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Increasing Data Access Without Compromising Security

Data is the foundation of IT modernization. Agencies have increasingly focused on breaking down silos, digitizing information, increasing interoperability and creating new visualizations to improve intelligent decision-making. In doing so, security should remain top of mind while still improving the user experience.

Join federal leaders to learn more about how they’re increasing data access without threatening the security of critical data in health care and health research.


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Mr. Erickson has almost 30 years of experience providing mission-enabling services at NIH. For the past 10 years he has led the Identity and Access Management (IAM) Services team that provides secure login services for 44,000 NIH staff and more than 250,000 external researchers.

Director, Identity and Access Management Services, NIH CIT
Headshot of Rick Lee, Chief Product Officer, CMS
Rick Lee
Chief Product Officer, CMS

Rebecca Rosen, Ph.D., is the director of ODSS, where she oversees responsible use of data and biospecimens generated by the NICHD community. She also is the product owner for the NIH Researcher Auth Service (RAS), a resource for centralized and secure identity and access management across the NIH research data ecosystem.

Previously, Dr. Rosen was a senior advisor in the Office of Technology Development and Coordination at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and the program lead for the NIMH Data Archive (NDA). NDA, NIMH’s single data repository for human subjects data, securely makes available for secondary analysis clinical, phenotypic, imaging, and -omics data from more than half a million research participants.

Prior to joining NIH, Dr. Rosen was a research assistant professor at New York University’s (NYU) Institute for the Study of Decision Making and chief data officer for the Human Project. She also was associate director for data resources and data strategy at NYU’s Center for Urban Science and Progress. Before joining NYU, Dr. Rosen co-founded the Center for the Science of Science & Innovation Policy at the American Institutes for Research, working with U.S. and international science funders to build data platforms for research management. She has been a policy analyst at both the National Science Foundation and NIH.
Dr. Rosen earned a Ph.D. in neuroscience from Emory University and a B.S. in psychobiology from Yale University.

Director of ODSS, NIH
Jayla Whitfield
Jayla Whitfield
Staff Writer/Researcher, GovCIO Media & Research