Who is Research IT

Research IT Organization and Governance

Research IT team has been an integral part of IRT for last several years and reports into CIO, Michael Halaas. Research IT team is led by Somalee Datta, PhD and has three distinct sub-teams - the solutions team, the applications team and the platform team. For more information, please visit our team page (link).

Research IT activites are guided by a faculty advisory committee composed of SU faculty members, SU and SoM leadership, SHC and SCH leadership.  Members of advisory committee are listed below.

Faculty Committee Co-Chairs

Mark Cullen, MD, Director, Center for Population Health Sciences, Sr. Associate Dean for Research

Michael Halaas, CIO, Information Resources & Technology, Stanford School of Medicine

Faculty Advisor

Nigam Shah, MBBS, PhD

Dr. Nigam Shah is Associate Professor of Medicine (Biomedical Informatics) at Stanford University, Assistant Director of the Center for Biomedical Informatics Research, and Co-director - Informatics of Stanford Center for Clinical and Translational Research, and Education (Spectrum). 

Faculty Committee Members

Curtis Langlotz, MD, PhD, Prof. of Radiology

Robert Harrington, MD, Prof and Chair of Medicine

Eric Yablonka, CIO, Stanford Health Care

Lawrence "Rusty" Hofmann, MD, Professor of Radiology

Philip Lavori, PhD, Prof (Emeritus) of Medicine

Mary Leonard, MD, Chair and Professor of Pediatrics

Daniel Rubin, MD, Assoc. Prof. of Biomedical Data Science

Natalie Pageler, Clinical Associate Prof Pediatrics - Critical Care, CMIO SCH

Michael Snyder, PhD, Director of Stanford Center for Genomics & Personalized Medicine, Prof. and Chair of Genetics

Euan Ashley, DPhil, FRCP, Prof of Medicine (Cardiovascular)

Manisha Desai, PhD, Prof of Medicine (BMIR)

Christopher Sharp, MD, Clinical Associate Prof - Primary Care and Population Health

Ruth Marinshaw, CTO, Stanford Research Computing Center

Marcia Cohen, MBA, Sr. Assoc. Dean, Finance & Administration