Nov 16 – AI in the Healthcare Industry by Dr. Banerjee

Place: Community Room at the Wilmington-Stroop Branch Library, 3980 Wilmington Pike, Dayton, OH 45429
Virtual options: Microsoft Teams and an audio-only phone number are available, information in email.

Date: 16 November 2022 (Wednesday)

Time: 3:00 PM

Presenter: Dr. Banerjee


Dr. Banerjee is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, with a secondary appointment at the Department of Geriatrics, Boonshoft School of Medicine at Wright State University. Her research interest lies in using technology to solve healthcare challenges, specifically to manage chronic conditions. Using standard easy to use mobile technology, she employs machine learning, natural language processing and signal processing techniques to manage patient symptoms remotely as well as sustainably. Her current research within the geriatric population includes using fitness devices for stress assessment in caregivers of patients with dementia (featured in local media sources, Alzheimer’s Association, as well as in the Research Features special issue of Women in Science, 2018). Her team’s work partnered with Duke School of Medicine and Northwestern University is on the cutting edge of technology use in pain management in patient with sickle cell disease.