Clinical Trials Research Information Technology (IT) Task Force


Executive Summary

The Clinical Trials IT Task Force is charged to develop a 360 viewpoint of interoperability needs between enterprise-wide systems supporting research. These systems include but are not limited to: APeX, CACTAS, iRIS, MD Link, OnCore, and Vestigo.





Current Status:

Natalie Nardone, PhD or Sofia Bray

Alan Venook, MD and Carol Maguire, MSN

Ongoing since November 2021



Carol Maguire, MSN


Alan Venook, MD


Christy Anton

Atul Butte, MD, PhD

Tania Chopra, PharmD

Kristen Chu

Matthew Cooperberg, MD, MPH

Jessica Galens, PharmD

Victor Galvez

Amy Goodman, PhD

Anthony Hunter

Quinn Hearne

Crichton Kittredge


Rick Larsen

Kathleen Liu, MD, PhD

Maria Mason

Payam Nahid, MD, MPH

Natalie Nardone, PhD

Thomas Neylan, MD

Tung Nguyen, MD

Patrick Oh

Jory Purvis

Jon Rueter, MBA

Vanessa Ridley

Lisa Schoonerman

Andrea Skafel, MSc, CCRP

Robert Till

Liz Tioupine

Dwight Utzman, PharmD

Kate Waits

Leslie Yuan, MPH

Co- Chair

Director of Clinical Research Strategy, Finance, and Operations, Cardiology, Department of Medicine

Co- Chair

Professor, Associate Director, Program Development, HDFCCC

Director, Office of Research / OCTA

Professor, Chief Data Scientist, UC Health System, Director, Bakar Computational Health Sciences Institute

Assistant Chief Pharmacy Officer-Ambulatory Services, Department of Pharmaceutical Services

CIO & Director, Research Tech, CTSI, SOMTECH

Professor, Urology, Epidemiology & Biostatistics, HDFCCC

Assistant Chief Pharmacy Officer - Business Services, Department of Pharmaceutical Services

Task Force Project Manager, IT-Integrations Team

MAPView Project Manager, Office of Research, Clinical Trials Operations (CTO) Unit

Manager, Business Applications - Research Administration

Manager of IT Security Risk Management & Compliance

Programmer APeX Interoperability and Clinical Solutions, MD Link, Care Everywhere

Applications Programmer, HDFCCC

Director of Information Services, Enterprise Information and Analytics

Professor, Nephrology, Department of Medicine

Associate Director of Operations, Research Revenue Cycle

Director, Office of Research, Clinical Trials Operations (CTO) Unit

Program Manager, Office of Research, Clinical Trials Operations (CTO) Unit​​​​

Professor, Psychiatry

Professor, Medicine

Associate Director, CIS, Office of Research, OCTA

APeX Solution Architect, SOMTECH

Director of Research Admin & Rev. Management, Department of Medicine

Chief Healthcare Compliance Officer & Chief Privacy Officer, Office of Healthcare Compliance & Privacy

Director, Communications and Training, CTSI / Clinical Trials Operations (CTO) Unit

Clinical Research Support Office Director, HDFCCC

Oncore Manager, Office of Research, OCTA

Manager, Office of Research, HRPP

Programmer, Health Applications Administration

Programmer, Clinical Systems & Business Applications / APEX

Director of the Research Technology (RT) Program and the Chief Information Officer, CTSI



Please contact [email protected] with questions.