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, M.D.
Assistant Vice-Chancellor and Chief Information Officer
UCLA Health Sciences


Eric Cheng, MD

Eric Cheng, M.D.
Chief Medical Informatics Officer


Bill Lazarus

Bill Lazarus
Chief Technology Officer


Mohammed Mahbouba

Mohammed Mahbouba, M.D.
Chief Data Officer


Jeanne Markland

Jeanne Markland
Chief of Enterprise Applications


Sherly Mosessian

Sherly Mosessian
Acting Chief Information Officer DGSOM


Ellen Pollack

Ellen Pollack, R.N.
Chief Nursing Informatics Officer


Edgar Tijerino

Edgar Tijerino
Chief Information Security Officer