PhD Student, Doctoral Research Assistant
Lindsay Zimmerman, MPH, is a PhD Candidate and Doctoral Research Assistant. At CHIP, she works on a variety of projects related to social determinants of health and informatics. Her dissertation research aims to better understand the relationship between social determinants of health and cardiovascular health, using sequential pattern mining and machine learning techniques. Prior to joining Northwestern, Lindsay was the Director of Research for the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Division of Family Planning at John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County, Chicago’s primary safety-net hospital. She received her bachelor of science in Biological Sciences at DePaul University and, later, a master of public health in Epidemiology at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Lindsay is committed to promoting greater health equity and social justice in healthcare outside of the classroom and is actively involved with two Chicago-based non-profits, the Cook County Health Foundation and The Night Ministry.
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