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Eric B. Durbin, DrPH, MS
Division of Biomedical Informatics
College of Public Health
Director, Cancer Research Informatics Shared Resource Facility
Markey Cancer Center
University of Kentucky
Director of Cancer Informatics
Kentucky Cancer Registry
2365 Harrodsburg Rd, Suite A230
Lexington, KY 40504-3381
(859) 219-0773 x223
Fax (859) 219-0557
Dr. Durbin is a cancer epidemiologist and biomedical informatician with training in biology, computer science, and epidemiology. He has over 23 years of experience in technical project management, population-based cancer surveillance and informatics support for basic, clinical and population-based cancer research. His research interests include electronic disease surveillance, pathology informatics, natural language processing, data standards and cancer epidemiology. He is currently director of the Cancer Research Informatics Shared Resource Facility at the Markey Cancer Center. He is also the PI and co-investigator on two cancer informatics projects funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He led the international effort to establish Health Level Seven standards for electronic pathology reporting to cancer registries. He is currently working on methods for automated identification of patients for clinical trial and study recruitment.