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Veronica Ahumada-Newhart

NIH NCATS Biomedical and Health Informatics Fellow, University of California, Irvine

I am an NIH-funded biomedical and health informatics fellow in UC Irvine's Institute for Clinical and Translational Science (ICTS). Recently, I was honored to be awarded (as PI) a National Science Foundation, National Robotics Initiative, collaborative grant. My research encompasses strong interdisciplinary efforts between medicine, health informatics, robotics, and social sciences. My research interests include health equity, telerobots, health and human development, virtual inclusion, and emerging technologies that facilitate improved health outcomes.


  • 2018–present
    Research scientist, University of California, Irvine


    University of California, Irvine, PhD