Ivana Išgum (1973) is associate professor at UMC Utrecht, where she heads the Quantitative Medical Image Analysis (QIA) group at the Image Sciences Institute. The QIA group focuses on the development of algorithms for quantitative analysis of medical images to enable automatic patient diagnosis and prognosis using techniques from the fields of machine learning and deep learning. Besides research, Išgum also taught different courses. She was involved in the creation of a national teaching programme for PhD researchers in the field of medical image analysis and organised a summer course for Dutch PhD researchers in that same field. Išgum is the recipient of several large grants and has published extensively in numerous scientific peer-reviewed journals.