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”), 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. He has presented his AI and mobile health projects at national conferences held by the American Medical Informatics Association, the American College of Rheumatology, the Society of Hospital Medicine, and the American Psychiatric Association.
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.
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.
DR. SHAWN ONG
Dr. Ong is a practicing board-certified Internal Medicine physician at Yale New Haven Hospital and Clinical Informatics fellow at Yale School of Medicine and the Veterans Affairs Healthcare System. He has over a decade of experience in the areas of healthcare IT consulting, business analytics, and software engineering with companies such as Accenture and Cerner. He has founded multiple health IT companies and holds certifications in the two largest Electronic Health Record systems. Additionally, he conducts research in the areas of Health Services and Quality Improvement. Dr. Ong earned a Bachelors degree in Computer Engineering, MD from the University of Arizona with a distinction in research, and will earn in 2021 a Masters of Health Sciences degree from Yale University.
Jess studies Computer Science and Economics at Columbia University. She's developed full-stack for iOS mobile and trading applications at J.P. Morgan and has built data science tools at Columbia Business School. Recently, she researched Human-Computer Interaction design principles under Columbia’s CS Dept., specifically to design computational systems for public interest spaces. At Columbia, she headed media for Almaworks Accelerator where she launched a weekly interview series with NYC founders on building and scaling ventures. She’s also co-founded an ed-tech organization, STEMpower Girls, and has performed as a violinist at Carnegie Hall.
Jerlisa Fontaine is currently pursuing her MPH at NYU. With healthcare experience spanning the non-profit, startup, clinical, and academia sectors, Fontaine dedicates her time to leveraging digital health research to design product and marketing strategies. Recently, she assisted in the product design and launch of the Health in Her Hue App created to bring equity to care for Black Women. Jerlisa also prides herself on being an entrepreneur having gone from throwing large scale events in upstate and downstate NY to building a career advice and community platform for young professionals in business and tech. This entrepreneurial venture allowed her to reach Top 5 in an Operation Hope Pitch Competition as well as acceptance into a Blackstone Accelerator which provides business funding.
Growth & Operations
Alex Butler is currently completing his MD degree at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgens and will start his Pediatric Residency in the Boston Combined Residency Program later this year! He is also receiving an MS in Clinical Informatics with a special focus on clinical trial recruitment and data-driven enrollment methods. He served as chairperson for the Committee on Health Information Technology (CHIT) in the AMA – Medical Student Section and helped to shape numerous pieces of technology policy. Throughout medical school, he served as Lead US Student Ambassador for Zenxmed before joining the team at AvoMD to direct and coordinate research efforts for both national and international studies.
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DR. SHIVA PATLOLLA
Cardiology Fellow at Baylor
DR. ADLER PEROTTE
Assistant Professor in Biomedical Informatics at Columbia University
DR. STEVEN L. COHN
Professor Emeritus at University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, former Division Chief of General InternalMedicine at SUNY Downstate
Biostatistics PhD Candidate at Columbia University
JULIANNE CATHERINE KIM