Dear Colleagues,

We are excited to announce that we have successfully recruited Atul Butte, MD, PhD, a world-famous leader in medical technology. Atul will lead a new UCSF Institute for Computational Health Sciences. This institute will be key in mining the flow of health data to find effective cures faster and help fulfill the promise of precision medicine.

A renowned expert in pediatrics and medical informatics at Stanford University, Atul brings with him a rare combination of deep knowledge in medicine and biomedical research and in technological fluency. He will join us on April 1, 2015. We are delighted to welcome Atul to UCSF.

Please read details in this press release.

Sincerely,

Sam Hawgood, MBBS
Chancellor, Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock Distinguished Professor

Bruce Wintroub, MD
Interim Dean, School of Medicine