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Holly Massett
Office(s): Division of Extramural Activities (DEA)
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Holly A. Massett, PhD, is Director of the Office of Clinical Research (OCR) at the National Institute on Aging (NIA). OCR is responsible for the strategic planning, implementation, and monitoring of best practices to comply with federal clinical research regulatory and policy requirements and achieve planned recruitment and inclusion goals. Dr. Massett is responsible for the development and implementation of the Clinical Research Operations & Management System (CROMS), NIA’s informatics system to track and manage its clinical trial portfolio performance in real time. Dr. Massett has over 30 years of professional experience in program evaluation, consumer research, and social marketing. She spent 15 years at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) working with its early and late phase treatment clinical trial network systems and also was Associate Director of NCI’s Office of Market Research and Evaluation. Prior to serving in the federal government, Dr. Massett was Vice President of Health Research at Porter Novelli and held senior research positions at RTI International and the Academy for Educational Development (now FHI360). Dr. Massett received her Ph.D. from the University of Maryland in Health Communication with a secondary emphasis in intercultural communication and anthropology.

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