Clinical Research Fellow

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust


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Dr Elinor Laws

Community Member


Dr Elinor Laws is a clinical researcher with the AI and Digital Health Research and Policy group at University Hospitals Birmingham and the University of Birmingham.

The AI and Digital Health group conduct research that seeks to ensure AI technologies are safe, effective and equitable. The group works in collaboration with academic, industry and policy institutions around the world, bringing diverse and interdisciplinary teams together to build best practices that can be translated internationally. Dr Laws is co-lead for the STANDING Together project with Dr Joseph Alderman, Dr Jo Palmer, Dr Xiaoxuan Liu and Professor Alastair Denniston. The STANDING Together project has released recommendations to encourage transparent reporting of health data.

Dr Laws is interested in understanding how we can achieve digital health equity, looking to academic disciplines such as gender studies, politics and modern languages to see how they inform our practice as healthcare scientists.

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