Mackenzie Edmondson is a 3rd-year Biostatistics Ph.D. student at the University of Pennsylvania under the mentorship of Dr. Yong Chen. Mackenzie graduated from Saint Michael's College in 2016 with a B.S. in Mathematics and earned an M.S. in Biostatistics at Penn in 2018. Mackenzie's current research involves development of algorithms for performing distributed inference on electronic health records (EHR) data across multiple sites, with the goal of improving prediction of unplanned pediatric hospitalizations.