Rachel Lea Ballantyne Draelos


I am an M.D. Ph.D. candidate in the Duke Medical Scientist Training Program, currently working on a Ph.D. in Computer Science in Lawrence Carin's Research Group. My research interests include developing novel deep learning methods to improve human medicine and investigate the human genome. My clinical interest is medical genetics, especially rare and undiagnosed diseases.


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Curriculum Vitae

Here is a copy of my CV, last updated in February 2020.

Thesis Committee


In addition to computer science and medicine, I enjoy writing, biking, playing piano, and spending time with my family.


Glass Box: Artificial Intelligence and Medicine

Contact Information

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