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  • Zak Akin

    Zak Akin

    Affiliate, Technology & Digital Solutions

    Current Role at Stanford UX Designer

  • Beakal Asefa

    Beakal Asefa

    Web Developer, Technology & Digital Solutions

    Bio Beakal Asefa, is a Web Developer for the IRT teams at Stanford University School of Medicine. With over seven years, Beakal has been working on different web application for healthcare services and travel companies. Prior to Stanford, Beakal completed his Masters in Computer Science focusing on Enterprise Software Engineering.

    Interested in the web technologies, Beakal, has designed and developed web applications on MEAN and Java/Spring stacks.

  • Pauline Becker

    Pauline Becker

    Business Operations Manager, Technology & Digital Solutions

    Current Role at Stanford Pauline Becker is the Senior Project Manager at EdTech in the department of Information, Resources & Technology (IRT).

    Her primary responsibilities include:
    * managing the design, implementation and maintenance of the MediaFlow system, the school of medicine's video capture system
    * coordinating the Stanford Medicine Interactive Learning Initiative (SMILI:, an inter-disciplinary and cross-institutional steering committee for school of medicine online learning activities
    * overseeing the Surgery Septris project, a project to create an education game for surgical decision making, based on the existing game Septris, for treatment of sepsis

    Pauline Becker has been an active member of the Stanford community for 19 years. She has an undergraduate degree in Human Biology (1998) and a masters in Learning, Design and Technology (1999). In 1998, she received the Albert H. Hastorf Award for Outstanding Service for excellence in teaching, from the Program in Human Biology. She has worked in industry as a quality assurance engineer and online community manager (Macromedia, 1999-2002). Since then she was a program manager at SUMMIT (Stanford University Medical Media & Information Technologies), where in partnership with PATH (a nonprofit international health organization) she headed the technical and educational design side of the AIM e-Learning project, dedicated to delivering online content to national health policy makers.

    In her work for AIM e-Learning, Becker traveled to India, Uganda, Thailand, WHO Geneva and CDC Atlanta, where between designing and implementing appropriate technologies to deliver educational content, she conducted training sessions, usability studies and user needs surveys. She was introduced to the major issues and players in international health, in discussions with global partners and in-country staff.

    At Stanford, Becker worked with medical students to develop the new course Rethinking International Health. The course uses online interviews of important figures in international health as a springboard for discussion of the major issues. Becker also worked with PATH and the World Health Organization in the redesign of a WHO computer-based tool for measles strategic planning.

    Becker's research interests include the use of simulations and "serious games" (games for learning) in medical and health education. Her work on AIM e-Learning and the use of Web-based patient simulators for assessment in medical education has been published in peer-reviewed conference proceedings. She is fluent in conversational French and enjoys entertaining.

  • Britt Carr

    Britt Carr

    Academic Technology Specialist, Technology & Digital Solutions

    Current Role at Stanford Britt Carr is the Academic Technology Specialist at EdTech in the department of Information, Resources & Technology (IRT). His primary responsibilities include:
    * Training and supporting the School of Medicine Faculty in the design and implementation of their courses on the Canvas learning management system
    * Migrating and archiving existing courses from the CourseWork learning management system
    * Supporting other School of Medicine course related educational technology operations, projects, and initiatives

  • Peter Chen

    Peter Chen

    Web Services Manager, TDS, Technology & Digital Solutions

    Current Role at Stanford Web Services Manager, School of Medicine

  • Somalee Datta

    Somalee Datta

    Director of Research IT, Technology & Digital Solutions

    Current Role at Stanford I am currently the Director of Research IT at School Medicine. Research IT is a critical part of Stanford's Precision Health Strategy and exists to supply infrastructure, tools, and services used by researchers, patients/participants, and clinicians to collect and combine data to make discoveries and to improve human health and wellness. Our team builds and maintains STARR (STAnford medicine Research data Repository), Stanford REDCap, CHOIR and mHealth platforms and builds custom applications to streamline hundreds of studies.

