Marzyeh Ghassemi, PhD
Assistant Professor, Computer Science and Medicine
University of Toronto
Marzyeh is an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto in Computer Science and Medicine, and a Vector Institute faculty member holding a Canadian CIFAR AI Chair. Previously, she was a Visiting Researcher with Alphabet's Verily. Marzyeh was recently named one of MIT Tech Review’s 35 Innovators Under 35. 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.