Lauren Sinnenberg is a fourth year medical student at the University of Pennsylvania pursuing a joint year-long research fellowship with the Penn Social Media and Health Innovation Lab and the Center for Emergency Care Policy and Research.
Prior to joining the team, Lauren received her undergraduate degree from Williams College where she studied biology. Her research interests lie at the intersection of social media, technology and health care. Her most recent work examined and classified how Twitter is used in public health research.
Recently, Lauren was awarded the Masters of Science in Health Policy Research Medical Student Award in Innovation & Implementation Research for her paper entitled “Twitter as a Data Source for Health Research: A Systematic Review.” The prize was established in 2015 and is awarded for meritorious work that demonstrates innovation or implementation in health care delivery and outcomes.