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Eric Durbin, DrPH, MS

Cancer Center Member

Director, Cancer Research Informatics Shared Resource Facility
Director of Cancer Informatics, Kentucky Cancer Registry


Research Programs:

Faculty Rank:
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Informatics

Research Focus

Electronic cancer surveillance; natural language processing of free-text health records; cancer epidemiology; population/public health informatics.

Contact Information

2365 Harrodsburg Road
Suite A230
Lexington, KY 40504
United States



  1. The Effect of Insurance on Stage at Diagnosis for Colorectal Cancer Patients in Kentucky. Tucker TC, Huang B, Benett J, Durbin EB, Jones W. J Kentucky Medical Association 2011.
  2. Geographic Patterns in Lung Cancer Incidence and Mortality in Utah: 1997-2006 Stroup AM, Durbin EB, Harrell, CJ, et al. Utah’s Health: An Annual Review. 2010.
  3. Effect of α1-Adrenoceptor Antagonist Exposure on Prostate Cancer Incidence: An Observation Cohort Study. Harris AM, Warner BW, Wilson JM, Becker A, Rowland RG, Conner W, Lane M, Kimbler K, Durbin EB, Baron AT, Kyprianou N. J Urol 178(5):2176-80, 2007.
  4. Central Cancer Registries Design, Management and Use. Durbin EB. Computer Resources. In Menck, HR, Deapen, D, Phillips, JL, Tucker, TC (Eds.) Central Cancer Registries Design, Management and Use. 2007.



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