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University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School Mission

The mission of the University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School is to advance the health and wellness of our diverse communities throughout Massachusetts and across the world by leading and innovating in education, research, health care delivery and public service. Read More

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ACES2 Mission

Through data governance, program governance, and technology guidance, ACES2 strives to position UMass Chan as a data-driven organization that is responsive to its communities' needs. In every service transaction, our goal is to thoughtfully and proactively seek alignment and efficiencies for our partners.


ACES2 serves as a strategic partner to many departments within UMass Chan to drive the organization to achieve goals and objectives in IMPACT 2025, especially on the Operational Execellence dimension. Read More

A&F Departments

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Short and Long Term Goals


  • Data Analytics
  • Thoughtful Leadership Partners
  • Systems Support to certain A&F areas
  • Technology Guidance
  • Project and Program Governance
  • Data Governance
  • Best Practice Knowledge Repository
  • Data Integrity
  • Business Alignment


1. Business Transformation

  • Implemented Lenel Enterprise Version with Server/Database Redundancies Solutions
  • Huron Research Management Suite - SaaS Solution:
  • Huron Pre-Award & Agreement Implementation
  • Huron eIRB Implementation
  • Lease Management - System Selection Evaluation
  • Rolled out Several Solutions for Intellectual Property Management: Inventor Dashboard, Financial Data, Prior Art Search Tool – Scout

2. Process Improvement & Standardization

    • Process Improvement for Annual PeopleSoft HR & Finance Security Audit
    • Standardized AiM & PeopleSoft Integration Process Between UITS and Facilities Management
    • Standardized the AiM Upgrade Process
    • Automated the manual process of cutting checks for UHealthSolutions
    • Created an Organizational Structure in PeopleSoft HR to Standardize Reporting
    • Collaborated with UITS to standup nightly tree denormalization process

3. Operational Support

    • Continue Serving as a Liaison between UITS and Designated UMass Chan A&F Departments: Finance and Facilities Data Systems Support:
      • Campus Project Manager for PeopleSoft Upgrade
      • Campus Security Administrator for PeopleSoft as well as other Designated Systems
      • Campus Data Guardian for PeopleSoft Finance and Other Systems Support Duties including Interfaces, Reporting, Month-end and Year-end support
    • Chair Several Systems Governance Committees such as Aim Governance and Huron Governance Committees
    • Supported HR on Several Compensation adjustment projects: Post Docs and Research Associates