Team Members

Aline Gomes Vidal
Aline is a a Brazilian freelance translator. She also works as a teacher in a public school. She says “Working as a volunteer is a great way of doing a nice job, becoming more experienced and helping others”.

Amelia D’Angelo
Amelia D’Angelo is a Master of Global Health graduate from McMaster University in Canada, with and undergraduate degree in Environmental Science from McGill University. She is passionate about access to health care in rural and northern Canada and the Arctic, and believes that this part of the world can benefit from the innovative solutions found in the developing world. Amelia loves hiking, scuba diving, rock climbing, knitting and travelling, and has worked in Canada, France, Norway and Madagascar.

Bruno Salvalaio
Bruno is a Computer Science undergrad student working as a Software Engineer that loves Machine Learning and wants to unravel it’s true potential in solving today’s society problems. He loves traveling, hiking and movies.
Carson Lutterloh
Carson Lutterloh is an undergraduate student in computer science at the University of Texas at Dallas. With a rich background in volunteer service, he enjoys supplementing his studies by working for great causes, including H4TW and the Civil Air Patrol. Carson is passionate about web and software development, constantly learning new ways to accomplish tasks, and he is excited to use these skills in cooperation with H4TW. In his spare time, he enjoys singing, cooking, and trail running.
Christine Smith
Christine trained as a physician at Cambridge University in England. Her residency and fellowship were at Stanford University, and she worked in the Department of Psychiatry at Stanford for many years. Now retired from medicine, she teaches outreach science classes in low-income elementary schools.
Cristina Dan
Cristina is a recent MPH graduate with a keen interest for non communicable diseases, risk factors and innovative methods to increase prevention.
She is dedicated to helping people affected by health disparities, get access to information and proper care.
Proud to be a part of H4TW, a diverse team of incredible and resourceful professionals and join in their efforts to expand stroke awareness, in areas where adequate resources are scarce.
Danielle Nguyen
Danielle received her undergraduate degree from UCLA in International Development. Her passion in global health stemmed from her various international travels to countries including Vietnam, Cambodia, and Brazil where she saw great inequalities in healthcare practices and access within these developing countries. She believes that through knowledge, education, and cultural understanding, we will be able to reach a world of sustainable health equality for all. When not pondering about the issues of global sustainable health, she enjoys dabbling in keeping up with the changes in the cultural art world of fashion, beauty, and music as well as filming, editing, and creating content for her YouTube and Blog.
Deepti Nelavelli
Deepti is passionate about education for all and utilizing technology to improve lives worldwide. She is an engineer, has an MBA and has designed and managed technology solutions for over 5 years. SHe aims to use her experience and problem solving skills to make a difference in people’s health and their lives.
Elizabeth Paton
Elizabeth is a medical illustrator from and e-learning developer from New Jersey with a background in pre-medical sciences, anatomy, and fine / digital art. She is currently working at the Royal College of Surgeons in London, developing educational materials for patients, students, and healthcare professionals using art to communicate pathology, anatomy, and surgical procedures.
Elvire Thouvenot
Elvire Thouvenot is a Canadian biomedical illustrator currently based in Switzerland. A strong believer in the potential of visuals to facilitate learning and communication across languages and cultures, she is very excited to be getting involved in medical education with H4TW.
Emily Melick
Emily studied Biology and Philosophy at Tufts, with a strong interest in community medicine and global health. Her passion for storytelling and medicine has taken her as far as Dolpo, Nepal to conduct ethnographic research with Amchis (traditional Tibetan medicine practitioners), and now closer to home at MGH Cancer Center where she works in clinical research. She is so excited to be involved with H4TW partnership and curriculum development. In her spare time, she is helping startup a free medical program for those experiencing homelessness in Boston and enjoys painting, meditation, hiking, and learning to cook Indian food.
Ernesto Aguilar
Ernesto Aguilar has been creating animation videos for H4TW. Currently, Ernesto is a 3D animator with goals to work in feature film. He has studied painting and fine arts at SFAI, painted multiple murals in SF, as well as been commissioned by the S.F Giants and the producers of The Pursuit of Happiness to direct a mural.

