Papers

Preprint coming soon

Social and behavioral determinants of health (SBDH) are environmental and behavioral factors that are increasingly recognized for their …

In this paper, we aim to explore patient trajectories in time that evolve according to their risk of developing comorbidities. For our …

Experience

 
 
 
 
 
December 2015 – Present
New York

Research Assistant

Columbia University Medical Center

Responsibilties:

  • Worked with Professors Noémie Elhadad and Rajesh Ranganath to implement a distributed variational inference algorithm for a massive, simultaneous survival problem
  • Ran experiments on health record dataset of 300k+ patients on compute cluster
  • Conducted clinical abbreviation expansion research, model trained on 600k discharge summaries, preprint coming soon
 
 
 
 
 
May 2009 – August 2015
New York

Lead Software Engineer

Conductor

Responsibilties:

  • Worked as a back-end engineer and technical lead on a highly scalable search analytics platform
  • Worked with my team to design and implement a collection, data processing, and ETL pipeline for Google/Adobe analytics reports using Hadoop, Hbase, Kafka, and Hive
 
 
 
 
 
August 2008 – May 2009
New York

Software Engineer

Notches

Responsibilties:

  • Helped design and implement a JSON/REST API to allow access to the Notches review database
  • Implemented a summarization algorithm that provides text summaries of our reviews
 
 
 
 
 
June 2007 – June 2008
New York

Software Engineer

Xanga

Responsibilties:

  • Designed and implemented site features using C# and ASP.NET to support over 30 million active users and millions of page views daily