Marinel has an MSc degree in Health Sciences, with a specialization in Biophysics, and received a Ph.D. degree in Clinical Study that involved Medical Informatics and Biophysics. Marinel’s expertise lies in the area where clinical practice, science, and technology meet. She strives to contribute to developing and implementing new technologies that improve patient outcomes and population health. Over the past 15 years, Marinel has built extensive experience managing projects varying from software development, deployment, and maintenance of production installations to data harmonization and semantic modeling. She is now applying her knowledge as a consultant in data-sharing initiatives and to organizations that want to improve their data management practices to increase the value of their research data.