Michael G. Fox

Johns Hopkins University
School of Medicine
Phone: 410-614-3168
Fax: 410-955-0859
URL: https://www.rits.onc.jhmi.edu/

1997 - present Johns Hopkins University - Baltimore, MD
Project Leader
  • initiate and lead efforts to create a centralized Oncology Center clinical research database
  • selected hardware/software platform (Oracle, ColdFusion, IIS)
  • Implemented integrated database applications using web interface - see http://www.rig.onc.jhmi.edu; in-house applications include: multi-trial databases for lymphoma, prostate, tissue procurement, Head and Neck Surgery; protocol document library; research administration automation; NIH core grant reporting system; other support database; biosketches repository
  • Constructed interfaces to automatically pull data from Oncology clinical system, Kennedy Krieger Cytogenetics Lab, HLA Lab, EPR
  • Member of national committees for creating of common data elements for cancer research
  • Implemented and maintained vendor's database application for bone marrow transplants
  • Hired and trained staff
1989-1997 Johns Hopkins Hospital
Senior Systems Programmer
  • Systems administrator for the Oncology Center patient clinical decisions systems
  • Migrated systems from VMS to UNIX (SCO)
  • Perl and script programming
  • Supervised 24x7 staff of operators
  • On-call every third week
1985-1989 Johns Hopkins University
Statistical Programmer
  • Sole provider of PC network and workstation support for the Oncology Center
  • Provide statistical support for research projects
  • Database and C programming
  • Hired and trained my replacement
1978 - 1985 Johns Hopkins Hospital
Clinical Chemist
  • Performed automated and manual chemistry tests on human body fluids
1991-1994 Johns Hopkins University
MS Computer Science
Graduated with honors
1982-1986 Loyola College
BS Computer Science
1977-1978 St. Joseph's Hospital
MT (ASCP), Medical Technology
1973-1978 Loyola College
BS Biology
Professional Meetings and Training
  • AMIA 2009 Annual Symposium, 5 days, tutorials:
    • An Introduction to Clinical Natural Language Processing
    • Ontologies in Biomedicine
  • AMIA Spring conference, 3 days, poster session on clinical research nformatics
  • AMIA Spring conference, 5 days, poster session on clinical research nformatics
  • caBIG Tissue Bank Pathology Tools working group meeting. 2 days
  • AMIA Fall conference, 5 days, tutorials:
    • Building Bayesian Decision Support Systems
    • Discovering Knowledge: An Introduction
  • AMIA Spring conference, 5 days, poster session on translational research nformatics
  • BRIITE conference, 3 days
  • AMIA conference, 5 days, poster session on system administration for Bioinformatic Applications
  • BRIITE conference, 3 days, November 2005
  • AMIA Conference, Bioinformatics Workgroup
  • Introduction to Biomedical Informatics
  • Oracle Developers User Group, presentation on Oracle connectivity
  • CaBIG Annual Users Meeting
  • Informatics in Public Health, 6 weeks
  • Biological Databases and Distributed Computing, 6 weeks
  • Advanced Linux Administration, 5 days
  • AMIA Conference, 5 days, poster session on database/web server administration
  • Web Services Edge, 3 days, SYS-CON
  • Oracle Training Conference, 2 days, Mid-Atlantic Oracle Professionals
  • Java Workshop, 5 days, SUN
  • Programming in C#, 5 days, Microsoft
  • Bioinformatics, 1 credit, Hopkins SOM
  • Dreamweaver 4, 2 days, JHU
  • Active Server Pages: Level I, 2 days, JHU
  • SAS Programming I: Essentials, 3 days, SAS
  • SAS Report Writing: A Programming Approach, 2 days, SAS
  • SAS Programming II: Manipulating Data with the DATA Step, 3 days, SAS
  • SAS Macro Language, 2 days, SAS
  • AMIA Symposium, 5 days, presented my projects, AMIA
  • Oracle: Performance Tuning, 3 days, Oracle
  • Practical System Security, 5 days, JHU
  • Oracle: Backup and Recovery, 3 days, Oracle
  • IIS Security, 1 day, SANS
  • Security for Windows 2000, 5 days, JHU
  • Windows 2000 Server, 5 days, JHU
  • MS SQL Server Administration, 5 days, JHU
  • Advanced Cold Fusion, 3 days, JHU
  • MS IIS Administration, 3 days, Johns Hopkins
  • Computer Validation Meeting, 3 days, Drug Information Association
  • Lung Cancer Biomarker Chemoprevention Consortium Informatics Workshop, 1 day, NCI
  • Joint Intergroup Specimen Banking Committee Meeting, 2 days, NCI
  • JavaScript, 2 days, Johns Hopkins
  • Administering NT 4.0
  • Clinical Trials and Tribulations, 2 days, Johns Hopkins
  • Site visits to Mayo, Yale
  • Oracle Networking, 2 days, Oracle
  • Oracle Backup and Recovery, 3 days, Oracle
  • NT 4.0 Core Technologies, 3 days, Global Knowledge
  • ColdFusion, 4 days, Johns Hopkins
  • Clinical Trials: Design, Analysis and Dissemination of Results, 2 days, Johns Hopkins
  • Oracle Administration, 5 days, Oracle
  • Initiating and Organizing Clinical Research, 1 day, Johns Hopkins
ColdFusion, Perl, SQL, C, UNIX script, SAS
Operating Systems
Oracle, Access, Paradox, dBASE
Publications & Posters
Shu-Chih Su1, Norma Kanarek, Michael G. Fox, Alla Guseynova, Shirley Crow, and Steven Piantadosi.
Spatial Analyses Identify the Geographic Source of Patients at a National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer CenterClin Cancer Res; 16(3) February 1, 2010.
Guseynova A, Fox M, Grimm LA. Integrated Implementation of Cancer Research. AMIA 2009.
Guseynova A, Fox M, Grimm LA. Correlating Drug Efficacy and Microarray Analyses in Cancer Research Using Web Database Applications. AMIA 2008.
Fox M, Guseynova A, Grimm LA. Project Impact: A Web-based Centralized Catalog of the Most Important RandomizedControlled Trials (RCTs) since 1948. AMIA 2007.
Guseynova A, Fox M, Grimm LA. Web-Based Communication in an Animal Lab, Tissue Bank and Genomic Testing Environment. AMIA 2007.
Fox M, Guseynova A, Grimm LA. Focused and Customized IT Support of Bioinformatics. AMIA 2006.
Fox M, Guseynova A, Grimm LA. Using ColdFusion, Flash, SAS, Excel, and Access with Oracle. MAOP 2005.
Fox M, Guseynova A, Grimm LA. Research Information Technology Systems. AMIA 2004.