As the Chief Information Officer for the Health Science Divisions at Yale (reporting both to the university CIO, John Barden, and the YSM Interim Deputy Dean for Finance and Administration, Brian Rebeschi), Ted Hanss provides strategic guidance and operational support for the Medical School, School of Public Health, School of Nursing, and Yale Health. Ted also sits on the IT leadership team for the Yale New Haven Health System with dotted line reporting to the YNHHS CIO, Lisa Stump.
When he first joined Yale University in July 2018, he was the Associate Chief Information Officer of the Medicine & Health Divisions. Previously, Ted worked for the University of Michigan, where his most recent role was as Associate CIO for Michigan Medicine and before that CIO of the Medical School. Ted maintains a lecturer appointment at the University of Michigan School of Public Health, where he teaches health informatics. Ted spent 1996 to 2004 on loan from Michigan to the Internet2 consortium as the director of applications development. He remains involved in Internet2, serving as Vice Chair of the InCommon Steering Committee and as a member of both the Trust and Identity Program Advisory Group and the Internet2 Program Committee. Ted is also active in the Association of American Medical Colleges, where he was elected to the AAMC Group on Information Resources steering committee from 2011 to 2017, including serving as chair, is a graduate of the GIR Leadership Institute, a GIR Fellow, and a former faculty member for the Institute. He has a B.S. in Biology from Boston College, an MBA from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business, and an MA in Information Science from the University of Michigan School of Information. He has earned the Certified Health Care CIO credential from the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives.