Yejin Jaylynn Kim

Assistant Professor
School of Biomedical Informatics
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
7000 Fannin, Suite 600
Houston, Texas 77030

Yejin Kim is an Assistant Professor in the School of Biomedical Informatics at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. She received her Ph.D. in Computer Science from POSTECH, South Korea, where she focused on machine learning for healthcare. Her current research interests include counterfactual machine learning and human-centered machine learning for healthcare. She has also been recognized for her outstanding contributions to research and received several awards including HD4A award from Robert Woods Johnson Foundation and being selected as the top 10% most cited PLoS One paper in 2016. Her work has been covered in public media outlets such as CNN, NPR, and ScienceDaily. She has served on various grant review panels and committees, including the UK Research and Innovation, Luxembourg National Science Foundation.

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Research Interests

Novel machine learning model development

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