Elia Lima-Walton, MD is a physician informaticist that has been with Elsevier since 2015. She went to medical school at Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara in Mexico and completed her medical studies at New York Medical College. In her current role as Director Data Science and Clinical Analytics – Health, she leverages her knowledge and expertise in medicine (MD), data science, research, and taxonomies to drive strategy in developing novel scalable solutions to improve the clinician experience at the point-of-care and also to support the students and researchers’ journeys. Her research interests include identification of semantic patterns from unstructured text, text mining, CDS, automatic item generation, and knowledge graph expansion.
Elia is an excellent people leader with a passion to help the medical and scientific community at scale. In her immediate circle she manages her talented team of data scientists, clinicians, and localization experts, and thrives on mentoring individuals both internal and external to Elsevier. In her free time you can catch her hiking in the Smokey Mountains of North Carolina, traveling to exotic lands, or painting.