Session Chair – Digital Health and Healthcare

Dr. Ying Li (李莹)

Associate Director

Health Economics and Outcome Research

Regeneron

yl2565@caa.columbia.edu

Biography:

Dr. Ying Li is a medical informatics researcher with 11 years’ experience in real world evidence, data mining, machine learning, predictive analytics, and natural language processing. She has recently joined Regeneron as an Associate Director to lead machine learning and natural language processing development for real world healthcare data. Before that, she was Research Staff Member at the Centre of Computational Health of IBM Research and obtained her Ph.D. in Biomedical Informatics from Columbia University in the City of New York in 2015. She has published 20+ peer-reviewed papers in cross-disciplinary top journals (e.g. Nature Biotechnology, Nature Scientific Report, JAMIA, TKDE) and conferences (e.g.  AMIA, AAAI, ISoP), and invented 3 patents. She has been elected as the Vice Chair of Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining Work Group (AMIA KDDM-WG) and served in the Program Committee of a variety of conferences.