William runs the Cava laboratory and is a faculty member in the Computational Health Informatics Program at Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School. He is interested in improving the interpretability and fairness of predictive models deployed in healthcare settings.

Prior to joining CHIP, he was a post-doctoral fellow and research associate in the Institute for Biomedical Informatics at the University of Pennsylvania. He received his PhD from UMass Amherst with a focus on interpretable modeling of dynamical systems.