This core group provides expertise in data integration, data sharing, and data security to help drive the integration of clinical care and clinical research. Clinical Research Informatics (CRI) fosters efficient, secure and high-quality data access, management and interoperability. They are leading the implementation of our research data warehouse and facilitating the integration with the Clinical Trials Management System to compliment a full suite of electronic tools for research and the electronic IRB platform already shared by USC and CHLA.

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Neil Bahroos Neil Bahroos, MS Chief Research Informatics Office of the Keck School of Medicine and Keck Medicine at USC Details

Team Members

Shrey Agarwal Shrey Agarwal Student Worker Details
Praveen Angyan Praveen Angyan, MS Technical Solutions Architect, Clinical Research Informatics & Communications Details
Amy Chuang Amy Chuang, MS Data Lead, Clinical Research Informatics Details
Daniella Garofalo Daniella Garofalo, MPA Program Manager, Clinical Research Informatics Details
Chun Nok (Jonathan) Lam Chun Nok (Jonathan) Lam, PhD, MPH DHS Senior Informatic Specialist Details
Armine Lulejian Armine Lulejian, EdD, MPH, CHES Associate Director for Informatics Education, Training and Outreach Clinical Research Informatics Core Details
Beau MacDonald Beau MacDonald, MA GIS Project Specialist, Clinical Research Informatics Details
Brandyn Ruiz Brandyn Ruiz, MS Programmer Analyst II Details
Swaroop Samek Swaroop Samek, MS Senior Computer Systems Engineer, Clinical Research Informatics Details
Hira Sherazi Hira Sherazi, BS Programmer Analyst, Clinical Research Informatics Details
John Wilson John Wilson, LLB, BSc, MSc, PhD Spacial Science Lead, Clinical Research Informatics Details

Core Groups

Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design Details
Central Administration Details
Clinical Research Informatics Details
Clinical Research Support Details
Communications Details
Community Engagement Details
Evaluation & Improvement Details
Healthcare Delivery Science Details
Regulatory Knowledge & Support Details
Research Development Details
Workforce Development Details

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