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Friesen and Colleagues Recognized with Scientific Award from NIH

Award recipients with presenter from CIT

Award recipients (from left): Stephen Ho (Kwan-Yuet), Melissa Friesen, and Daniel Russ, with Andrea Norris, CIT Director

The Center for Information Technology (CIT) at the National Institutes of Health has bestowed a Scientific Award to a team led by Melissa Friesen, Ph.D., an investigator in the Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, and her collaborators Daniel Russ, Ph.D., and Stephen Ho, Ph.D., of CIT, for the Standardized Occupation Coding for Computer-assisted Epidemiological Research (SOCcer) program.

SOCcer is a publicly available computer-based coding program to streamline risk assessment for studies of occupational exposures. Learn more about the program in the summer 2016 issue of Linkage.