Joshi Awarded Best Student Paper Prize

Dr. Rohit Joshi, a postdoctoral associate in Professor Peter Szolovits’ Clinical Decision Making Group, has been awarded the best student paper prize at the 2012 American Medical Informatics Association’s Annual Symposium. The paper, “Prognostic Physiology: Modeling Patient Severity in Intensive Care Units Using Radial Domain Folding”, describes a new method for clustering groups of patients in ways that improve a physician’s ability to make more accurate predictions about what is likely to happen to them during their episode of intensive care and afterwards. 
The paper was selected as the best student paper from 43 submissions.