Monica Crubezy, PhD
Director, Research Solutions
Office of Information Technology
Dr. Monica Crubezy is Director of Research Solutions at Emory University Library and IT Services. She leads teams of software engineers and technologists who implement and manage research IT solution sets to support Emory faculty, staff and students. Technologies supported by her team include electronic data capture, specimen information management, clinical study recruitment and management, interactive data visualization, aggregation of research and training data, cloud-based services and custom application development. In her role, Dr. Crubezy participates in University-wide initiatives and advisory functions around technological innovation and best practices to advance Emory’s research mission. Dr. Crubezy has a PhD in Informatics, an MSc in Artificial Intelligence and Pattern Recognition, and a Master’s degree in Engineering.
Prior to joining Emory in 2013, Dr. Crubezy conducted research at the French National Research Institute for the Digital Sciences (INRIA), then at Stanford University’s Center for Biomedical Informatics Research, focusing on ontology-centered methodologies and semantic web technologies to automate cognitive problem-solving tasks, GRID-based virtual environments for collaborating communities, and bio-surveillance analysis of public health data sets.
Dr. Crubezy is a member of the Association of American Medical Colleges Group on Information Resources and co-chaired the Research Technology Working Group from ; she also serves as guest reviewer for journals and workshops in the area of knowledge engineering. Dr. Crubezy’s list of publications can be found at: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=dT_SX6sAAAAJ
Steering Committee Member Candidate
IT Manager of Academic Systems
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Courtney Terry is an IT Manager of Academic Systems in the Technology Support Services department at Rutgers NJ Medical School. She has extensive experience in leading and directing projects in medical education technology, managing projects from inception to implementation. Courtney oversees education and academic support for two Rutgers schools: Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (RNJMS) and Rutgers School of Graduate Studies (SGS) in Newark.
In addition to education support, Courtney is an active member of several Rutgers University committees which includes: ITLC Project Portfolio Meeting Committee (PPM), the Information Technology Service (ITS) committee and Women in Information Technology (WIT).
Outside of Rutgers University, Courtney is the co-chair of the Association of American Colleges (AAMC) Group on Information Resources (GIR) Diversity and Inclusion (DI) group; and a member of the AAMC Intersectionality Women of Color Working Group (WOC).
Steering Committee Member Candidate
Ernie Perez, MS
Associate Provost & Executive Director
BUMC Information Technology
Boston University Medical Camp
Ernie currently serves as the Associate Provost and Executive Director, Boston University Medical Campus Information Technology. He leads the Boston University Medical Campus (BUMC) information technology team which includes network infrastructure, systems, desktop support and service desk, application development and support, teaching and learning technologies, and research computing. The Medical Campus includes the Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine, Graduate Medical Sciences, School of Public Health, and the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine.
Ernie is an active member of the EDUCAUSE community, he currently serves on the EDUCAUSE 2023 Annual Conference Program Committee and as faculty for the Digital Learning Leaders Institute. He previously served on the EDUCAUSE Top 10 IT Issues panel from 2019-2020, as faculty for the New Managers Institute, and as a session reviewer for the EDUCAUSE annual conference, He is a graduate from the 2018 EDUCAUSE Leadership Institute.
He is currently investigating wearable technologies, virtual reality, augmented reality, and their use in teaching and learning.
Ernie holds an M.S. in Adult, Occupational, and Continuing Education and a bachelor's in business administration from Kansas State University.
Joining the Steering Committee for a one-year appointment to fill a vacancy
Uduak Ndoh, MBA
Vice Chancellor, IT Health Sciences
University of Pittsburgh
Uduak S. Ndoh, Vice Chancellor for Information Technology, Health Sciences & Deputy CIO of the University of Pittsburgh, believes that change isn’t just a good thing – it’s an imperative. A self-described “change agent,” Uduak has over two decades of experience in the fields of information technology, research applications, business systems, and enterprise computing.