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Meet our new faculty: Irene Chen, computational precision health

By Public Affairs

A headshot of Irene Chen, smiling, against a gray background.

Irene Chen is a new member of the UC Berkeley faculty.

Ben Kuhn

Name: Irene Chen (she/her)
Discipline: Computational precision health
Degrees: MIT Ph.D. 2022, Harvard AB/SM 2014
Research interests: Machine learning for equitable healthcare including: 1) developing machine learning methods for equitable clinical care, and 2) auditing and addressing algorithmic bias.
Fun fact: Since moving to Berkeley, I've taken up flying kites at Cesar Chavez Park. Find me out with my octopus parafoil kite most weekends!