Data Scientist, National Addiction and Mental Health Surveillance Unit, Turning Point and Monash University
Sam has been a Data Scientist at Turning Point since completing his Masters degree at Monash University in 2019. In this role, Sam develops and deploys machine learning models to automate the annotation of clinical records for the National Ambulance Surveillance System and identifies and implements strategies to leverage Turning Point's enormous store of proprietary data.
As a Google AI Impact Challenge grantee, Sam graduated from a customised Google Developers Launchpad Accelerator program and has on several occasions represented Turning Point internationally. He has developed psychometric testing software for the Cognitive Behaviour Modification Project, contributed to a number of published research papers, clinical guidelines, and policy reports, and produced interactive visualisations to facilitate stakeholder and analyst interrogation of a variety of data.
Prior to this role and during his studies, Sam worked for several years in health research. As well as NLP and data visualisation, Sam's interests include information retrieval, cluster analysis and building weird, hacky web apps.
You can contact Sam at [email protected]