Co-director, UCI Institute for Precision Health
Vice Chancellor, Information, Technology and Data
Chief Data Officer, UCI and UCI Health
Tom Andriola, UCI’s vice chancellor for information, technology and data, is responsible for ensuring the effective and strategic use of data and technology across all aspects of the UCI enterprise. His role as co-director of IPH is another opportunity to drive innovation and entrepreneurship and to enhance the missions of teaching, research, patient care and public service.
Andriola has a broad array of experience as a business and technology leader serving both the public and private sectors as well as running organizations globally. Prior to joining UCI, he was vice president & chief information officer for the University of California system overseeing 8,500 technology professionals and worked with UC campus and healthcare leaders to expand the strategic use of technology and realize operational synergies. Among his accomplishments, Andriola created the organizational platform to support the collaboration of technology professionals across the system; launched the nationally recognized UC IT Leadership Academy; and played a leading role in developing UC Health’s big data strategy, which led to the creation of the UC-wide clinical data warehouse representing 16 million patients.
Prior to his university service, Andriola was a business leader in the healthcare industry. He was responsible for software businesses to serve hospitals and healthcare providers across the globe. Major accomplishments included enabling the first national mammography program in Europe, introducing a virtual care solution for intensive care patients in India, and collaborating with Peking University and the China Association for Cardiologists to build their first clinical data repository of cardiology patients in China. Over the course of his career, he has built innovation teams in many centers, including India, China, Israel and Brazil.
Andriola servesas a board member for OCHIN, which is dedicated to serving more than 1,000 of the nation’s Federally Qualified Health Clinics and a critical voice on the issue of healthcare equity. He is an advisor to several multinational and early-stage companies and maintains advisory relationships – collaborating on research and innovation – with The California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology, the Institute for Future Health, and UC Davis’ Innovation Institute for Food and Health. Andriola holds a bachelor’s degree from The George Washington University and a master’s degree from the University of South Florida and has completed the Stanford Executive Program.