Natalia Summerville, PhD
Natalia Summerville is Director of Applied Data Science at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. She leads a team of highly skilled professionals who develop analytics products to support key hospital operations, healthcare transformation, and clinical cancer research.
Natalia is deeply passionate about the Data4Good movement (the use of analytics for social good) and has been collaborating with many non-profit and mission-driven organizations to implement data analytics for social good. Specifically, since 2015, Natalia has been working closely with several Milk Banks across the US to support and improve their operations and strategic initiatives through Data Science; leading and coordinating teams of students and professional volunteers to produce relevant analysis and tools. Natalia is currently a board member within "Pro-Bono Analytics" at INFORMS, focusing mostly on Milk Bank projects and HMBANA.
Natalia has also been teaching undergrad and grad-level classes in Operations Research, Data Analytics, and Machine Learning since 2005 at Tecnologico de Monterrey, North Carolina State University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Duke University. Currently, she holds an Adjunct Associate Professor appointment within Pratt Schools of Engineering at Duke.