Spring Forward Into FAIR: HEAL Data Management & Sharing Plans

Thu, 4/20/2023 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm


You asked, we listened! The April 2023 Fresh FAIR webinar featured Mary Hannah Currin of the HEAL Data Stewardship Group diving into specifics and examples for developing a HEAL-compliant Data Management & Sharing Plan (DMSP), including examples for different study and data types. A DMSP is essential for investigators to plan for the long-term use and reuse of study data, thereby increasing the broader impact within the HEAL Data Ecosystem and maximizing the potential for life-saving discoveries. Currin also emphasized how you can take advantage of HEAL Data Ecosystem resources to assist with the process of writing a DMSP. The presentation was be followed by a live Q&A, which included perspectives from DMSP experts.


Mary Hannah Currin, M.S., is a Research Data Analyst at RTI International. She has experience in clinical research recruitment and database management, having worked for over 4 years at the Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities (CIDD) coordinating recruitment efforts for a variety of research studies and managing several recruitment databases maintained by the CIDD. She also has experience in academic and specialized libraries and holds an ALA accredited degree in information science. She previously worked as the librarian for the Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards at the RTP campus of the EPA. She is a member of the HEAL Data Stewardship Group and helps develop guidance for data management, curation, and strategy.

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