As the Associate Director for Informatics and Data Science (IDS) Program in the NCI Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology (CBIIT) Dr. Barnholtz-Sloan leads efforts at CBIIT to shape data science strategies and to foster collaboration within NCI and across NIH and the cancer research community. Her research interests include descriptive epidemiology and etiology of brain tumors. Blending these two unique perspectives—as an active researcher and as an administrator—gives her insight into how data can be translated into real-world solutions to help diagnose, prevent, and treat cancer. Dr. Barnholtz-Sloan is a nationally and internationally recognized leader in the fields of cancer informatics and data science and is multi-disciplinary trained in biostatistics, epidemiology and human genetics. Dr. Barnholtz-Sloan comes to the NCI from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and University Hospitals of Cleveland where she served in multiple leadership roles related to informatics and data science.