Co-Directors

Angel Huang

Co-Director (2019-2020)

Freddy Nguyen

Co-Director (2019-2020)

Freddy is an Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellow in the Institute for Medical Engineering and Sciences at MIT and the In Vivo Microscopy Fellow at MGH. He received his MD-PhD from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He spent his career developing optical imaging methods for diagnostics, surgical guidance, and disease monitoring. He is currently developing nanosensors and imaging platforms for the real-time in vivo monitoring of cancer treatment and drug delivery. He is passionate about healthcare entrepreneurship, public policy, medical education, and cancer research.

Kriti Subramanyam

Co-Director (2019-2020)

Kriti is a Ph.D. candidate in the Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology (HST) program, where her research focuses on designing implantable devices to treat peritoneal cancer metastasis and investigating the impact of different chemotherapy dosing regimens on the immune system. She is passionate about translational medical solutions, especially in the areas of global oncology and women's health. When she's not working in lab, Kriti enjoys dancing, traveling, baking, and spending time with her dog.

Ginny Sun

Co-Director (2019-2020)

Leadership Team

Varesh Prasad

Partnership Engagement Co-Lead

Paul Chang

Partnership Engagement Co-Lead, Regional Director - Asia

Liam Loscalzo

Co-Director (2018-2019)

Liam is a data scientist with a particular passion for healthcare. Beyond using data to answer the 'what,' he uses it to answer the 'why' and 'how' so that we can better understand systemic inefficiencies and make new insights into human health. He is currently pursuing a Master's of Health Data Science at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and is a data scientist at biomedical AI startup nference. When he's not wrangling data, you can find him making disco beats and exploring the world with his wife and their cat.

Nancy Hung

Former Co-Director (2017-2018)

Nancy is an MIT undergraduate studying EECS and Biomedical Engineering. She hopes to make a difference with her education in fields like biomedical devices, organs on chips, and tissue engineering. In addition to her studies, Nancy is currently working on a NeedList, a startup born out of a recent hackathon.

Shriya Srinivasan

Former Co-Director (2017-2018)

Shriya is a PhD student in the Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology (HST) program, developing novel neural regeneration strategies to interface prostheses with human limbs. She is passionate about translational medical solutions and especially interested in global health projects.

Sonia Xu

Regional Director - West Coast North America, Former Co-Director (2017-2018)

Sonia holds a BS in Neuroscience from Duke University, and currently operates as chief of staff for a stealth biotech startup developing a neuromodulation product. Previously, she lead regulatory affairs and clinical trials at a medical device startup developing low-cost diagnostics for chronic conditions, which were launched in global markets. She is transfixed by the power of innovation to transform healthcare, and a fervent believer in empowering individuals and communities to solve their unique challenges through health hackathons.

Khalil Ramadi

Regional Director - Middle East & North Africa, Former Co-Director (2016-2017)

Khalil is a PhD student in the Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology (HST) program, where he works on novel neural therapeutic devices. He is passionate translating ideas and concepts from bench to bedside through research and entrepreneurship. Khalil also holds a M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from MIT and B.Sc. degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Bioengineering from the Penn State.

Christopher Lee

Former Co-Director (2015-2016)

PhD Graduate of the Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology program. Former Co-Director of MIT HM (2015-16). Chris has also been recognized as a Forbes 30 Under 30, MedTech Boston 40 Under 40, and is a World Economic Forum Global Shaper.

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Volunteer Team

Ilayda Alkislar

Team Member

Baris Bekdas

Team Member

Smita Bhattacharjee

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Yasmin Chebbi

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Dania Daye

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Matthew Feng

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Shwen Gwee

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Michael Hogan

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Stephanie Hu

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Viqar Hussain

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Sivani Jonnalagadda

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Ayesha Khalid

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Hyunji Kim

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Yara Komaiha

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Jim Lee

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Alan Leung

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Ben Linville-Engler

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Hanna Mandl

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Andrew Moomey

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Ned McCague

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Ashley Pournamdari

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Aditi Shankar

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Jacqueline Shen

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Tanya Talkar

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Michael Woonton

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Jessica Xu

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Justin Yu

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Alumni

Andrea Ippolito

Former Co-Director and Co-Founder

Allison Yost

Former Co-Director (2013-2015) and Co-Founder

Lina Colucci

Former Co-Director (2014-2015)

Tatyana Gubin

Former Co-Director (2015-2017)

Priya Garg

Former Co-Director (2014-2015)

RJ Andrews

Founding Hacker

Karsten Bahlmann

Former Team Member

Molly Binder Dadouris

Former Team Member

Ryan Carroll

Former Team Member

Allen Cheng

Co-Founder

Kristie Chung

Former Team Member

Elliot Cohen

Co-Founder

Jessica de la Cuesta

Former Team Member

Megan Griffith

Former Team Member

Smitha Gudapakkam

Former Team Member

Winter Guerra

Former Technology Team Lead

Anwar Hussain

Founding Hacker

Hari Iyer

Former Team Member

Shirlene Liew

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Jessie Lin

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Katerina Mantzavinou

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Daniel McQueen

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Rajib Mondal

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Babak Movassaghi

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Kirsten Nelson

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Karthik Paga

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TJ Parker

Founding Hacker

Bryan Ranger

Former Team Member

Alex Revelos

Former Team Member

Saeyoung Rho

Former Team Member

Joao Ribas

Former Team Member

Andrew Rosenthal

Founding Hacker

Aartik Sarma

Former Team Member

Nalini Singh

Former Team Member

Monica Stanciu

Former Team Member

Aparna Sud

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Julie Vaughn

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Judy Wang

Founding Hacker

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Faculty Advisors

Bill Aulet

Faculty Advisor

Bill is the managing director in the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship. In April 2013, Bill was awarded the Adolf F. Monosson Prize for Entrepreneurial Mentoring at MIT. He is the author of Disciplined Entrepreneurship.

Zen Chu

Co-Founder and Lead Faculty Advisor

Zen is Senior Lecturer in Healthcare Innovation at the MIT Sloan and Entrepreneur-In-Residence for the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship. He has served as founding CEO of three healthcare companies.

Fiona Murray

Faculty Advisor

Professor Murray is the Associate Dean of Innovation at the MIT Sloan School of Management and the Faculty Director of the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship. She is the Co-Director of MIT’s Initiative for Innovation.