Dr. Hyeju Jang awarded CIHR Fellowship

Dr. Hyeju Jang, a DSI-funded postdoctoral fellow working in the area of natural language processing (NLP) and health, was awarded a CIHR Health System Impact (HSI) Fellowship.  Dr. Jang will be working with the BC Centre of Disease Control (BCCDC) to develop tools that leverage recent advances in NLP and machine learning to enhance population health monitoring and evaluation. The outcome is to develp novel processes, using these latest algorithms and clinical data, to derive insights to inform public health policy and design health services to improve health of British Columbians.