Dr. Eleazar Eskin serves as the inaugural chair for the UCLA Department of Computational Medicine. The Department is committed to transforming patient care by leveraging recent advances in artificial intelligence and genomics. The department provides a hub for collaborations across the UCLA campus to enable scientific discovery in biomedical data sciences and then works hand in hand with the UCLA Health System to apply these discoveries to improve patient care. Dr. Eskin received his PhD in computer science from Columbia University. A recipient of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellowship, Dr. Eskin’s work is supported by the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health.