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Danielle Belgrave | ML for Personalized Mental Healthcare

Danielle BelgraveMachine Learning ResearcherHealth Intelligence Group, Microsoft Research

Title : Machine Learning for Personalised Mental Healthcare: A Human-Centered Approach

Abstract: Machine learning advances are opening new routes to more precise healthcare, from the discovery of disease subtypes for stratified interventions to the development of personalised interactions supporting self-care between clinic visits. This offers an exciting opportunity for machine learning techniques to impact healthcare in a meaningful way. In this talk, I will present recent work on probabilistic graphical modelling to enable a more personalised approach to healthcare, whereby information can be aggregated from multiple sources within a unified modelling framework.

Bio: Dr. Danielle Belgrave is a Principal Researcher Manager at Microsoft Research, in Cambridge (UK) in the Health Intelligence group where she leads Project Talia. She is particularly interested in integrating medical domain knowledge to develop probabilistic graphical models to develop personalized treatment strategies in health. Originally from Trinidad and Tobago, she received her BSc in Mathematics and Statistics from London School of Economics, an MSc in Statistics from University College London and her PhD in Machine Learning and Statistics for Healthcare from The University of Manchester where she was a Microsoft Research PhD scholar. Prior to joining Microsoft Research, she had a tenured faculty position at Imperial College London.


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Rada MihalceaJanice M. Jenkins Collegiate Professor of Computer Science and Director, Artificial Intelligence LaboratoryUniversity of Michigan