Amrish Selvam

  • Medical Student (MS-2)

Amrish Selvam is a medical student at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine interested in the intersection of healthcare and technology. He obtained a Bachelor’s of Science in Biomedical Engineering and a Bachelor’s of Science in Computer Science from Case Western Reserve University (2016-2020). During his time in college, he researched machine learning algorithms in predicting response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy in colorectal cancer with the Center for Computational Imaging and Personalized Diagnostics. Currently, Amrish is applying image processing techniques and artificial intelligence in the automated analysis of optical coherence tomography images of the retina. He is also involved in coordinating the AI in healthcare personal enrichment course. As an aspiring clinician, Amrish is passionate about safely integrating artificial intelligence in day-to-day medical care to improve patient outcomes.

Research Interests

  • Artificial intelligence in ophthalmology
  • Image processing of optical coherence tomography
  • Semantic segmentation of retinal lesions and the choroid
  • Educational tools for clinicians and learners interested in AI