Mark Beno, MSM

Mark Beno, MSM, is Senior Director of Strategic Operations for the Cleveland Institute for Computational Biology.  Mark received his Master’s in 2016 from the Weatherhead School of Management (Case Western Reserve University) as part of the inaugural cohort in the Master’s of Science in Management program with a focus on healthcare.  A 27-year employee of Case Western Reserve University, with a BA in Biochemistry (CWRU), prior to joining the CICB, Mark was the administrative and finance manager for multiple University research departments, and was involved in several multi-institutional research efforts.

Bob Lanese

Robert (Bob) Lanese is a Data Architect/Data Lead Manager for the CICB Translational Informatics Team and also has the Clinical Research Informatics Specialist role at the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center supporting Clinical Trials activities in the areas of database and report development, applications administration, and electronic form design. He has extensive experience in custom application development, integration design, application administration, database and electronic form design, data management, and standards development. Bob has over 31 years of experience as both an analyst/programmer and as an engineer. He has a M.S.E. in both mathematics and mechanical engineering, and a B.S.E. in mechanical engineering. Bob started his career in the U.S. Peace Corps in Cameroon, West Africa.

Harry Menegay, PhD

Harry Menegay, PhD, is a senior research associate in the Department of Ophthalmology at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) and database manager for the University Hospitals Eye Institute. Dr. Menegay recently co-authored a paper, Recognition, diagnostic practices, and cancer outcomes among patients with unintentional weight loss (UWL) in primary care, for a study that used a secondary analysis of structured and unstructured EHR data collected from adult patients between January 1, 2020 and December 31, 2021.

Sunah Song, PhD

Sunah Song, PhD, is a Senior Research Associate with the Institute’s clinical informatics team supporting research informatics. Dr. Song received her PhD from the Department of Computer and Data Sciences, Case Western Reserve University. Her dissertation explored the feasibility of using administrative data to quantify antibiotic use in nursing homes and identifying opportunities for antibiotic stewardship programs. She has extensive statistical data analysis and visualization experience, research application design and development, complex data modeling, and data management.

Devin Tian, PhD

Devin Tian, PhD is a Data Architect for the CICB Translational Informatics team. Dr. Tian received his Ph.D. at Case Western Reserve University in Computer Science in 2006. Before joining the team, he worked at the Cleveland Clinic as a Sr. Software Architect for 9 years. His areas of expertise include various programming languages, MVC, OOP, component-based development, application & database Integration, SQL Server/Oracle data management, and Epic Chronicles/Cache development. He is adept in all phases of the project lifecycle, with an emphasis on software/project design, application development, data transformation, project management and system integration. He is also interested in data science and cloud Computing, including large scale data integration and the Semantic web, biomedical and clinical Informatics, including pragmatics of ontology, data capture, integration, management, Interface-driven software engineering and theoretical computer science.