Laura Vardoulakis is a User Experience Researcher on the Medical Brain team. Previously, she led Search, Intelligence, and cross-Apps research for G Suite. Prior to Google, her research was at the intersection of HCI, CS, and Medicine: developing conversational, agent-based interactions designed to improve health outcomes. She received her Ph.D. in Computer Science from Northeastern University and her research has been published in CHI, Intelligent Virtual Agents, AAAI, and featured in The Wall Street Journal and MIT Technology Review.