Industry Assistant Professor of Ethics and Engineering, NYU Tandon School of Engineering

Kadija Ferryman

Dr. Kadija Ferryman is a cultural anthropologist who studies the social, ethical, and cultural dimensions of health information technology. She is Industry Assistant Professor of Ethics and Engineering at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering, and will be developing a core ethics and technology course as well as expanding the engineering ethics curriculum. Ferryman serves on the national institutional review board for the All of Us Research Program, and was formerly a policy researcher at the Urban Institute, and a Postdoctoral Scholar at the Data & Society Research Institute.  She received her anthropology degrees from Yale University (BA)  and the New School for Social Research (PhD).

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    Data & Society
    Fairness in Precision Medicine is the first report to deeply examine the potential for biased and discriminatory outcomes in the emerging field of precision medicine; "the effort to collect, integrate and analyze multiple sources of data in order to develop individualized insights about health and disease." Read more
    February 2018
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    Data & Society
    The Precision Medicine National Actor Map is the first visualization of the three major national precision medicine projects--All of Us Research Program, My Research Legacy, Project Baseline--and the network of institutions connected to them as grantees and sub-grantees. The map was developed for the Fairness in Precision Medicine initiative at Data & Society. Read more
    February 2018
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    Data & Society
    What is Precision Medicine? is a general audience white paper by Dr. Kadija Ferryman and Mikaela Pitcan that introduces and outlines the emerging field of precision medicine; the effort to collect, integrate and analyze multiple sources of data in order to develop individualized insights about health and disease. Read more
    February 2018
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