Scientific Advisory Board


Scientific Advisory Board (SAB)

The SAB advises the consortium on all content-related issues of the project in order to achieve the project goals. It consists of eight experts in the field of data science and research data management and is established for the duration of the NFDI4Health project.

Tasks and responsibilities
In particular, the SAB of NFDI4Health is expected to
  • highlight critical issues and emerging global trends;
  • assist and advise on the research data management strategy of NFDI4Health;
  • evaluate the work program and progress of NFDI4Health;
  • review and advise on proposals and plans.

The SAB will convene annually and SAB members are invited to participate in General Assembly (GA) meetingsThe annual meetings of the SAB will be organized back-to-back with the GA meetings as face-to-face meetings unless external circumstances make a virtual meeting necessary.
Members of the Scientific Advisory Board
Niklas Blomberg, Director of Elixir | Coordinator of EOSC Life
Catherine Chronaki, Secretary general at HL7 Europe and president of the European Federation for Medical Informatics (EFMI)
Isabel Fortier, Principal investigator of Maelstroem Research Group, McGill University
Christian Lovis, Chairman of the Division of Medical Information Sciences at the University Hospitals of Geneva, Switzerland
Christian Ohmann, Former head of the Coordination Centre for Clinical Trials (KKS) at the Medical Faculty of the Heinrich Heine University Duesseldorf, Germany | Chair of the Network Committee of ECRIN-ERIC | Chairman of the ECRIN Independent Data Centre Certification Board
Bertram Raum, expert for data protection legislation
Susanna-Assunta Sansonse, Director of the Oxford e-Research Centre | Founder of FAIRSharing
Dr. Teresa Zayas Cabán, Assistant Director for Policy Development at the National Library of Medicine (NLM)
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