NLM Names Acting Scientific Director for NLM’s Intramural Research Program and Acting Director for NLM’s Extramural Programs

January 21, 2021

Nationwide Library of Drugs (NLM) Director, Patricia Flatley Brennan, RN, PhD, has named Valerie Florance, PhD, as Acting Scientific Director of NLM’s Intramural Study Method and Hua-Chuan Sim, MD, as Acting Director of NLM’s Extramural Systems — efficient January 15, 2021.

NLM Intramural Study Method

Valerie Florance

As Acting Scientific Director of NLM’s Intramural Study Method (IRP), Dr. Florance will oversee a unified method that involves components housed in NLM’s Lister Hill Nationwide Centre for Biomedical Communications and the Nationwide Centre for Biotechnology Information and facts. NLM’s IRP conducts research and schooling in computational biology and computational wellbeing sciences and is exclusive in its concentration on resolving biological and clinical problems by computational techniques that can be generalized and used throughout a number of sorts of data, disciplines, and wellbeing challenges.

Dr. Florance arrived to the NLM in 2001 and most recently served as Director of NLM’s Extramural Systems, in which she was liable for all of NLM’s research, resource, and schooling programs. She also served as method director for NLM’s university-primarily based pre-and put up-doctoral schooling programs in biomedical informatics and data science.

Dr. Florance been given her BA and MA degrees in professional medical anthropology from the University of Utah, a master’s diploma in library science from Brigham Youthful University, and a PhD in info and library science from the University of Maryland.

NLM Extramural Study Systems

Dr. Sim will provide as Acting Director of NLM’s Extramural Systems (EP). In this job, he will oversee NLM’s grant programs for research, sources, workforce enhancement, and small business enterprise linked to biomedical informatics and data science.

Dr Sim has served as NLM’s Chief Method Officer with accountability for the grant portfolio relating to clinical informatics, but will now be liable for the full selection of subjects. Dr. Sim is a board-accredited medical doctor with postdoctoral schooling in biomedical informatics and data science.

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