Lucila Ohno-Machado, MD, PhD

Lucila Ohno-Machado, MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine, University of California San Diego
Chair, Department of Biomedical Informatics
Associate Dean for Informatics and Technology

Contact Information


Von Ebke, Morgan C.
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Editor in Chief, Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association
Director, Biomedical Research Informatics for Global Health Program
Director, San Diego Biomedical Informatics Education and Research


  • PhD, Medical Information Sciences and Computer Science, Stanford University
  • MBA, Escola de Administração de São Paulo, Fundação Getúlio Vargas
  • MD, University of São Paulo

Awards and Honors

  • UCSD University-Wide Diversity and Equal Opportunity Award, 2010
  • Partners in Excellence Award, Partners Healthcare, Boston, 2010
  • Distinguished Chair in Biomedical Informatics, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, 2007
  • Clifford A. Barger Mentoring Award, Harvard Medical School, 2004
  • Award for Outstanding Contributions to Research, Department of Radiology, BWH, 2000
  • Taplin Award, Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Harvard/MIT, 1999
  • James A. Shannon Director’s Award, Office of the Director, National Institutes of Health, 1997
  • Dean’s Fellowship Award, Stanford University School of Medicine, 1995
  • Doctoral Dissertation Award, Agency for Health Care and Policy Research, DHHS, 1994
  • Martin Epstein Award, American Medical Informatics Association, 1994



Past projects

Selected Publications

(see PubMed)