Daniella Meeker, PhD serves as a director of the Clinical Research Informatics program within the Southern California Clinical and Translational Science Institute. Before joining SC CTSI she was a System Engineer and an Information Scientist at RAND. She completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the RAND Bing Center for Health Economics. Her current research is focused on distributed architectures for data management, analysis, and translational practice. Her other work includes development of collaborative platforms for knowledge management, program evaluation, social network analysis, and applied health and behavioral economics. Dr. Meeker has served as the technical and implementation lead for two clinical data research networks funded by the National Institute on Aging and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.