Learning "Healthy Models for Healthcare
Speaker: Assistant Professor Marzyeh Ghassemi
Date: Tuesday, November 27
Time: 12pm - 1pm
Location: MS 3154 - Medical Sciences Building Lobby, 1 King's College Cir, Toronto, ON M5S 1A8MS
Topic: Professor Ghassemi will discuss the current state and potential of machine learning for health.
Profile:Marzyeh Ghassemi is an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto in Computer Science and Medicine, affiliated with the Vector Institute. Professor Ghassemi has a well-established academic track record in personal research contributions across computer science and clinical venues. Her PhD research at MIT focused on creating and applying machine learning algorithms towards improved prediction and stratification of relevant human risks with clinical collaborations at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Massachusetts General Hospital, encompassing unsupervised learning, supervised learning, and structured prediction. Her work has been applied to estimating the physiological state of patients during critical illnesses, modeling the need for a clinical intervention, and diagnosing phonotraumatic voice disorders from wearable sensor data.
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