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Benjamin Simon BA BSc


Benjamin is pursuing an Engineering DPhil through the Computational Health Informatics (CHI) Lab, under the supervision of Professor David Clifton. He is an NIH Oxford scholar, co-mentored by Dr. Baris Turkbey at the NCI.

Benjamin is driven to become a leader in the healthcare AI space and is passionate about equitable and actionable technology. He previously completed his BSE in Biomedical Engineering, BA in Computer Science, and minor in Global Health at Duke University. In 2023, he was awarded the NIH Oxford Scholarship to fund his DPhil.

Outside of the lab Benjamin is an avid teacher, singer, pickleballer, baker, and dog-lover.

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Awards and Prizes

  • NIH Oxford Scholarship Recipient
  • Exeter College North America Travel Grant Award

Research Interests

Benjamin's primary research interests include building multimodal AI tools for increasing access to and accuracy of diagnostics, prognostics, and targeted treatments. He is passionate about global and public health, and advocates for the engineering of algorithms which center compatibility with the clinical environment in which they are applied.


Current Projects

For his DPhil work, Benjamin is working to build multimodal AI tools to predict radical prostatectomy surgery and radiotherapy treatment outcomes for prostate cancer patients.