Shai Waldrip

Shai Waldrip is a Propel Postdoctoral Scholar in the Boussard lab. Her research aims to develop a digital twin for breast cancer patients that will ultimately support the advancement of precision medicine and improve clinical decision-making and patient-centered care. Specifically, she uses machine learning, deep learning, and mechanistic modeling using multimodal and multiscale data (e.g., EHR, multi-omic, and socioeconomic). Shai is also working create a framework to evaluate bias and fairness of the algorithms as well as their clinical feasibility and utility. She holds a BS in Biology from Georgia Gwinnett College and a PhD in Biomedical Science from Morehouse School of Medicine. In addition to research, Shai enjoys discovering new cafes, traveling, and spending time with her loved ones.