Deborah Estrin, Robert V. Tishman ’37 professor of Computer Science and associate dean for impact, was recently elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) for her research leveraging mobile devices and patient-generated data. By applying computer architecture and mobile sensing concepts, Estrin’s work is accelerating data-driven driven personal health management. Estrin is also on the forefront of creating a rigorous multi-disciplinary mHealth research community.

Rainu Kaushal, M.D. at Weill Cornell Medicine, was also elected to the Academy. Estrin is also a Professor in Dr Kaushal’s Department of Healthcare Policy and Research at Weill Cornell Medicine. 

According to a release by NAM, “election to the Academy is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service.”

Read the full announcement here.