Ross Mitchell, PhD, MSc, BSc Hons

Professor, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry - Medicine Dept


Professor, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry - Medicine Dept


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Dr. Mitchell is the Alberta Health Services (AHS) Chair in AI in Health, a professor in the Department of Medicine, and an adjunct professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Alberta. He is also a fellow with the Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute and the senior program director of artificial intelligence adoption with AHS. He received his PhD at the University of Western Ontario and has been working in the fields of biomedical imaging, artificial intelligence, and machine learning for 30 years.

Dr. Mitchell was the inaugural artificial intelligence officer at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa, Florida from 2019 to 2021. There he led efforts to develop AI tools to improve the efficiency and quality of cancer care, including models to predict patient outcomes from electronic health record data, and natural language processing to infer diagnostic codes from free-text pathology reports. He was a professor and the inaugural director of the Division of Medical Imaging Informatics in the Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic in Arizona, from 2011 to 2019. He was a professor of Biomedical Engineering, Radiology, and Clinical Neurosciences at the University of Calgary from 2000 to 2011.

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Featured Publications

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arXiv. 2022 April; arXiv:2204.10836

Sara Ranjbar, Kyle W Singleton, Lee Curtin, Cassandra R Rickertsen, Lisa E Paulson, Leland S Hu, Joseph Ross Mitchell, Kristin R Swanson

Frontiers in Neuroimaging. 2022 April; 1 (April 2022)

Mitchell J.R., Szepietowski P., Howard R., Reisman P., Jones J.D., Lewis P., Fridley B.L., Rollison D.E.

JOURNAL OF MEDICAL INTERNET RESEARCH. 2022 March; 24 (3) 10.2196/27210

Andrew Hope, Maikel Verduin, Thomas J Dilling, Ananya Choudhury, Rianne Fijten, Leonard Wee, Hugo JWL Aerts, Issam El Naqa, Ross Mitchell, Marc Vooijs, Andre Dekker, Dirk de Ruysscher, Alberto Traverso

Cancers. 2021 May; 13 (10)

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