Philip R.O. Payne, PhD, FACMI (Co-Chair)

Philip R.O.  Payne, PhD, FACMI (Co-Chair)

Philip R.O. Payne, PhD, FACMI (Co-Chair)

Robert J. Terry Professor and Director, Institute for Informatics Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of General Medical Sciences Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Dr. Payne is the founding director of the Institute for Informatics (I2) at Washington University in St. Louis, where he also serves as the Robert J. Terry Professor and Professor of Computer Science and Engineering. Previously, Dr. Payne was professor and chair of the Department of Biomedical Informatics at The Ohio State University. Dr. Payne is an internationally recognized leader in the field of clinical research informatics (CRI) and translational bioinformatics (TBI). His research portfolio is supported actively by a combination of NCATS, NLM, and NCI grants and contracts, as well as a variety of awards from both nonprofit and philanthropic organizations. Dr. Payne received his Ph.D. with distinction in biomedical informatics from Columbia University, where his research focused on the use of knowledge engineering and human-computer interaction design principles in order to improve the efficiency of multi-site clinical and translational research programs. Prior to pursuing his graduate training, Dr. Payne served in a number of technical and leadership roles at both the UCSD Shiley Eye Center and UCSD Moores Cancer Center.