Arash Naeim, M.D., Ph.D.

(SureTouch Clinical Advisory Board Member)

Dr. Naeim is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of California Los Angeles with training and board certification in Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology, Geriatrics, and Clinical informatics. His research focus is in health services, geriatric oncology, decision making, health literacy and cancer clinical trial design in frail populations. He is the principal investigator of the UCLA site of the Athena Breast Network, a quality improvement and research project focused on screening, diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer across the UC system. Dr. Naeim is a recognized expert in health services research and a Johnson Comprehensive Cancer Center (JCCC) senior leader and Director of Informatics. He recently led the implementation of the Velos clinical trial management system for JCCC, and as the UCLA Vice Chancellor for Research, spearheaded campus-wide strategic planning in research informatics. Dr. Naeim helped develop and implement the CareConnect electronic medical record system in the UCLA Health System.