Mentor: Isaac Kohane, MD, PhD
Noam Barda received his MD from Tel-Aviv university. Barda's medical specialty is public health and epidemiology. He received his PhD from Ben-Gurion university, where his doctoral dissertation focused on computational methods to improve cardiovascular disease prediction models. He also has a degree in computer science (BSc). Barda is head of epidemiology and research at Clalit Research Institute, the research institute for the largest health fund in Israel. There and at DBMI, his research focuses on the intersection of epidemiology, machine learning and biostatistics, often with projects that are meant for rapid implementation in clinical settings within the health fund. More specifically, his research interests include issues around medical predictive models and causal inference from observational data.