Director of Data Management
Abigail McLain, Director of Data Management, joined IHME in 2009. Since becoming part of the IHME team, Abigail has planned and launched the Global Health Data Exchange (GHDx) and organized IHME’s data library. She currently oversees data seeking, data management, and data sharing at IHME; in addition to making sure IHME researchers have the data they need, she devises and manages the implementation of new features for the GHDx. Previously, Abigail was at Washington Mutual, where she worked as an editor, a records manager, and a business systems analyst, her career culminating in the development of an enterprise-wide content management system. She graduated from Brown University with degrees in Economics and English Literature, and she has an MA in English Literature from the University of Iowa.