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Global Infectious Disease Research

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Tara Payne

(614) 293 - 9592
Instructor, Knowledge Engineer
Biomedical Informatics
M.A., Columbia University, Biomedical Informatics
B.A., Boston College, Major: Mathematics; Minor: Scientific Computation; Concentration: Pre-Medical
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  • Improving the accessibility and interoperability of data for the biomedical research community using a combination of model-driven architecture software engineering and semantic annotation methodologies, as well as standards-based knowledge engineering and management techniques.

Recent published articles:

  • Hota B, Lin M, Doherty JA, Borlawsky T, Woeltje K, Stevenson K, Khan Y, Young J, Weinstein RA, Trick W. Formulation of a model for automating infection surveillance: algorithmic detection of central-line associated bloodstream infection. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2010 Jan-Feb;17(1):42-8.

Recent conference proceedings papers:

  • Borlawsky T, Dhaval R, Hastings SL, Payne PRO. Development of an Agile Knowledge Engineering Framework in Support of Multi-Disciplinary Translational Research. AMIA Summit on Translational Bioinformatics Proceedings 2009.
  • Hastings S, Oster S, Langella S, Melean C, Borlawsky T, Dhaval R, Payne PRO. Adoption and Adaptation of caGrid for CTSA. AMIA Summit on Translational Bioinformatics Proceedings 2009.
  • Payne PRO, Kwok A, Dhaval R, Borlawsky T. Conceptual Dissonance: Evaluating the Efficacy of Natural Language Processing Techniques for Validating Translational Knowledge Constructs. AMIA Summit on Translational Bioinformatics Proceedings 2009.
  • Borlawsky T, Hota B, Lin MY, Khan Y, Young J, Santangelo J, Stevenson KB. Development of a Reference Information Model and Knowledgebase for Electronic Bloodstream Infection Detection. AMIA Annual Symposium Proceedings 2008.
  • Payne PRO, Borlawsky T, Kwok A, Greaves A. Supporting the Design of Translational Clinical Studies through the Generation and Verification of Conceptual Knowledge-anchored Hypotheses. AMIA Annual Symposium Proceedings 2008.

Recent abstracts/presentations:

  • Borlawsky TB, Cain TJ, Frost J, Smaltz DH. Toward a Comprehensive Knowledge Management Infostructure for an Academic Healthcare Enterprise. AMIA Annual Symposium Proceedings, 2009.
  • Payne PRO, Borlawsky TB. Development of an Agile Data-Anchored Workflow Modeling Methodology. AMIA Annual Symposium Proceedings, 2009.
  • Borlawsky T, LaFountain J, Petty L, Saltz JH, Payne PRO. Leveraging an Existing Data Warehouse to Annotate Workflow Models for Operations Research and Optimization. AMIA Annual Symposium Proceedings 2008.
  • Kamal J, Silvey SA, Buskirk J, Ostrander M, Erdal S, Dhaval R, Ding J, Borlawsky T, Smaltz DH, Payne PRO. Innovative Applications of an Enterprise-Wide Information Warehouse. AMIA Annual Symposium Proceedings 2008.