Jenna Wiens receives U-M Sarah Goddard Power Award for outstanding research and advocacy for women in academiaThe award recognizes U-M faculty and staff who have significantly contributed to the betterment of current challenges faced by women.
Computer scientists employ AI to help address COVID-19 challenges
Five multidisciplinary research teams are working on projects to assist with the coronavirus outbreak and to help find solutions to pressing problems.
Jenna Wiens Named New Precision Health Co-Director
Wiens is transitioning to Co-Director from a successful role as a Co-Lead for Precision Health’s Data Analytics & IT Workgroup, which expanded access to data and research tools across the university.
Two papers announced among 10 most influential in healthcare and infection control
The papers provide data-driven solutions to hospital infection and the use of machine learning in healthcare.
Preventing deadly hospital infections with machine learning
Model successfully applied to data from medical centers with different patient populations, electronic health record systems
Precision health pioneer named to MIT Technology Review innovator list
The national magazine recognized Jenna Wiens as one of 2017’s 35 Innovators Under 35.
U-M researchers launch fight against C. difficile with $9.2M grant from NIH
Prof. Wiens will continue to use machine learning techniques to study the disease.
Machine learning proves useful for analyzing NBA ball screen defense
The team used machine learning to extract information from NBA sports data for automatically recognizing common defense strategies to ball screens.
Jenna Wiens receives NSF CAREER Award to increase the utility of machine learning in clinical care
Her primary research interests lie at the intersection of machine learning and healthcare.