Leonard Apeltsin

Data Science Health Innovation Fellow

Real name: 
Leonard Apeltsin

Leonard Apeltsin joined BIDS and BCHSI/UCSF in Fall 2019 as part of the first cohort of Data Science Health Innovation Fellows in the Innovate For Health program. He holds a PhD in Biomedical Informatics from UCSF, and a BS in Biology and Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University. He was a Senior Data Scientist & Engineering Lead at Primer AI, a machine learning company that specializes in using advanced Natural Language Processing techniques to extract insight from terabytes of unstructured text data. Dr Apeltsin’s book, Data Science Bookcamp, has been featured on the best-seller list of Manning Publishing. His specialties include large-scale analytics, genomics, text analysis, and advanced machine learning techniques.