Improving the Lives of Patients, Inside and Outside the ICU

Our own Dr Charlene Ong was recently featured prominently in Bostonia Magazine. Dr. Ong is on a mission to improve how doctors, like herself, detect life-threatening brain swelling that can occur after a head injury or stroke.

“I feel like I’m always working toward improving the lives of my sick patients, whether I’m in the ICU or doing research,” says Ong, a School of Medicine assistant professor of neurology and a neurocritical care physician at Boston Medical Center. Ong is working to create personalized health assessments for high-risk patients using both meticulously collected data and a variety of machine-learning tools. She came to BU in July 2018, and that fall, she was awarded a Peter Paul Career Development Professorship.

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