Adam Kraya, PhD

Technical Director of Clinical and Translational Data Science

Center for Data Driven Discovery in Biomedicine

Adam Kraya is the Technical Director of Clinical and Translational Data Science responsible for building and supervising  data-intensive clinical, translational research and clinical trial development, enrolled subject analysis, and clinical trial data analysis. Adam promotes common standards and best-practice use of multiple technologies to create innovative solutions that have a high impact on data-intensive clinical and translational research.

Adam also serves as the data integration team lead on larger complex projects that include informatics, clinical and translational researchers. He is responsible for balancing competing priorities and resource allocation across a portfolio of matrixed projects and collaborations, as well as for proposing staffing plans for multi-year strategic data resource initiatives.

Adam leads the training and mentoring of junior staff in utilizing modern technology development methodologies such as code test coverage, continuous integration, and monitoring. Additionally, he educates staff, students, and trainees (fellows, post-docs) on appropriate staffing and expertise levels for application of data integration methods in the clinical and translational research environment.