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September 30, 2019 | Credit for Data Sharing Webinar

Vivli, the Multi-Regional Clinical Trials Center (MRCT Center) and Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) present a discussion on methodologies for appropriating credit in data sharing. Dr. Barbara Bierer, MRCT Center Faculty Director, and Heather Pierce, Senior Director of Science Policy for AAMC share how purpose-driven data sharing both enhances scientific discovery and ensures data generators receive credit for their work. The webinar will be held Tuesday, November 12th at 11am EST.

Topics include:
• Methods for leveraging existing initiatives to track, use, and reuse impactful scientific data
• Benefits of purpose-driven data sharing to both public and scientific community
• Recommended policy and practice changes
• Role of journals, funders, and academic institutions


Barbara E. Bierer, MD
Faculty Director, the Multi-Regional Clinical Trials Center of Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard (MRCT Center)
Co-Founder and Board Member, Vivli
Heather Pierce, JD, MPH
Senior Director – Science Policy, Regulatory Counsel, Scientific Affairs. Association of American Medical Colleges