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Lauren Wilcox


Lauren Wilcox, PhD, is a research lead in the Google Wellbeing Lab. She brings over 16 years of experience conducting human-centered computing research, the last 13 of which have been in service of human health and well-being. Previously at Google Health, Wilcox led initiatives to align AI advancements in healthcare with the needs of clinicians, patients, and their family members. Wilcox also holds an associate professor position in Georgia Tech’s School of Interactive Computing. She received a CAREER award from NSF and a Dissertation Award from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Wilcox has authored several distinguished papers (e.g., papers receiving editor's choice designation, best paper, and best paper honorable mention). Wilcox was named a Senior Member of the ACM in 2020. 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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