Duke University School of Medicine
Erich’s overarching aim is to create a Data Science culture and infrastructure for biomedical and healthcare research. He is an assistant professor and the assistant dean for Biomedical Informatics at Duke in the Department of Biostatistics & Bioinformatics. Erich is the principal investigator on a NIH-funded project under the Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) RFAs and is the faculty lead for informatics on the Google Life Sciences-funded Baseline Study. He is currently leading a Duke University School of Medicine-wide initiative for a Data Service for biomedical researchers in addition to leading projects on applied machine learning, user interfaces, and visualization of surgical outcomes and a chronic kidney disease "early warning" system.