Graduate Careers: William Duncan

Published January 13, 2017

One of our most successful recent PhD graduates is William Duncan, who has been appointed Associate Director of the Clinical Data Network at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, the first dedicated medical facility for cancer treatment and research in the United States. Dr. Duncan also serves as Assistant Professor of Oncology.

In his new post Dr. Duncan will be responsible for development of data resources for Roswell clinical scientists, for extraction of research data from the Roswell electronic medical record system, and for the development of semantic technologies to integrate and query data from multiple sources.

As a researcher, Dr. Duncan is actively involved in the development of biomedical ontologies. He has been instrumental in the development of the Oral Health and Disease Ontology and the Antibody Ontology.

Learn more about the work of the Clinical Data Network.


William Duncan

William Duncan, Associate Director, Clinical Data Network, and Assistant Professor of Oncology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY