Areas of Expertise
Technology for Behavior Change
Conducted grant-funded research on technologies that address social determinants of health/behavior change. Expertise in applying conceptual frameworks to digital behavior change strategies from the ground up.
Clinical Care Delivery
Clinical training in ambulatory care, inpatient care and care coordination at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.
History of designing and running data analytics projects to answer complex clinical and public health questions. Experience with analyzing insurance claims data, large survey datasets and app-user interactions. Author of research abstracts and publications.
- Health Sectors
- Digital Health, Health IT, Healthcare Delivery, Diagnostics, Payers
- Markets, Health Indications, Health Issues
Scientific Advisory Board Member
Triangle Community Development Corporation | June 2014 - Current | Board Member
The Triangle CDC aims to improve the health opportunities of West Philadelphians. I advise this Philadelphia-based non-profit on the integration of health behavior change strategies (tech-enabled or offline) into its programs.
Entrepreneur in Startup Chile
Prenovate Health | November 2013 - Current
Co-founder, Lead Prenovater
Prenovate Health | November 2013 - Current | Founder
Prenovate is using diet and technology to revolutionize the way we manage chronic diseases. Our dietary change programs combine our food-grading software and behavioral science to help people from diverse backgrounds reduce their chronic disease risk. As the Clinical/Product lead I guide a talented team of clinicians, public health professionals and data scientists. I draw on data science experience to build and iterate Prenovate's proprietary disease-specific web/mobile food grading engine. I'm responsible for coordinating other software development processes. Additionally, I leverage clinical experience to guide software/behavioral programs in clinically-relevant directions to produce meaningful dietary changes.
West Philadelphia Wellness Empowerment | October 2013 - November 2013 | Founder
Founded and coordinated a grant-funded community wellness program in West Philadelphia. Developed chronic disease nutrition curriculum, secured funding, coordinated with community partners.
Nutrition Education Consultant
Investing In Ourselves | August 2012 - February 2013 | Advisor
Wrote a childhood nutrition education curriculum for a non-profit organization, Investing in Ourselves; Consulted on development of a behavior change curriculum
B.A | Sociology
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
M.D | General Medicine
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
M.P.H | Socio-Behavioral Studies; Biostatistics