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Your Environment. Your Health.

Office of Data Science

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.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Office of Data Science 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.
Stephanie Holmgren, MLIS, MBA
Stephanie D. Holmgren, M.S.L.S., MBA
Acting Director, Office of Data Science
Tel 919-541-2599
P.O. Box 12233
Mail Drop K2-15
Durham, N.C. 27709

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
Charles Schmitt
Charles S. Schmitt, Ph.D.
Contractor – Senior Adviser
Tel 919-541-5021
P.O. Box 12233
Mail Drop K2-02
Durham, N.C. 27709
Maria Shatz
Maria Shatz, Ph.D.
Contractor – Scientific Program Manager
Tel 919-541-5093
P.O. Box 12233
Mail Drop K2-15
Durham, N.C. 27709

Informationist Program

  • Provide customized, information/knowledge management solutions within research/program groups, including extensive literature searching, resource development/evaluation, and project consultation