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Lauren Wilcox


Lauren Wilcox, PhD, is Senior Staff Research Scientist and Manager in Responsible AI and Human-Centered Technology. 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 and participatory approaches to computing research. Prior to her current role, Wilcox led initiatives at Google Health to align AI advancements in healthcare with the needs of communities including 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., editor's choice, best paper, and best paper honorable mention). She was named a Senior Member of the ACM and 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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