Outreach and Training Subgroup

Project Statement

This subgroup seeks to collect and disseminate a variety of continuing education programs and services that focus on biomedical research data management. In addition, through a focused outreach approach, the subgroup continuously evaluates community needs and interests. The connections and resources generated through this effort will target many levels of users and will allow for the DMWG to engage community members and explore their challenges related to managing data.

2020 Goals

  1. Increase DMWG Newsletter subscription (target goal 1,000)
  2. Develop new training for creating data management plans integrating the DMPTool
  3. Identify and attend Longwood Medical Area orientations
  4. Develop procedures to capture and coordinate DMWG subgroup outreach activities

2019 Goals & Accomplishments

  1. Increase DMWG Newsletter subscription (target goal 500) green check mark indicating complete
  2. Document the DMWG Newsletter creation and distribution process  
  3. Data-based assessment of user feedback on past RDM seminars green check mark indicating complete
  4. Identify enticing RDM training topics and seminar titles green check mark indicating complete
  5. Conduct increased outreach to faculty about the DMWG green check mark indicating complete
  6. Evaluate the internal DMWG Outreach Survey Form


Julie Goldman

Research Data Services Librarian

Countway Library of Medicine

James Gould

Director, Office for Postdoctoral Fellows

Basic Sciences

Meghan Kerr

Longwood Medical Area Records Manager and Archivist

Center for the History of Medicine, Countway Library of Medicine

Radhika Khetani

Training Director & Research Scientist

Harvard Chan Bioinformatics Core 
Department of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health

Meeta Mistry

Research Scientist

Harvard Chan Bioinformatics Core
Department of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health

Jessica Pierce

Research Data Manager

Research Data Management, Research Computing

Raffaele Potami

Senior Research Computing Consultant

IT-Research Computing

Dan Wainstock

Associate Director of Research Integrity

Office for Academic and Research Integrity

Contact: Julie Goldman (julie_goldman@harvard.edu)


Last Updated: 2020-02-19