Appointment of Head, NICHSR at NLM Announced
The following announcement was made today by Sheldon Kotzin, Associate Director, Library Operations, National Library of Medicine:
I am pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Lisa Lang as Head of NLM’s National Information Center for Health Services Research and Health Care Technology (NICHSR). Ms. Lang also will serve as NLM’s Assistant Director for Health Services Research. NICHSR coordinates the development and management of NLM information services in the fields of health services research and public health.
Ms. Lang is employed as a Health Information Specialist in the Quality measurement and health assessment group at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Office of Clinical Standards and Quality. From 1994-2004 she was a Senior Health Policy Analyst in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, DHHS.
Ms. Lang began her federal career in 1980 as a Presidential Management Intern. Her undergrad degree is from Stanford and her Masters in Public Policy is from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. Ms. Lang’s first day at NLM will be June 18.