Structure and teams

We are UCLA Health IT 

We are not afraid to think big or make significant changes to optimize existing processes. We challenge ourselves to seek out and embrace emerging technologies that carry the potential to advance the work of physicians, faculty, researchers, students, and staff. 

Leadership team

Michael Pfeffer, MD

Michael Pfeffer, MD, FACP
Assistant Vice-Chancellor and Chief Information Officer
UCLA Health Sciences


Eric Cheng, MD

Eric M. Cheng, MD, MS, FAAN
Chief Medical Informatics Officer


Albert Duntugan

Albert Duntugan
Chief Data Officer


Bill Lazarus


Bill Lazarus
Chief Technology Officer


Jeanne Markland

Jeanne Markland
Chief of Enterprise Applications



George Morris
Deputy CIO and Associate Dean of Computing


Ellen Pollack

Ellen Pollack, MSN, RN-BC
Chief Nursing Informatics Officer


Edgar Tijerino

Edgar Tijerino
Chief Information Security Officer