    I joined Stanford in Oct 2012 as the Director of Bioinformatics at Stanford Center for Genomics and Personalized Medicine (SCGPM). My responsibility at the Center was to develop and lead the bioinformatics team and establish a genomics data analysis facility. Currently, SCGPM bioinformatics team is comprised of a dozen scientists and software engineers. The team has a wide range of skill sets including omics, computational biology, machine learning, software engineering, data management, Databases, Visualization, High Performance Computing, IT, and Cloud DevOps. The team is currently supporting several large scale research and clinical programs at Stanford including prestigious consortium efforts and inter-disciplinary collaborations. The team also supports Genetics Bioinformatics Service Center (2013-), a facility that provides best-in-class high performance computational systems, scalable Cloud computing and cutting edge bioinformatics services for the Stanford community.

  • Tina Del Cont

    Tina Del Cont

    Product & Program Manager, Stanford Profiles, Technology & Digital Solutions

    Current Role at Stanford I am the Product Manager for Stanford Profiles and Project Manager of the Stanford Profiles University-Wide Project. I work directly with the Stanford Profiles development team in Stanford Medicine | Technology & Digital Solutions Application Development. On this project, I also work with a university-wide project team, the Stanford Profiles (formerly CAP) Working Group, made up of members from many of the Stanford schools and organizations. In June of 2014, we started the CAP Drupal Module Working Group. The purpose of this group is to review and improve the integration process with CAP by expanding and enhancing the CAP Drupal Module (CAPx) with an open-source contribution approach (an initiative started and led by SWS in collaboration with the CAP Drupal Module user community).

    If you are interested in becoming part of the Stanford Profiles University-Wide Project, which includes the Stanford Profiles Public and Stanford-only View web sites or would like more information on integrating your web site with Stanford Profiles, contact me at

  • Priyamvada(Priya)  Desai

    Priyamvada(Priya) Desai

    Biomedical Informatics Product Manager, Technology & Digital Solutions

    Current Role at Stanford BioMedical Informatics Product Manager and Data Scientist

  • Darryl Dieckman

    Darryl Dieckman

    Affiliate, Technology & Digital Solutions

    Bio Software Engineer, TDS Application Services

  • Michael Halaas

    Michael Halaas

    Dep. CIO, Stanford Health Care & SOM | Assoc Dean Industry Relations & Dig. Hlth, Technology & Digital Solutions

    Current Role at Stanford In my role as Deputy Chief Information Officer, I provide strategic leadership and management of innovative technology solutions for Stanford Health Care and School of Medicine, as part of Stanford Medicine's Technology and Digital Solutions organization, led by Eric Yablonka. I provide direct oversight for functional areas in Research Technology, Data and Analytics, Educational Technology, Application Development and Research Informatics.

    In my role as Associate Dean, Industry Relations and Digital Health, I lead Stanford Medicine?s Office of Industry Relations and Digital Health (IRDH) whose mission is to foster relationships that will promote discovery, accelerate the use of technologies that advance human health, and translate today?s breakthroughs into tomorrow?s standard of care. IRDH serves as the front door for organizations interested in exploring a strategic relationship with Stanford Medicine. The work is part of Stanford Medicine's Strategy Team, led by Priya Singh.

  • Hans Jacobsen

    Hans Jacobsen

    Affiliate, Technology & Digital Solutions

    Current Role at Stanford My role is to provide leadership and management of innovative and secure cloud and data solutions for the School of Medicine and to ensure our services enable research, education, and clinical practice. I work in close collaboration with a wide variety of individuals in the School of Medicine, on the main Stanford campus, and in our two hospitals to achieve these goals. I am working on having us move to a fully automated cloud-hosted set of services.

  • Gomathi Krishnan

    Gomathi Krishnan

    Affiliate, Technology & Digital Solutions

    Current Role at Stanford Assisting Researchers in Stanford School of Medicine to help materialize their research projects with STRIDE and EMR data.

