CONNECTED HEALTH CONFERENCE • SAVE THE DATE • October 16-18, 2019 • Boston, MA
Dr. Yasmin Hernandez-Barco is a Gastroenterology and Hepatology Fellow in the Division of Gastroenterology at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Research Fellow at the Harvard School of Medicine and Broad Institute of Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard. She is training as a physician-scientist and studies the immunobiology of pancreatic cancer precursor lesions and the role of the immune system in malignant progression of pancreatic cancer. Her interest is in the intersection of biology and technology in understanding important genotype-phenotype associations for patients. Given her interest, she has developed a team of physicians who are working to develop machine learning algorithms to aide in clinical support tools for physicians who care for patients with pancreatic cysts.
She is also the American College of Gastroenterology Food and Drug Administration (ACG-FDA) Fellow for 2018 which provides the opportunity to work at the FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) at the intersection between the FDA, industry and academia. She also serves on the Digital Health Startups Group at Partners Healthcare.
She is board certified in internal medicine and received her medical degree from SUNY Stony Brook School of Medicine during which she was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha and Gold Humanism Honors Societies, followed by residency and chief residency at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She will complete her Gastroenterology Fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital in 2020.