Biomedical Data Science Faculty and Staff

William Duncan, PhD, MS
Associate Director
Phone: 716-845-1300 x5283
Email: William.Duncan@Roswellpark.org

William Duncan, PhD, MS is the Associate Director of the Biomedical Data Science Shared Resource. Dr. Duncan has a PhD in Philosophy (2014), with a focus in ontology, a MS in Computer Science (2004), and over 15 years of experience developing software and working with databases. He is responsible for development of research project specific databases, the extraction of data from the electronic medical record system for research purposes, and the use of semantic technologies integrate and query data from multiple sources.

As a researcher, Dr. Duncan is actively involved in the development of biomedical ontologies. He has been instrumental in the development of the Oral Health and Disease Ontology and the Antibody Ontology. Dr. Duncan is currently involved in the development of ontologies to model data used in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.

Monica Lopez Murphy, BSMT
Director of Data Management
Phone: 716-845-3403
Email: Monica.Murphy@Roswellpark.org

Ms. Murphy is the appointed Director of Data Management for the Biomedical Data Science Shared Resource (BDS).

Ms. Murphy has a bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology and Cellular Biology. She has 15 years of data management experience in clinical trials data management, data capture design, data processing and delivery for a variety of different diseases and research purposes involving both oncology and HIV trials. She defined, tested and implemented portions of the Laboratory Data Management System (LDMS) currently being deployed worldwide by the Aids Clinical Trials Group (ACTG).

She has defined and implemented the RPCI Clinical Trials Management System and established the RPCI Clinical Research Services Data Management team and centralized clinical trials data management functions. She currently manages the BDS office which consists of 5.5 FTE and oversees the implementation of institute wide Data Management standards, training programs and the establishment of data quality standards. In addition she co-leads the implementation of several IT solutions that will grid enable several institute wide databases and define common data elements necessary to support translational research. She is responsible for the management of the Honest Broker System and is responsible for training and certifying all Honest Brokers across the Institute.

She helps coordinate services between the BDS and several other shared resources including the Pathology Network Shared Resource (PNSR) and the Data Bank and BioRepository Shared Resource (DBBR).

Kelly Jans
Data Manager II
Phone: 716-845-1014
Email: Kelly.Jans@Roswellpark.org

Katerina Czup
Data Manager II
Phone: 716-845-4718
Email: Katerina.Czup@RoswellPark.org

Jennifer Marmion
Data Manager II
Phone: 716-845-1435
Email: Jennifer.Marmion@RoswellPark.org

Philip Whalen
Data Manager I
Phone: 716-845-7197
Email: Philip.Whalen@Roswellpark.org

Jennifer Lana McClaren
Data Manager I
Phone: 716-845-3459
Email: Jennifer.McClaren@Roswellpark.org