Expertise and Research Interests:
Dr. Ben Abacha is a research scientist at the Lister Hill Center, U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM), National Institutes of Health (NIH). Prior to joining the NLM, she was a researcher at the LIST in Luxembourg and part-time lecturer at the university of Lorraine in France. Dr. Ben Abacha has received a Ph.D. in computer science from Paris-Sud University, France (2012), a research master’s degree from Paris 13 University, France (2008), and a software engineering degree from ENSI, Tunisia (2007). She is working on medical question answering, visual question answering, and NLP related projects. Website, Google Scholar, DBLP
Phone: (301) 827-4737
Honors and Awards:
Dr. Ben Abacha has received two service group awards from the NLM in 2017 and 2018.