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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. 

20202021 GIR Steering Committee


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

Chair Elect

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

Immediate Past Chair

William Barnett, PhD
Senior Director, Research Computing
Harvard Medical School


Theodora Bakker, MS
Director, Data Governance
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

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

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

Uduak Ndoh, MBA
Associate Dean for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine

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

Julie H. Youm, PhD
Assistant Dean, Education Compliance and Quality
Director, Educational Technology
University of California, Irvine, 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

Megan von Isenburg, MSLS, AHIP
Associate Dean for Library Services & Archives
Duke University 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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