Emily Lindemer, PhD

Emily completed her PhD in the Harvard-MIT joint division of Health Sciences and Technology. Her career has centered around building data science and analytics teams and infrastructure within the health tech industry at companies such as IBM Watson Health, Wellframe, and Cityblock. She currently serves as the VP of Data & Healthcare Innovation at Morgan Health, where her role involves developing a robust data strategy for the organization from analytics, infrastructure, and investment perspectives, as well as deriving meaningful insights from the rich data sources at Morgan Health.

Emily has carried a focus on health equity and social determinants of health throughout her career, and founded a digital health company for individuals in recovery for substance use disorder in 2016. She is also passionate about the education of women in science and tech and has taught for Girls Who Code, Udacity, and chaired the MIT Graduate Women’s Association.

Emily is currently an instructor at MIT where she teaches a multi-semester graduate-level course that covers global health, policy & innovation, ethics, and entrepreneurship and business in healthcare. She has authored numerous publications on the applications of machine learning and data science to aspects of healthcare spanning medical image processing to population health. She was also named one of Boston’s 40 Under 40 for Healthcare Innovation.