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Thomas A. Peterson, PhD

Thomas A. Peterson, PhD

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Dr. Peterson works in close coordination with clinical experts to advance computational health sciences by leveraging advanced statistical, machine learning, and AI techniques on both prospective (RCT) and retrospective (EHR) datasets. As the director of the Analytics Core for UCSF REACH and the director for the Laboratory for Digital and Computational Health Science, Dr. Peterson specializes in techniques for studying and creating tools from a datasets of varying sizes, data modalities, and complexity.

Research Overview:

Digital and Computational Health Science
Application of statistical and computational methodologies to prospective and retrospective clinical datasets for finding meaningful statistical associations and creating state-of-the-art tools for precision medicine

Computational health science interests: