She received her doctorate in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Purdue University, U.S.A. Her specialty included algorithms for multimedia data analysis and classification. In 2007 she founded MedicalMine Inc. to apply cutting edge technological advances to facilitate data analysis and efficient management of medical treatment. Research into treatments for multi-factorial chronic conditions is still a work in progress, and her goal is to present state-of-the-art tools and visualization to help generate hypothesis and support research, simultaneously supporting the clinical needs of physicians and patients who need multi-modal treatment tracking, monitoring and interaction with caregivers.
Venky Chellappa joined MedicalMine Inc. as the 2nd employee as the VP of Sales and Business Development. In this capacity he has grown CharmHealth from a start-up venture to one of the leading EHR vendors offering fully integrated solutions to the ambulatory and healthcare verticals.
In addition, Venky Chellappa serves as one of the Managing Partners of CharmHealth+Bioverge Digital Health transformation fund. The fund’s mission is to bring innovative ideas to the point of care along with CharmHealth. The fund will invest in innovative ideas alongside some of the marquee VC firms such as Sequoia, Khosla, Lux Capital, Perceptive Advisors, Polaris Partners, Y Combinator, Thiel Capital, a16z, and many others.
Venky Chellappa has extensive experience in Engineering, Technical and Software Sales, Business development, Operations and M&A.
Venky Chellappa received a PhD in engineering from Auburn University and an MBA from Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.
Background: Dr. Wallace is a professor and vice-chair of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Care at the University of California, San Francisco and Chief of the Anesthesia Service at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in San Francisco. His clinical practice includes cardiac and non-cardiac anesthesiology as well as ICU and preoperative clinical care. He is best known for his work developing medications for the prevention of perioperative cardiac morbidity and mortality. He was one of the developers of perioperative beta blockade and has assisted more than 200 hospitals set up perioperative beta blocker programs.
Education: He has a B.S. in Engineering and applied science from Yale University. He then completed an M.D. and Ph.D. at Johns Hopkins Medical School with his Ph.D. in biomedical engineering with research in systems physiology and autonomic control of the vasculature. He then moved to the University of California, San Francisco where he completed an internship in internal medicine, a residency in anesthesiology, and a cardiac anesthesiology fellowship.
Background: Dr. Weiner is the Director of Bariatric Surgery and the Medical Director of Telemedicine at Tucson Medical Center. He is an active member of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons (ASMBS) and is a past President of the Michigan State chapter of Bariatric Surgeons. His practice includes but is not limited to Bariatric Surgery, General Surgery, Weight Loss and Nutrition, and Endoscopy. In addition to being a surgeon, Dr. Weiner is an author of three books that focus on bariatric surgery and weight loss. He is also active on social media with a popular YouTube channel that offers videos on some of the most frequently asked questions by bariatric patients.
Education: Dr. Weiner graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He completed his General Surgery residency at New York University Hospital in New York City. He practiced in suburban Detroit for 12 years before moving to Tucson in 2019 where he, together with Dr. Guillermo Higa, founded Tucson Weight Loss Surgery.
Background: Dr. Ghomi co-founded Frontier Psychiatry in 2019 to advance Montanans' access to neuropsychiatric care, geriatric psychiatry and movement disorder treatment. He is the author of over 30 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters. He is also the Chief Medical Officer of BrainCheck, which he has helped integrate at Frontier Psychiatry among other digital tools to provide access to cognitive testing for rural patients who otherwise are unable to access this care. Dr. Ghomi is board certified in Psychiatry as a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
Education: Dr. Reza Ghomi graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with a B.S. He then received his M.S.E in Biomedical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University. He received his M.D. from the University of Massachusetts. He completed both his General Psychiatry Residency and his Movement Disorders and Behavioral Neurology Fellowship at the University of Washington.
Background: Dr. Bassi is a board-certified addiction psychiatrist who directs his private practice, TelepsychHealth, in providing virtual mental health treatment. Dr. Bassi has a passion for the intersection of medicine and engineering. He enjoys employing technology for the betterment of patient care, and is a leading expert in cognitive analysis to improve technology usability and user engagement. He started his virtual mental health practice for these reasons and to improve access to care for individuals with mental illness.
Education: Dr. Bassi received his Bachelors in Biomedical Engineering from Columbia University. He then received his MD at the University of Michigan Medical School. He completed his Residency at the University of Florida, focusing on Psychiatry as well as his fellowship at Northwestern University, focusing on Addiction Psychiatry.
Background: Dr. Behrens specializes in the Psychiatry approach that combines an understanding of the unique needs of working professionals with expertise in ADHD-specific treatments. He is an appointed member of the American Psychiatric Association's Council on Quality Care and serves on the board of directors of the American Professional Society of ADHD and related disorders.
Following residency, Dr. Behrens continued as an Assistant Clinical Professor in the UW Psychiatry Department and developed a niche in Adult ADHD and the use of technology in clinical assessment and outcome tracking. In 2016, he made the decision to leave his corner office, city, house, and academic position to pursue the dream of Envision ADHD in Milwaukee, WI.
