Noémie Elhadad is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Biomedical Informatics at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons. She is affiliated with Columbia’s Department of Computer Science and the Columbia Data Science Institute.

She obtained her PhD in 2006 in Computer Science, focusing on multi-document, patient-specific text summarization of the clinical literature. She was on the Computer Science faculty at The City College of New York and the CUNY graduate center starting in 2006 before joining the Department of Biomedical Informatics at Columbia in 2007. Dr. Elhadad served as Chair of the Health Analytics Center at the Columbia Data Science Institute from 2013 to 2016.

Dr. Elhadad’s research lies at the intersection of artificial intelligence, human-centered computing, and medicine, with a focus on developing novel machine-learning methods. She creates methods and tools to support patients and clinicians in their information needs, with particular focus on ensuring that AI systems of the future are fair and just.