Siru Liu, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Biomedical Informatics
Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science
2525 West End Ave

Siru Liu, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical Informatics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Vanderbilt University. Her research interests include: optimizing electronic health record features and functions, with an emphasis on clinical decision support, leveraging machine learning and large language model techniques to improve healthcare quality, and analyzing public perceptions using social and behavioral science. She holds a PhD in Biomedical Informatics from the University of Utah School of Medicine. Dr. Liu received NIH NLM K99/R00 Pathway to Independence Award for her research in optimizing CDS using explainable AI. She is featured as the Postdoc of the Year at Vanderbilt in 2023. She is recognized as a 2022 Google Cloud Research Innovator. She is a fellow in the NCI’s Multilevel Intervention Training Institute, a 2022-23 American Association of University Women International Fellow, and a scholar in the Women in AMIA (WIA) Leadership Program. She developed an explainable machine learning-based clinical decision support tool to predict new onsets of ICU delirium. This project was  a finalist in the 2022 AMIA Artificial Intelligence Evaluation Showcase. She serves as a member of the WIA Committee and the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee in AMIA. She also served in the Scientific Program Committee at AMIA 2023 Annual Symposium and as an Area Chair in the Women in Machine Learning Workshop at NeurIPS.

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