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Erika Strandberg

Erika Strandberg

Executive Director, SAIL-JD Research Initiative
Executive Director, Strategic Research Initiatives
PhD, Stanford University, Biomedical Informatics, 2017
MS, University of California, San Diego, Statistics, 2011
BS, Harvey Mudd College, Mathematical Biology, 2005


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In her role as Executive Director of Strategic Research Initiatives, Erika leads a number of programs that help companies engage in research at Stanford, including the Stanford AI Lab (SAIL), the Center for AI Safety, the Stanford Data Science Initiative, the AI for Health Initiative, the SAIL-Toyota AI Research Center and the SAIL-JD Initiative. Erika has a PhD in Biomedical Informatics from Stanford University and a Masters of Science in Statistics from UC San Diego. With a background in statistics, machine learning, biology, medical device development, and regulatory affairs, Erika is particularly interested in interpretable machine learning for clinical applications and value-based design as well as the development of unbiased and fair AI algorithms for decision making.