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Clancy To Keynote NLM Conference On Reproducibility

Dr. Carolyn Clancy

Dr. Carolyn Clancy

NLM, the Friends of the National Library of Medicine and Research!America will host a conference, “Consequential and Reproducible Clinical Studies: Charting the Course for Continuous Improvement.” It will take place June 14-15 in Lister Hill Auditorium, Bldg. 38A. 

The conference will discuss prevention of non-repeatable research and inconsequential studies, highlight positive strategies to achieve trustworthy results and significant quality improvement in clinical research studies. 

Dr. Carolyn Clancy, deputy undersecretary for health for organizational excellence, Veterans Health Administration, will deliver the keynote address. 

Speakers include Dr. Mike Lauer, NIH deputy director for extramural research; Dr. Margaret Mooney, chief, Clinical Investigations Branch, NCI; Dr. Deborah Zarin, director of, NLM; Dr. Robert Califf, professor of medicine, Duke University; and Larry Pieperl, chief editor, PLOS Medicine at Public Library of Science.

The complete program, along with information about registration, travel and accommodations, can be found at

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