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Steering Committee - GIR

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The GIR is governed by a nine-member steering committee that sets the strategic direction for the group. The work of the GIR is done through committees, work groups and task forces comprised of interested and knowledgeable members. The GIR also supports communities that have demonstrated a strong desire to come together professionally to share information with special interest groups. 

20212022 GIR Steering Committee


Senior Manager, Clinical Research Information Services
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Chair Elect

Julie H. Youm, PhD
Associate Dean, Education Compliance & Quality, UCI School of Medicine

Director, Educational Technology, Office of Medical Education
University of California Irvine

Immediate Past Chair

David Hotchkiss, BBA
Chief Information Officer & Vice President of Information Services
Medical College of Wisconsin


Denis Burns, MS
Director of Information Security & Privacy, Compliance Officer
Florida State University College of Medicine

Michael J. Campion, MEd
Director of Academic and Learning Technologies
University of Washington School of Medicine

Monica Crubezy, PhD
Director, Research Solutions
Office of Information Technology
Emory University

Lina Lander, ScD
Associate Dean, Education Technology, Innovation and Assessment
University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine

Marina Marin, MSc
Director, Education Analytics and Information Management
Institute for Innovations in Medical Education
NYU Langone Health

Andrew Winter
Deputy Chief Information Officer
Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine

Council of Deans (COD) Liaison

Bruce T. Liang, MD, FACC
Dean, School of Medicine
Director, Pat and Jim Calhoun Cardiology Center
Ray Neag Distinguished Professor of Cardiovascular Biology and Medicine
University of Connecticut School of Medicine

Association of Academic Health Science Libraries (AAHSL) Liaison

Joseph Nicholson, MLIS, MPH
Chair, Department of Medical Library
Director, Health Sciences Library

NYU Langone Health
NYU Grossman School of Medicine

Organization of Student Representatives (OSR) Liaison

Vihar Naik, MD Candidate, Class of 2023
University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine

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