User:Heather A Piwowar

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Contact Info

I work in the Your Lab at XYZ University. I learned about OpenWetWare from everywhere :), and I've joined because I'd like to start an open science notebook and would like to explore if OWW would be a good fit.


  • PhD in 2010, University of Pittsburgh
  • Masters of Science in 2006, University of Pittsburgh
    • Biomedical Informatics, concentration in Bioinformatics
  • Masters of Engineering in 1996, MIT
    • Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, concentration in Digital Signal Processing (DSP)
  • Bachelors of Science in 1995, MIT
    • Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, GPA 4.9/5.0

Industry Experience

Ten years of software engineering/do-what-needs-doing experience in a variety of small and energetic IT companies.

Peer-reviewed papers

  1. Piwowar H and Chapman W. Recall and bias of retrieving gene expression microarray datasets through PubMed identifiers. J Biomed Discov Collab. 2010 Mar 28;5:7-20. PubMed ID:20349403 | HubMed [disco2010]
  2. Piwowar HA, Chapman WW (2010) Public sharing of research datasets: A pilot study of associations

    Journal of Informetrics 4: 2. 148-156 April (also presented at Symposium on Informetrics and Scientometrics ASIS&T and ISSI Pre-conference 2009)

  3. Piwowar HA, Becich MJ, Bilofsky H, Crowley RS, and caBIG Data Sharing and Intellectual Capital Workspace.. Towards a data sharing culture: recommendations for leadership from academic health centers. PLoS Med. 2008 Sep 30;5(9):e183. DOI:10.1371/journal.pmed.0050183 | PubMed ID:18767901 | HubMed [plosmed2008]
  4. Piwowar HA and Chapman WW. Identifying data sharing in biomedical literature. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2008 Nov 6:596-600. PubMed ID:18998887 | HubMed [amia2008]
  5. Piwowar HA, Chapman (2008) Linking database submissions to primary citations with PubMed Central In: BioLINK 2008.

  6. Piwowar HA (2008) Prevalence and Patterns of Biomedical Research Data Reuse In: JCDL 2008 Doctoral Consortium.

  7. Piwowar HA, Chapman (2008) A review of journal policies for sharing research data In: ELPUB 2008.

  8. Harkema, Piwowar HA, Amizadeh, Dowling, Ferraro, Haug, Chapman. (2008) A Baseline System for the i2b2 Obesity Challenge, In: i2b2 2008 Workshop.

  9. Piwowar HA, Day RS, and Fridsma DB. Sharing detailed research data is associated with increased citation rate. PLoS One. 2007 Mar 21;2(3):e308. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0000308 | PubMed ID:17375194 | HubMed [plosone2007]

All Medline abstracts: PubMed | HubMed

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