Michelle Dunn, PhD
Senior Advisor for Data Science Training, Diversity and Outreach
Office of the Associate Director for Data Science NIH
Monday, September 12, 2016
12:00 – 1:00 PM
University Club, Conference Room A
Dr. Dunn will give a retrospective of the development of data science at the NIH over the last few years, describing how it has evolved along with and in response to the development of data science in the broader scientific community. She will describe a major trans-NIH program, the Big Data to Knowledge Initiative, led by the NIH Associate Director for Data Science (ADDS), as well as the additional efforts of the ADDS office towards enabling the efficient management of biomedical Big Data.
About the speaker:
Michelle Dunn is Senior Advisor for Data Science Training, Diversity, and Outreach in the Office of the Associate Director for Data Science (ADDS) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). In the ADDS Office, Dr. Dunn’s responsibilities focus on education, training, and workforce development in data science, as it is applied to the biomedical, behavioral, and clinical sciences.
Prior to joining the NIH/OD, Dr. Dunn was a program director at the National Cancer Institute. She received her Ph.D. in statistics from Carnegie Mellon University and her A.B. in applied mathematics from Harvard College. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, whether visiting far-off places or baking at home.