Katherine Heller

Heller

Assistant Professor of Statistical Science

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Assistant Professor of Statistical Science
  • Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Assistant Professor in Neurobiology
  • Assistant Professor in Neurology
  • Assistant Professor of Computer Science
  • Member of the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Affiliate of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society

Contact Information

  • Email Address: katherine.heller@duke.edu

Education

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2011
  • University of Cambridge (UK), 2011
  • Ph.D. University College London (United Kingdom), 2008
  • M.S. Columbia University, 2003
  • B.S. State University of New York at Stony Brook, 2000

Courses Taught

  • BRAINSOC 395-1: Bass Connections in Brain and Society: Interdisciplinary Team Projects
  • BRAINSOC 395: Bass Connections in Brain and Society: Interdisciplinary Team Projects
  • BRAINSOC 396-1: Bass Connections in Brain and Society 2: Interdisciplinary Team Projects
  • BRAINSOC 396: Bass Connections in Brain and Society 2: Interdisciplinary Team Projects
  • COMPSCI 391: Independent Study
  • ECE 891: Internship
  • NEUROSCI 493: Research Independent Study 1
  • STA 102: Introductory Biostatistics
  • STA 571: Advanced Probabilistic Machine Learning
  • STA 582L: DataFest
  • STA 993: Independent Study

In the News

Representative Publications

  • Wiens, J; Saria, S; Sendak, M; Ghassemi, M; Liu, VX; Doshi-Velez, F; Jung, K; Heller, K; Kale, D; Saeed, M; Ossorio, PN; Thadaney-Israni, S; Goldenberg, A, Author Correction: Do no harm: a roadmap for responsible machine learning for health care., Nature Medicine, vol 25 no. 10 (2019) [10.1038/s41591-019-0609-x] [abs].
  • Wang, S; Fan, K; Luo, N; Cao, Y; Wu, F; Zhang, C; Heller, KA; You, L, Massive computational acceleration by using neural networks to emulate mechanism-based biological models., Nature Communications, vol 10 no. 1 (2019) [10.1038/s41467-019-12342-y] [abs].
  • Wiens, J; Saria, S; Sendak, M; Ghassemi, M; Liu, VX; Doshi-Velez, F; Jung, K; Heller, K; Kale, D; Saeed, M; Ossorio, PN; Thadaney-Israni, S; Goldenberg, A, Do no harm: a roadmap for responsible machine learning for health care., Nature Medicine, vol 25 no. 9 (2019), pp. 1337-1340 [10.1038/s41591-019-0548-6] [abs].
  • Wei, Q; Fan, K; Wang, W; Zheng, T; Amit, C; Heller, K; Chen, C; Ren, K, InverseNet: Solving inverse problems of multimedia data with splitting networks, Proceedings Ieee International Conference on Multimedia and Expo, vol 2019-July (2019), pp. 1324-1329 [10.1109/ICME.2019.00230] [abs].
  • Corey, KM; Kashyap, S; Lorenzi, E; Lagoo-Deenadayalan, SA; Heller, K; Whalen, K; Balu, S; Heflin, MT; McDonald, SR; Swaminathan, M; Sendak, M, Development and validation of machine learning models to identify high-risk surgical patients using automatically curated electronic health record data (Pythia): A retrospective, single-site study., Plos Medicine, vol 15 no. 11 (2018) [10.1371/journal.pmed.1002701] [abs].