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Lauren Wilcox


Lauren Wilcox, PhD, is a research lead in the Google Wellbeing Lab. She brings over thirteen years of experience conducting human-centered computing research 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 was recognized by the NSF through a CAREER award and by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) through a Dissertation Award. She has also authored several recognized papers (e.g., papers receiving editor's choice designation, best paper, and best paper honorable mention). Wilcox was an inaugural member of the ACM Future of Computing Academy and frequently serves on the organizing and technical program committees for premier conferences in the field (e.g., ACM CHI). She received her PhD in Computer Science from Columbia University in 2013.

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