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Casey Overby Taylor, PhD

  • Assistant Professor

Departmental Affiliations

Contact Information

2024 E. Monument Street
Suite 1-200
Baltimore, Maryland 21205


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PhD, University of Washington, 2011
MB, University of Pennsylvania, 2006
BS, University of Michigan, 2004


Dr. Casey Overby Taylor’s interests intersect at public health genomics and biomedical informatics. She is currently developing applications that support translation of genomic research to clinical and population-based healthcare settings and delivering health information and knowledge to the public. Dr. Taylor is also developing knowledge-based approaches to use Big Data such as electronic health record data for population health.

Honors and Awards

2007-2010, NLM/NIH Pre-doctoral Informatics Fellowship, Biomedical & Health Informatics Training Program, The University of Washington

2010-2011, NHGRI/NIH Pre-doctoral Fellowship, Interdisciplinary Training in Genome Sciences, The University of Washington

2012, Editors’ Choice Award, Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association

2011-2013, NLM/NIH Post-doctoral Fellowship, Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University

2013-2014, NHLBI/NIH Programs to Increase Diversity among Individuals Engaged in Health-Related Research (PRIDE) Scholar, Columbia University

2015, Outstanding Reviewer Award, Journal of Biomedical Informatics

2015, Scholar for Health Equity Leadership Institute, University of Wisconsin-Madison Collaborative Center for Health Equity & University of Maryland Center for Health Equity

2017-current, Malone Center for Engineering in Healthcare Fellowship, Johns Hopkins University

  • translational informatics
  • pharmacogenomics
  • genomics
  • human-centered technology design research
  • clinical decision support
  • knowledge-based methods
  • comparative effectiveness research