Portrait of Kristen Severson

Kristen Severson

Senior Researcher


Kristen Severson is a senior researcher at Microsoft Research in Cambridge, MA. (opens in new tab) Her primary research interest is in leveraging domain information to improve machine learning algorithms and models, with a particular focus on healthcare applications. Kristen received her PhD from MIT working with Richard Braatz. (opens in new tab) Before joining MSR, she was a post-doc at the Center for Computational Health (opens in new tab), then a research staff member at the MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab (opens in new tab), both at IBM Research in Cambridge MA (opens in new tab).