  • David Love

    David Love

    Strategy and Operations Lead, Technology & Digital Solutions

    Bio Everything should be as simple as it can be, but not simpler.
    -- Albert Einstein (attributed)

    It can scarcely be denied that the supreme goal of all theory is to make the irreducible basic elements as simple and as few as possible without having to surrender the adequate representation of a single datum of experience.
    -- Albert Einstein (actual)

  • Andrew Martin

    Andrew Martin

    Biomedical Data Management Solutions Lead, Technology & Digital Solutions

    Current Role at Stanford In my role as Biomedical Data Management Solutions Lead I oversee a team of talented software engineers and application specialists who enable clinical research and discovery at Stanford. As a part of Technology and Digital Solutions, our larger Research IT team works both with the Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford Children's Hospital, and Stanford Hospital and Clinics to design, build, and support critical research applications and tools. I provide consultations with faculty to discuss research plans and provide insight for applying technology to data collection, monitoring, and participant reported measures.

  • John Maul

    John Maul

    Affiliate, Technology & Digital Solutions

    Current Role at Stanford Senior Systems Analyst: Technology and Digital Solutions:

    I work on a team that creates custom application solutions to help the school of medicine with their research efforts. My immediate team is developing an application to assist Stanford's honest broker with participation recruitment for clinical trials: The Participant Engagement Platform (PEP). I also work on other special projects to help the research office in their efforts to conduct research efficiently. I gather requirements, design software functionality, map business processes, and general project management execution.

  • Michael McAuliffe

    Michael McAuliffe

    Affiliate, Technology & Digital Solutions

    Current Role at Stanford Michael McAuliffe is a Project Manager with Stanford Medicine's Audio Visual Technology team. He supports a wide range of educational technology operations, projects, and initiatives in support of teaching, learning, and research.

    Michael joined Stanford Medicine in August 2012 and served as Director of the Educational Technology unit from 2014 to 2015. In his current role, Mike collaborates with a team that offers instructional technology expertise, project management, classroom technology training, and media production services.

  • Terrell McQuitta

    Terrell McQuitta

    Affiliate, Technology & Digital Solutions

    Bio Within a diverse technical and electronic environment provide high quality and efficient Desktop Support in every aspect related to computer resources for the School of Medicine. Create a professional, secure and organized work environment so work policies can move smoothly through the organization. Develop standard operating procedures for Desktop Support staff and manage escalated tickets when supervision is necessary. Support the ?Mission Statement? of organization through maintaining accountable efforts, general respect, continuous improvement and innovative ideas.

  • Donald Mitchell

    Donald Mitchell

    Director, Academic Application, Services, Technology & Digital Solutions

    Current Role at Stanford Don Mitchell is the Director of IRT's Application Services team. We are primarily focused on the development and integration of web-based solutions for the School of Medicine, making use of a variety of hardware and software technologies. We partner with other groups within IRT and around the University to build and support our solutions. I manage our development and release processes, set architecture standards, and run our development and QA environments.

  • Erfan Mojaddam

    Erfan Mojaddam

    Manager, Academic Technology And Innovation, Technology & Digital Solutions

    Current Role at Stanford Erfan Mojaddam is the Manager of Academic Technology and Innovation (ATI). His team's focus is to work closely with faculty and staff to research, initiate, implement, and catalyze the adoption of technology solutions that support teaching, learning, and research activities across the education programs at Stanford Medicine.

  • Markus Y. Muetschard

    Markus Y. Muetschard

    Senior Software Architect, Technology & Digital Solutions

    Current Role at Stanford I'm a member of IRT's Application Services team with focus on architecting and integrating Web and cloud based solutions for Stanford University and in particular for the School of Medicine (SoM). Solution space includes administrative, technical, infrastructural and research applications and processes. As a team, we partner with other groups from IRT, the University at large, Stanford related Hospitals and other business and research participating organizations to build, provide and support our solutions. We own development and release processes, set architecture standards, and run our development and QA environments.

