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About Timothy Kropp

Timothy Kropp is the Senior Advisor to the Chief Data Officer at HHS’s Office of the Inspector General. In this position, he works to improve access to internal and external data; accelerate analytics for use in audits, investigations, and evaluations; and enhance OIG use of data to make more informed decisions. Working with stakeholders, he develops requirements for tools and data, makes recommendations on maturing analytic tools and techniques to visualize and understand external and internal data, and looks for opportunities to increase the effectiveness and efficiency in managing data and collaborating to share data.

Previously, Dr. Kropp was the Deputy Director at FDA/CDER’s Office of Computational Science (OCS) applying informatics strategies to transform scientific and clinical regulatory review of new drug applications. He also has experience with development and implementation of enterprise-wide IT solutions, including the development of data standards, visualizations, data warehousing, and user engagement and requirements analysis. Previous to OCS, he spent time in FDA’s Office of the Commissioner as an Advisor to the Chief Scientist, and as a Senior Toxicology Reviewer in CDER’s Office of New Drugs. Before FDA, he spent time in nonprofit and consulting work as well as at the Environmental Protection Administration.

Dr. Kropp earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of Toledo and a Master of Science and Ph.D. in Toxicology from the University of Michigan.