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Lucila Ohno-Machado, MD, PhD

Lucila Ohno-Machado, MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine
Chair, UC San Diego Health, Department of Biomedical Informatics
Associate Dean for Informatics and Technology

Contact Information

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)