  • Garrick Olson

    Garrick Olson

    Infrastructure and Architecture Lead, Technology & Digital Solutions

    Current Role at Stanford Infrastructure and Architecture Lead for the Research IT team. We design, build, and operate a variety of software applications and infrastructure to support research and improve patient health outcomes here at Stanford and at other hospitals around the world. I enjoy partnering with our researchers and clinicians to help them apply information technology to solve meaningful problems. I also manage a team of software developers working on tracking health status and outcomes, mobile health, and cloud computing infrastructure.

  • Richard Renn (Renn)

    Richard Renn (Renn)

    Continuous Improvement Manager, Technology & Digital Solutions

    Current Role at Stanford As the Manager of Continuous Improvement for Stanford Medicine's IT Department, I work with 8 divisions (over 100 employees) to identify and facilitate process improvement and cultural shifts.

    More specifically, my role:

    - Introduces and facilitates the evolution of agile approaches to large, complex project initiatives in support of Stanford Medicine's strategic objectives.

    - Ensures sequencing and dependencies are monitored and managed.

    - Partners as a leader in the agile space with IRT directors and other stakeholders, while leading a team of Agile Program Managers to optimize the delivery of work and advancement of a continuous learning culture.

    - Coaches developers, business analysts, product owners and IRT leadership in agile methods.

    - Facilitates key group meetings to ensure effective meeting outcomes and decisions.

    - Creates and tracks milestone-based agile program plans.

    - Manages high-level issue resolution, risk mitigation, and resource conflicts, escalating to IRT steering committee as needed.

    - Works in close collaboration with multiple agile teams, overseeing integration activities.

    - Teaches, mentors, and coaches teams in agile principles and continuous learning.

    - Drives alignment between stakeholder groups and coordinate any cross-functional dependencies.

    - Facilitates measurement of program outcomes through analytics.

    - Creates clear visibility into status and progress of overall IRT initiatives.



    Agile Program Manager, Technology & Digital Solutions

    Current Role at Stanford Agile Program Manager

    Some of key responsibility includes:

    ? Coach developers, business analysts, product owners, and IRT
    leadership in Agile methods.

    ? Facilitate key group meeting to ensure effective meeting
    outcomes and decisions, and best use of time.

    ? Create and track milestone-based Agile program plans.

    ? Improve existing processes across multiple IRT teams using
    Agile, Lean and Continuous Learning principles.

    ? Work in close collaboration with multiple agile teams,
    overseeing integration activities.

    ? Team, mentor, and coach teams in Agile principles.

    ? Drive alignment between stakeholder groups and coordinate any
    cross-functional dependencies.

    ? Facilitate measurement of program outcomes through

    ? Coordinate training related to lean, Agile, Scrum, Kanban and
    Continuous Learning principles.

    ? Perform as Scrum Master for high priority, complex software
    development projects - lead scrum review, retrospective and scrum
    planning meetings.

  • Kim Walker

    Kim Walker

    Learning Prog Mgr, Technology & Digital Solutions

    Current Role at Stanford Kim is Manager of the Instructional Design and Production group (EdTech) in the School of Medicine at Stanford University. She consults with SoM faculty to design and develop online, hybrid, and face-to-face courses for undergraduate, graduate and continuing medical education. Kim holds a Ph.D. and M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Instructional Design and Science Education from the University of South Florida. Her undergraduate degree is in biology from the University of Colorado. She formerly worked at Stanford Hospital as a Program Manager and Education Specialist in Graduate Medical Education.

  • Susan Weber

    Susan Weber

    Director, Engineering, Technology & Digital Solutions

    Bio Susan C. Weber, PhD is Director of Engineering in Research IT (IRT). Dr. Weber has a PhD in Computer Science and 30 years' experience as a professional software developer.

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