Our Team

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DR. JOONGHEUM PARK

Founder / Executive Chairman

Dr. Park is a practicing board-certified internal medicine physician and clinical informatician. He is a Associated Harvard Medical Faculty (AHMF) at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He was an internist/clinical informatics fellow at New York Presbyterian-Columbia University Medical Center (“CUMC”) and was on the executive board of the National Association of Clinical Informatics Fellows.
He is also a professional developer and has been mentoring computer science classes in healthcare software at Georgia Tech. Additionally, Dr. Park leads multiple clinical AI projects in collaboration with Columbia University, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Rutgers University, and the University of Pittsburgh.

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DR. YAIR SAPERSTEIN

Founder / CEO

Dr. Saperstein is a board certified internal medicine physician, affiliated with Mount Sinai Hospital. He is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA), and graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine with distinction in research in global health and from Yeshiva College as Valedictorian. Previously, Dr. Saperstein has co-founded two non-profit organizations, StartScience.org and Teach4Kids.org, and served as the inpatient medicine Chief Resident at Kings County Hospital. Additionally, Yair is an acclaimed classical concert pianist and recreational ukelele jammer and has won numerous awards including The Jewish Week's "36 under 36" most influential Jewish Americans, and was a semifinalist in the Dell Social Innovation Challenge.

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LAURENCE COMAN

Founder / COO

Laurence recently graduated from Columbia Business School where he studied entrepreneurship and healthcare. Prior to Columbia, Laurence worked on the investment team at Vector Capital, a private equity firm focused on software investments. At Vector, Laurence helped evaluate and acquire enterprise software companies, in addition to serving as a Board Observer for two of the firm's portfolio companies. Prior to Vector, Laurence worked at Greenhill, an investment bank focused on M&A and restructuring. Laurence received a BS in Economics at The Wharton School and a BA in International Studies and Hispanic Studies from the University of Pennsylvania.

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BOB NAGY

Head of Sales

Bob comes to avoMD with a broad array of experience, having worked in many different segments of healthcare.  Bob started his sales career with various Sales roles in the pharmaceutical industry.  From there, he moved to leadership, management, and national/international business development roles in healthcare and wellness, all the while driving sales revenue. In the most recent 10 years of his successful career in Sales, Business Development, and Sales Management, Bob has been working with cutting edge companies in healthcare and healthcare technology. 

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MORGAN PIERSON

Technical Product Manager

Morgan has worked within product teams around the globe since 2015. From engineering to design and beyond, he has contributed to the growth and success of numerous startups and publicly-traded companies across a variety of industries, including Amwell. He has acted as the lead engineering educator for the largest coding academy in the United States, and is recognized as a member of their distinguished faculty. Before stepping into engineering, he studied Jazz Guitar in college. 

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JANINE KELBACH

Clinical Content Manager

Janine Kelbach, RNC-OB is a Labor and Delivery nurse with over 15 years experience with experience in tertiary centers and management. In 2015, she started her own freelance writing business called Write RN. She continues to serve clients in the health and wellness space with her team of 40+ nurse writers. 

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HEATHER KRAMER

Marketing Advisor

Heather Kramer is responsible for guiding and assisting with marketing programs, brand management, social media marketing, lead generation, and content development. Heather has over 25 years working for media companies, marketing agencies, and adtech platforms, and currently offers strategic digital marketing services through her consultancy, HJK Digital. Heather holds a bachelor’s degree in Telecommunications from Ohio University. She has notable awards and recognition for her involvement in Female Entrepreneurship, including the YWCA Women of Achievement Award in 2013. 

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JULIANNE KIM

Marketing and Operations

Julianne is currently finishing her undergraduate degree in Political Science and Public Health at Columbia University and will start full-time at Insight Partners upon graduation. Most recently, she interned at Oliver Wyman on their Private Capital team. She has broad interests in healthcare, policy, and innovation, and has written for Medium's Human Parts and delivered a TEDx talk.  

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NEO CHEN

Staff Engineer

Neo graduated from Brooklyn College in Spring 2020 with a BS degree in Computer Science. He strongly believes data is the heart of modern world and loves to manipulate data flows in the software. He is most interested in Full Stack development.

Advisory Board

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Sales Exec @ Salesforce, Mobile Expert, Entrepreneur

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NIKOLAI CHOWDHURY

RAYMOND FALCI

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Senior Advisor & Former Managing Director of HCIT Banking Group at Cain Brothers

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JINHA LEE

Co-founder and Chief Product officer at Spatial, TED speaker on UI/UX

DR. ANURADHA DAYAL

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Children's National Hospital, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford

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DR. ADLER PEROTTE

Assistant Professor in Biomedical Informatics at Columbia University

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DR. STEVEN L. COHN

Professor Emeritus at University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, former Division Chief of General InternalMedicine at SUNY Downstate

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SOOHYUN KIM

Biostatistics PhD Candidate at Columbia University

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DR. DAVID BERGER

CEO at University Hospital of Brooklyn

Interns

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