Health Data for Secondary Analysis — Challenges and Opportunities by Peter Speyer, Director of Data Development, Promotion and Dissemination at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) [My notes on Google Docs]
Peter introduced himself as a talented data professional just as things began thunking and falling off the speaker podium. If you want a fascinating look into the unique and comprehensive global health research work IHME (sort of a cross between a research institute and an NGO) is doing with phenomenal data sets, hopefully my notes will give you a good overview. IHME recently released a report demonstrating a massive rise in global health inequities that was discussed at our meeting.
Making it Work: Putting One University Library’s Strategic Plan In Context for Life Sciences Libraries by Greg Rowell, Head Librarian for the University of British Columbia’s Life Sciences Libraries [Greg’s SlideShare Presentation, My notes on Google Docs]
My notes are nothing of consequence for a presentation that certainly was of one. I’ve found I tend to slack with capturing as many details when I know the SlideShare will be posted later for all to see.
All Together Now: A Panel Discussion on Innovation and Alignment within Research Environments [My notes on Google Docs] with speakers
- Nancy Sutherland, Director, Library & Information Services, Alcohol & Drug Abuse Institute
- Diana Nelson Louden, Principal Patent and Biomedical Librarian at ZymoGenetics
- Betsy Rolland, Project Manager, Asia Cohort Consortium Coordinating Center, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Thanks again to WMLA for a great annual meeting with loads of cutting edge information about research environments and datasets for medical librarians to consider!