Education: Dr. Behrens completed his Undergraduate in Genetics, from UW Madison, and graduated from UW School of Medicine and Public Health. He did his residency at the UW Hospital and Clinic Department of Psychiatry.
Background: Dr. Sahasranam has over a decade of medical experience as well as board certifications in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, and Internal Medicine. He directs the Adventist Health/Community Care Diabetes Self-Management program, which was recently recognized by the American Diabetes Association. Dr. Sahasranam founded Central Valley Endocrinology in 2007, a state-of-the-art comprehensive endocrine practice in Central California that provides exceptional care for adults in the Hanford-Visalia area and serves a population of half a million. He also serves as the founder, CEO, and Medical Director of My Diabetes Tutor, dedicated to providing diabetes education to diabetic patients in the comfort of their home.
Education: Dr. Sahasranam graduated from Madras Medical School, India in 1999 and subsequently did post-graduate training in Internal Medicine at Weil Medical College, St. Barnabas Hospital, Bronx, NY and fellowship training in Endocrinology at Charles R Drew University, Los Angeles, CA.
Background: Dr. Saenz is board-certified in Emergency Medicine. Prior to founding Doc-Aid, she served as an emergency physician at Corpus Christi Medical Center, Memorial Hermann Hospital-The Woodlands, Methodist Willowbrook Hospital, and West Houston Medical Center.
Education: She attended the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio where she received a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing with Honors. She practiced as a nurse for over 7 years before returning to the University of Texas Medical Branch where she obtained her Medical Degree in 2003. She graduated at the top of her class and is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. She completed her residency training in Emergency Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston.
Background: Dr. Geiger has been in practice for over 12 years with an interest in primary care, geriatric care, and innovative medical practice development. Alongside his diverse medical practice, Dr. Geiger manages the CedarMed Group, located in Cedarburg, WI, which includes physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and teammates delivering high quality and compassionate healthcare throughout Wisconsin.
Education: Tracy M. Geiger, MD is a Board-Certified Physician who received his Medical Degree through the Medical College of Wisconsin and completed residency through the University of Wisconsin where he served as Chief Resident.
Background: In order to have maximum flexibility in offering individually tailored treatment approaches and educational opportunities for her patients and their families, Dr. Dickerson opened her own private practice, Vibrant Kids Pediatrics, in 2012. During the course of her practice life, Dr. Dickerson has developed a real passion—as a result of personal experience with her own children—for children suffering from chronic conditions such as ADHD, Asperger's, Autism, and other chronic inflammatory disorders.
Education: Dr. Dickerson is a 1996 graduate of the University of Tennessee, Memphis School of Medicine. She completed her internship and residency at the University of North Carolina Hospitals at Chapel Hill.
Background: Dr. Harum has practiced developmental medicine for over 23 years and has special expertise in the neuroscience of learning and autism. The Clinic for Special Children is a healthcare home for both primary care and complex needs children. Founded by Dr. Harum 22 years ago, the clinic offers pediatric care to any child, regardless of their neurological or physical abilities. With specialized neuro-developmental training and board certifications, the clinic's providers offer an unprecedented level of functional pediatrics and complex chronic care for a wide array of conditions.
Education: Dr. Harum is a graduate of the University of Miami and Stetson University. She received pediatric training at the University of Miami and training in her sub-specialty of neuro-developmental disabilities at Johns Hopkins University and the Kennedy Krieger Institute.
Background: In 2015, Dr. Wong co-founded Capital Integrative Health, a medical and wellness clinic, in Bethesda, Maryland. Through the development of integrative, functional, and lifestyle protocols utilizing a team approach, and building community both in-person and virtually, Dr. Wong is committed to expanding access to integrative healthcare for all and playing a role in transforming the healthcare landscape to address root causes of illness, prevent disease, and optimize wellness.
Education: Dr. Wong graduated from Tufts University School of Medicine in 2004. He completed his residency at Georgetown University Hospital, focusing on Internal Medicine. He then completed his fellowship at the University of Arizona in 2014, focusing on Integrative Medicine.
Background: Dr. Antoine has been a physician for over 26 years. She practiced and taught Emergency Medicine for 12 years before becoming one of the first 100 practitioners in the nation to be certified by the Institute of Functional Medicine. She shifted her focus to Integrative Health after she and her children received a series of difficult diagnoses. Unsatisfied with the treatment offered by traditional medicine, she created a custom plan that helped her conquer her own lupus, as well as change the outcome for her family. She is committed to bringing peace and health to her patients and loved ones.
Education: Dr. Antoine received her Medical Degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her residency in Emergency Medicine at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, PA.
Background: Andrew is a passionate developer who has over 15 years of entrepreneurial experience in health care, encompassing business leadership, development and strategy. Andrew also has a background in product and service marketing, as well as medical communications. A significant portion of that experience has been spent on health care leadership, as an author, a consultant and more importantly as a passionate advocate for health care.
Education: Andrew has a Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing, with an emphasis in Communications. He also received an MBA from Manchester Business School in the UK as well as Postgraduate training in Modern HR (Diploma) and Project Management (PRINCE2 Certified).