The Administrative Core guides and facilitates programs for the Massachusetts AI and Technology Center for Connected Care in Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease (MassAITC), coordinates internal and external communication, provides budgetary and financial support, and administers the pilot project programs.

Center Leadership

Deepak Ganesan, PhD
Deepak Ganesan, PhD
Professor, College of Information and Computer Sciences and Director of Center of Personalized Health Monitoring, UMass Amherst
Niteesh Choudhry, MD, PhD
Niteesh Choudhry, MD, PhD
Professor, Harvard Medical School, and Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Benjamin Marlin, PhD
Benjamin Marlin, PhD
Associate Professor, College of Computing and Information Sciences, UMass Amherst

Core Activities

  1. Strategically direct, provide scientific oversight, and provide fiscal and operational support for the MassAITC by establishing committee structures and coordinating interactions between cores.
  2. Facilitate partnerships between the MassAITC and members of the industry consortium as well as external interactions with a broad array of AI, device technology, clinical and laboratory research programs and companies interested in supporting successful at-home aging and AD/ADRD Care.
  3. Administer a vibrant, robust and efficient pilot program that leverages MassAITC resources to develop, feasibility-test, and validate emerging AI-enhanced technologies for aging and AD/ADRD care.

Industry Advisory Board

NameTitle and Affiliation
Desney S. Tan, PhDVice President and Managing Director, Microsoft Health Futures
Dina Katabi, PhDCEO, Emerald Inc.; Professor, MIT
William Shrank, MDChief Medical Officer, Humana Inc.
Jianying Hu, PhDIBM Global Leader, AI for Healthcare
Benjamin Robbins, MD, MBAVenture Partner, Google Ventures
Markus Hofmann, PhDExecutive VP, Nokia Bell-Labs