Health Science Policy Analyst
Brian Haugen directs the development of analysis systems and related outcomes databases for the National Institutes of Health, Office of Extramural Research, Office of Research Information Systems. This includes the NIH Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tools (RePORT), which provides narrative and quantitative reports, statistics, and data on NIH research investments and related outputs including publications, patents, and clinical trials. Other projects include STAR METRICS Federal RePORTER, which provides the public with information on research investments from 18 US Federal agencies, and the NIH World RePORT project, which integrates NIH direct and indirect investments with those made by nine other funders of biomedical research, including the UK Medical Research Council, the Wellcome Trust, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. His team also provides similar analytic and visualization tools to scientists and administrators within the NIH to reduce administrative burden in assessing and selecting research project for funding and understanding the short and long term outputs and outcomes of these research investments. Previously, he was a Senior Scientist for Analysis and Evaluation at the Eunice Kennedy Schriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), where he led data management and data analytic projects for a large epidemiology study. He earned a PhD in microbiology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he focused on urinary tract pathogenesis by Escherichia coli, and received an undergraduate degree from Bemidji State University in far northern Minnesota.