Jessie has a Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering from Columbia University. Her graduate work focused on biomaterials and tissue engineering as well as computational modeling of physiological system. During her internship at Pfizer Jessie discovered her passion in revealing data-driven insights into healthcare value. As a data scientist fellow in the NYC Data Science Academy, Jessie performed her programming, analytical, and machine learning skills through four major projects. She developed a Shiny app to explore and compare hospital charging nationally based on CMS data. She also web scraped customer reviews from TripAdvisor and applied natural language processing to offer recommendation.