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David F. Schneider, MD, MS

David F. Schneider, MD, MS is an Assistant Professor in the Division of General Surgery at the University of Wisconsin. Within the Section of Endocrine Surgery, he also serves as the Director of Endocrine Surgery Research. He received his medical degree from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. He stayed at Loyola to complete his general surgery residency and research fellowship. During that time, he also earned a Masters in Clinical Research Methods. In 2011, Dr. Schneider came to the University of Wisconsin for his Endocrine Surgery Fellowship, and was recruited to stay on as faculty. His research interests include the use of informatics and machine learning tools to improve clinical decision-making. Dr. Schneider currently holds a KL2 via the University of Wisconsin CTSA to use natural language processing and machine learning tools to improve the diagnosis and treatment of indeterminate thyroid nodules.

Dr. Schneider’s Faculty Profile

Grant Funding

  • Machine Learning for Improved Treatment Selection of
    Indeterminate Thyroid Nodules
    • KL2 Scholars Program
    • NIH UL1TR000427 (UW CTSA) and NIH KL2TR000428
  • Central Surgical Association Foundation Turcotte Enrichment Grant
    • Central Surgical Association Foundation
    • Monetary amount: $10,000
  • Cancer Control Pilot Grant
    • University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center
    • Monetary amount: $25,000

Research Team

  • Nicole Brys, MPH
  • Linda Cherney-Stafford, MPH

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