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Lauren Wilcox

About

Lauren Wilcox, PhD, is a Staff Research Scientist in People & AI Research. She brings over 16 years of experience conducting human-centered computing research, most of which have been in service of human health and well-being. Prior to joining PAIR, Wilcox led initiatives at Google Health to align AI advancements in healthcare with the needs of clinicians, patients, and their family members, and she was an associate professor in Georgia Tech’s School of Interactive Computing where she directed the Health Experience & Applications Lab. Wilcox has authored several distinguished papers (e.g., papers receiving editor's choice designation, best paper, and best paper honorable mention). She was named a Senior Member of the ACM in 2020 and she was an inaugural member of the ACM Future of Computing Academy. She frequently serves on the organizing and technical program committees for premier conferences in the field (e.g., ACM CHI). Wilcox received her PhD in Computer Science from Columbia University in 2013.

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