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Casey Overby Taylor, Ph.D.

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  • Assistant Professor of Medicine


Dr. Casey Overby Taylor is Assistant Professor of Medicine and Biomedical Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. She completed pre-doctoral National Library of Medicine biomedical informatics training and National Human Genome Research Institute genome sciences training fellowships at the University of Washington. She also completed a post-doctoral National Library of Medicine informatics training fellowship at Columbia University. more


  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Assistant Professor of Health Sciences Informatics
  • Joint Appointment in Biomedical Engineering

Departments / Divisions

Centers & Institutes



  • B.S.; University of Michigan (Michigan) (2004)
  • Master of Biotechnology; University of Pennsylvania (Pennsylvania) (2006)
  • Ph.D.; University of Washington School of Medicine - Seattle (Washington) (2011)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Dr. Taylor's research draws from biomedical informatics and the related field of biomedical data science, to address the challenge of how to incorporate technology and digital approaches into clinical research and healthcare practices. She also draws from comparative effectiveness research approaches, including experience with conceptualizing and measuring implementation outcomes, to study the use of clinical decision support as a strategy to improve the adoption of clinically actionable guidance. Prior to Dr. Taylor’s move to Hopkins, she was Assistant Professor in University of Maryland’s Program for Personalized and Genomic Medicine.

Technology Expertise Keywords

Biomedical Data Science; Comparative Effectiveness Research; Decision Support Systems; Translational Bioinformatics; Clinical Research Informatics; Public Health Genomics; Precision Medicine

Academic Affiliations & Courses

Courses and Syllabi

  • Developing Health IT Applications (CS.600.295)
  • Informatics and the Clinical Research Lifecycle: Tools, Techniques, and Processes (ME.600.716)
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