The Promise & Perils of Applying AI for Health Equity

Hosted by Microsoft AI4Health, NYU School of Global Public Health and the Novartis Foundation 

We are pleased to announce the launch of our multi-city AI4HealthyCities Health Equity Network in a special livestreamed event. 

The event featured an opening address from the New York City Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services, Anne Williams-Isom, followed by a panel discussion.

Featured Speakers:

  • Dr. Mitchell Katz, NYC Health + Hospitals President and CEO
  • Juan Lavista Ferres, Chief Scientist and Lab Director of Microsoft AI For Good Research
  • Dr. Bill Weeks, Director of Microsoft AI for Health Research
  • Dr. Ji Chang, NYU GPH Assistant Professor of Public Health Policy and Management and Principal Investigator of the AI4HealthyCities Initiative in New York City
  • Dr. José Pagán, NYU GPH Chair and Professor of the Department of Public Health Policy and Management
  • Dr. Ann Aerts, Head of the Novartis Foundation
  • Erin Billups (moderator), National Health Reporter for Spectrum News

Join them as they conduct a deep dive into the case of New York City, exploring how a combination of health, social, economic, and environmental factors are driving unequal health outcomes.

The AI4HealthyCities partnership aims to support city and health authorities with data-driven insights that allow them to plan and allocate resources to those interventions that can have an impact on the health of the greatest number of people.