Azka Javaid

Hometown: Brooklyn, NY

Languages Spoken: English, Urdu

Degree and Institution:  Bachelor in Computer Science and Statistics (Amherst College)


Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/azka-javaid-63a9a3178/

Previous Work Experience:

  • Columbia University Medical Center (Data Analyst/Consultant)
  • International Business Machines (IBM) Watson Heath for Oncology (Data Scientist)
  • The Trade Desk (Data Analyst intern)

Career Track: Academia/Industry

Favorite Algorithm and/or gene:  Support Vector Machine (SVM)

Technical Expertise: R, Python, SQL, wet lab biology/genetics experience

Publications:

  • Gannon, WD., Lederer, DJ., Biscotti, M., Javaid, A., Patel, NM., Brodie, D., Bacchetta, M. and Baldwin, MR. (2018). “Outcomes and Mortality Prediction Model of Critically Ill Adults With Acute Respiratory Failure and Interstitial Lung Disease.” Chest, 153(6), 1387-1395. doi:10.1016/j.chest.2018.01.006 <https://journal.chestnet.org/article/S0012-3692(18)30078-3/abstract>. • Baldwin, MR., Sell, JL., Heyden, N., Javaid, A., Berlin, DA., Gonzalez, WC., Bach, PB., Maurer, MS., Lovasi, GS. and Lederer, DJ. “Race, Ethnicity, Health Insurance, and Mortality in Older Survivors of Critical Illness.” Critical Care Medicine (2017) <https://journals.lww.com/ccmjournal/Abstract/2017/06000/Race,_Ethnicity,_Health_Insurance,_and_Mortality.34.aspx>. • Javaid, A., Wang, X. and Horton, NJ. “Using a "Study of Studies" to help statistics students assess research findings.” CHANCE: Using Data to Advance Science, Education, and Society (2017) <https://chance.amstat.org/2017/11/assess-research-findings/>.

My favorite scientist:  Julia Silge

Extracurricular Activities:


Why QBS?.  I chose QBS due to its interdisciplinary coursework and training that additionally provides the opportunity to hone in on biostatistics, epidemiology, and bioinformatics.

QBS MS Experience

QBS Electives

Capstone

Favorite QBS Class:


Life at Dartmouth:

--When I am not in lab/school I like to explore the outdoors and drink chai.