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Dan Meisler

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Dan Meisler started at U-M in December 2009, as Editor at the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research, part of the Institute for Social Research. In April 2013, he joined Advanced Research Computing. As Communications Manager, his duties include overseeing all ARC websites; producing the ARC email newsletter (sign up on the Contact Us page); researching and writing press releases; planning events; and coordinating ARC’s presence at industry conferences.

Before joining the university, Dan was a newspaper reporter and editor in Michigan, Oregon and Washington, D.C. His work as a journalist received awards from the Michigan Press Association, Michigan Associated Press Editorial Association, the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association, and the Northwest Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.

He holds a B.A. in Philosophy and Literature from Reed College in Portland, Ore., and a M.S.J. in Print Journalism from Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill.

Moira Dowling

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Moira is an accomplished management professional with a broad background in research including industry sponsored clinical trials, regulatory and compliance regulations, IT strategy, HIPAA security and privacy, stakeholder engagement, team development, and process development and improvement (best standards).

Prior to her employment at the University of Michigan, she spent over eight years working in the pharmaceutical industry in pre-clinical and clinical research. She loved the research so returned to school to obtain her MPH in Biostatistics (UCLA, 1992). Upon graduation, she worked at the Department of Veterans Affairs as a Statistician focused on patient access to healthcare.

Moira has been at the University of Michigan since July 2004 and her work experience has been marked by increasing responsibilities in both operational scope and personnel management. She has successfully implemented novel research matrixed teams and processes on multiple occasions aligned with overarching strategic goals. Her current position within the Michigan Institute for Data Science (MIDAS) continues her work to instantiate novel support of data science research and education across all of the University of Michigan’s nineteen schools and colleges including Dearborn and Flint.