Congratulations to Ravi Parikh, MD, MPP, FACP, whose proposal on machine learning and behavioral nudges to improve palliative care utilization in advanced cancer has won funding from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) Foundation Young Investigator Awards Committee.
“This award is critical to taking the next step in using algorithms to improve patient-centric care and symptom management for patients with cancer,” Dr. Parikh said. “We are thankful to the NCCN Foundation for this honor.”
Find some of Dr. Parikh’s and colleagues’ work in this area below:
· JAMA Network Open: Machine Learning Approaches to Predict 6-Month Mortality Among Patients With Cancer
Dr. Parikh is Assistant Professor in the Department of Medical Ethics & Health Policy and also a staff physician at the Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center. He is also an affiliated faculty member with the Center for Health Incentives & Behavioral Economics (CHIBE).