Computational Health Research Branch
Contact InformationNihbc 38A - Lister Hill 9n907a 301.827.6771
Expertise and Research Interests:
Robert Wynne is a Research Programmer in the Lister Hill Center for Biomedical Communications at the U.S. National Library of Medicine. He began working with biomedical ontologies in 2006 with the National Cancer Institute’s Enterprise Vocabulary Services project supporting publication of the NCI Thesaurus, and administration and development of LexEVS and NCI Thesaurus Browsers. Since joining the NLM Medical Ontology Research group in 2018, he develops graphical and application programming interfaces for RxNorm including RxNav, RxClass, RxMix, and REST APIs. Robert’s research activities have included automating data generation for a Drug Terminology Database for the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics, comparing drug classes between MED-RT and SNOMED CT, and an automated mapping of RxNorm to SNOMED CT clinical drugs utilizing semantic technologies. He has held relevant positions with the U.S. Army, University of Maryland, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.