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BrainX Community Live! November 2023: Women in Healthcare AI

Moderated by Jennifer Owens and featuring Drs. Pallavi Tiwari, Shreya Mishra, Lama Nazer & Reem Khatib.

16 November, 2023

Watch the video of this event on our YouTube channel.


Jennifer Owens


Jennifer Owens, MS, has been working in healthcare and life sciences since 2007. Her responsibilities have included bench research, biospecimen collection, and genomics, to her current role in IT with a focus on innovative projects. A longstanding interest in healthcare data led her to start her podcast, “Health Data Ethics,” in 2023.

Pallavi Tiwari


Pallavi Tiwari is the Associate Professor, Depts. Of Radiology and BME, UW-Madison. Dr. Tiwari’s research interests lie in artificial intelligence, and computational imaging for developing computerized diagnostic, prognostic, and treatment evaluation solutions using multiscale imaging in oncology and neurological disorders. Dr. Tiwari has been a recipient of several scientific awards, notably being named as one of 100 women achievers by the Government of India, Crain’s Business Cleveland Forty under 40, Johnson & Johnson Women in STEM, and Honorary Early Career Achievement Award through the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine.

Reem Khatib


Reem Khatib, MD, MBA, FASA, is a staff physician at the Cleveland Clinic who is board certified in anesthesiology and critical care medicine. She serves as the ITD Medical Director for Anesthesia Informatics and is involved in a variety of projects related to improving the usability of the EHR in healthcare.

Shreya Mishra


Shreya is a postdoc research scholar at the Cleveland Clinic after completing Ph.D. at the Centre for Computational Biology, IIIT Delhi, India in the area of Data mining and algorithm development in genomics. Her research is focused on developing algorithms for Big Data Mining with Graph Analytics for Genomics data including various omics datasets. She is keen to develop time and space-efficient algorithms to reduce the computational complexity of omics data.

Lama Nazer


Lama Nazer Clinical Affairs Manager and Critical Care Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at King Hussein Cancer Center in Jordan. Dr Nazer has over 20 years of experience in critical care at various institutions within the US and Jordan. She is actively involved with various local and international societies, including working with various committees of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and serving as the vice president and president of the Middle East Critical Care Association. She is a clinician, researcher, and educator, with a passion for capacity building. Her areas of research interest focus primarily on critically ill patients, with emphasis on sepsis, pharmacokinetics, and prediction models.

Program Description:


Panel discussion moderated by Jennifer Owens focused on training, opportunities, vision for the future and overcoming challenges by some of the exceptional women leaders in Healthcare AI.


Featuring both clinicians and AI experts from across the world including, Drs. Pallavi Tiwari, Shreya Mishra, Lama Nazer & Reem Khatib.