Jacksonville, UF Health Central Florida and associated clinics. She previously served as UF Health’s chief data officer, setting strategy and direction for the enterprise’s integrated data repository and overseeing teams responsible for data warehousing, decision support, strategic planning and research support. She also has been a co-investigator on many federally funded research initiatives, including the OneFlorida Clinical Data Research Network.

Dr. Mosa is the Sr. Director and Associate Professor of Biomedical Informatics at the University of Missouri School of Medicine

He is a Fellow of American Medical Informatics Association. He leads the informatics infrastructure development for research and serves as the site-PI for the Greater Plains Colaborative (a PCORnet Clinical Research Network). He concentrates on the continuous institutional research capacity building to drive improved access to real-world observational data and its usability; application of advanced informatics and data science approaches for data management, warehousing, and coordination; and use of real-world data for pragmatic research, learning health system, predictive analytics, and artificial intelligence model discovery.

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