Atlanta chapter: Artificial intelligence and your health
09/19/19 Atlanta, GA
Please join the Atlanta chapter of the Association of Health Care Journalists for a panel discussion on the use of AI in health care.
WHEN: Thursday, Sept. 19, 6:30-8:30 p.m. (6:30 p.m. social, 7 p.m. discussion)
WHERE: The Berthold Building – Co-Working Space
741 Monroe Drive NE, Atlanta, GA 30308
(Two doors down from the corner of Ponce de Leon Ave.)
Free parking available behind the building. Access code will be given upon RSVP.
Meet the speakers
Munmun De Choudhury is an assistant professor of Interactive Computing at Georgia Tech where she directs the Social Dynamics and Wellbeing Lab. Dr. De Choudhury’s research interests lie at the intersection of machine learning, social media, and health. She is best known for laying the foundation of a new line of research focusing on assessing and improving personal and societal mental health from online social interactions. Her work has been extensively covered in popular press like the New York Times and the NPR.
James C. Cox is Noah Langdale Jr. Chair in Economics, Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar, and Director of the Experimental Economics Center in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University. He is an experimental and behavioral economist who does both basic science and applied research in many topic areas. His presentation for the panel will be on use of AI to develop a clinical decision support system for hospital discharge decision making.
Elizabeth Mynatt is a Regents’ and Distinguished Professor in the College of Computing and the Executive Director of Georgia Tech’s Institute for People and Technology. She leads the NCI-funded MyPath project, creating an application that provides breast cancer patients with personalized recommendations during their cancer journey. Mynatt co-leads the Emory-Georgia Tech program to empower people with mild cognitive impairment (MCI). She is a principal researcher in the Aware Home Research Initiative; investigating the design of future home technologies, especially those that enable older adults to continue living independently as opposed to moving to an institutional care setting.
Light snacks and drinks will be served. Join us!