Dr. Simpson is the Canada Research Chair in Biomedical Computing and Informatics and Associate Professor in the School of Computing (Faculty of Arts and Science) and Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences (Faculty of Health Sciences). She specializes in biomedical data science and computer-aided surgery. Her research group is focused on developing novel computational strategies for improving human health. She joined the Queen’s University faculty in 2019, after four years as faculty at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York and three years as a Research Assistant Professor in Biomedical Engineering at Vanderbilt University in Nashville. She is an American Association of Cancer Research award winner and the holder of multiple National Institutes of Health grants. She received her PhD in Computer Science from Queen’s University.
Dr. Simpson supervises graduate students in the School of Computing, Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences as well as Translational Medicine Graduate Program in the Department of Medicine.
Dr. Simpson also supervises undergraduate students as well as clinical trainees (medical students, residents, and fellows) in a variety of research projects.