Office of Scientific Information Management (OSIM)
We provide guidance and strategies in the acquisition, development, and deployment of scientific data and knowledge management solutions at NIEHS through the library, informationist, and data science programs.
The mission of the Office of Scientific Information Management (OSIM) is to accelerate scientific discovery, foster collaborative research, and ultimately improve public health through the application of scientific data and knowledge management in the environmental health sciences.
Allen Dearry, Ph.D.
Director – Office of Scientific Information Management
Data Science and Data Management Program
- Develop and implement data science training opportunities
- Enhance researcher’s ability to find, access, interoperate, and reuse data
- Develop and support policies and standards for data integration and harmonization
- Facilitate transformation of data and information into user-friendly knowledge-based platforms
- Represent NIEHS in trans-NIH and interagency data science and knowledge management activities
Maria Shatz, Ph.D.
Contractor – Scientific Program Manager
- Provide customized, information/knowledge management solutions within research/program groups, including extensive literature searching, resource development/evaluation, and project consultation
Stephanie D. Holmgren, M.S.L.S., MBA
Library & Information Services
- Assist researchers with literature searches, citation and impact factor information, and reference questions.
- Provide group and one-on-one training on databases and other e-resources.
- Maintain an in-house print library and access to online resources.
- For full details, see the library Web page.
Erin N. Knight, M.S.L.S.
Contractor – Library Manager