Our Team

DR. JOONGHEUM PARK

Founder / Executive Chairman

Head of Product

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 the inpatient Medicine Chief Resident at Kings County Hospital Center. 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. 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.

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.

DR. SHAWN ONG

Medical Operations

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.

YIELA SAPERSTEIN

Growth & Operations

Yiela is currently pursuing a master’s degree in biomedical engineering at Columbia University. She previously completed a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry at Barnard College. Yiela has experience creating medical devices, and recently became a finalist in the African Biomedical Engineering Consortium (ABEC) Design Competition for her global health work creating an oxygen delivery device. She also has experience in entrepreneurship and recently took part in an accelerator as part of the Taglit Excel internship program. Yiela has done research in both computational chemistry and biomedical imaging analysis. She is committed to using technological innovations to improve the healthcare system.

Advisory Board

Sales Exec @ Salesforce, Mobile Expert, Entrepreneur

NIKOLAI CHOWDHURY

RAYMOND FALCI

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

JINHA LEE

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

TRAVIS MILLMAN

Strategic Advisor to Phillips and Samsung

DR. SHIVA PATLOLLA

Cardiology Fellow at Baylor

DR. ADLER PEROTTE

Assistant Professor in Biomedical Informatics at Columbia University

DR. CARL SWANSON

Hospitalist at UM Prince George's County Hospital

DR. JOON HEUNG YOON

Asst. Professor of Critical Care at University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center

DR. STEVEN L. COHN

Professor Emeritus at University of Miami School of Medicine, prior Chief of Medicine at SUNY Downstate

DR. JONATHAN ELIAS

Pediatrician at Weill Cornell

Interns

ANYA DEVGAN

JULIANNE C. KIM

JESSICA YAN

ANTHONY CORTES-ESE

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