The Healthcare Delivery Science (HDS) core group within the SC CTSI advances health system innovations through research awards, training, and collaborations with LA County Department of Health Services and other partners. They support a number of projects through the Safety Net Innovation Awards in partnership with the UCLA CTSI. They also disseminate HDS results and research findings to health systems, researchers, and the community. Click here to learn more about their current and planned projects. 


Amytis "Amy"  Towfighi Amytis "Amy" Towfighi, MD Director, Healthcare Delivery Science Details

Team Members

Allison Orechwa Allison Zumberge Orechwa, PhD Director, Programmatic Development and Interim Program Manager, Healthcare Delivery Science Details

Core Groups

ADMIN Administration Details
BERD Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design Details
CRI Clinical Research Informatics Details
CRS Clinical Research Support Details
COMMS Communications Details
CE Community Engagement Details
EI Evaluation & Improvement Details
HDS Healthcare Delivery Science Details
RKS Regulatory Knowledge & Support Details
RD Research Development Details
WD Workforce Development Details

NIH Funding Acknowledgment: Important - All publications resulting from the utilization of SC CTSI resources are required to credit the SC CTSI grant by including the NIH funding acknowledgment and must comply with the NIH Public Access Policy.