Francis Wright

I am very excited to be starting my first year of medical school in August! I graduated from California State University, Chico with a degree in Cell and Molecular Biology. Since then, I have worked as a medical scribe, research assistant, and a volunteer at a wildlife sanctuary near Chico. I also have a background as a Red Cross Safety Instructor, teaching lifeguarding, CPR, and First Aid classes.

Harshada Mahulkar
Harshada would like to gain knowledge, work experience in various aspects of software and achieve professional growth along with organization, while being resourceful, innovative and flexible. She has a MS in Computer Engineering.
Isabel De los Rios
Isabel De los Rios is a part of our social media team and works on graphic design. She is a Public Health student at UC Berkeley and has aspirations to attend medical school next year. She is passionate about H4TW because of “our emphasis on making healthcare and health awareness accessible and understandable for people around the world”.
Isaiah Brown
Isaiah Brown is a medical student at UCSF. He was one of the first few members and joined H4TW because he was passionate to improving health worldwide. Isaiah leads virtual education and has already presented the work at national and international meetings.
Jack McGill
Jack is a Los Angeles-based filmmaker and content creator.

Joe Baal

I am 4th year UCSF medical student with an interest in research and global health outreach in radiology. Grew up in Philippines. Loves to play basketball.

Jonathan Pai

I am a Medical student at UCSF. I graduated with a degree in Cell and Molecular Biology. I am interested in Palliative medicine

Kajal Patil
Kajal moved to United States from India in February 2017. In her home country she worked as a marketing professional for about 7+ years in the pharmaceutical Industry. Alongside, she volunteered as an assistant yoga teacher for 2 years before moving to the US. She is a management post graduate and has done her bachelors in Microbiology. She is involved in Strategic Partnership and HR with Health4TheWorld. She enjoys working here and says it’s great to have such meaningful experiences in life.

Kiende (Caroline) Kinoti

I am a resident in radiology. I am based in Kenya.

Kirema Garcia-Reyes, MD
Kirema Garcia-Reyes is a radiology resident at UCSF. She is fluent in Spanish and has been leading our Ecuador Education Project and manages social media with Deepti. Kirema is originally from Puerto Rico and loves traveling.
Luis Alberto Domitrovic
Luis is a neurosurgeon and radiologist.  He is also a talented medical illustrator.
Mahrin Rahman
Mahrin Rahman is a medical student at the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine at New Mexico State University. She has dual masters in public health and epidemiology and her previous research has focused on using data to encourage obesity prevention. Her interest in global health and neurology stemmed from working in the pharmaceutical industry analyzing data in search of an efficacious Alzheimer’s drug. Current hobbies include fitness, travel and trying to stay sane while surviving medical school.
Maitri Mehta
Maitri is a Software Engineer with most effective development strategy and optimization since 2011 with a solid educational foundation – two Masters in Computer Science from Symbiosis International University, India and Northwestern Polytechnic University, CA. She is highly skilled and passionate about Apple iOS application development in different domains and upcoming new technologies. She has a deep interest in developing mobile applications, REST APIs using Java Spring, Big Data concepts for distributed database. She loves traveling, hiking, cooking and watching movies.
Mohit Galvankar
Mohit is an aspiring data scientist with a software engineering background.  He graduated with a MS in Data Science from Indiana University in May 2017.
Narendra Roy
Narenda is our Lead Technical Advisor for mobile operations. He is a seasoned Engineer with a passion for building and delivering products and over 15 years of experience working in the software industry. He is passionate about using data and key indicators to set up strategies to conceptualize, develop and grow a product. With years of working across a lot of software companies in a technical role, his experience helps in understanding well-researched market needs and then working with engineering to deliver a product that users love to use.
Neal Kutty
Neil is passionate about using data science and machine learning to positively impact the lives of others. As part of the machine learning team at H4TW, he is working on game elements and user interactivity for our mobile app. He earned his MA in Economics and BA in Philosophy from Vanderbilt University, studied Machine Learning at George Washington University, and has experience working in analytics at small startups as well as large tech firms. Currently he is an analytics consultant in the Washington DC area. For fun Neil likes to play golf & guitar.
Premnath Ramanathan
Premnath loves building apps that matter, and enjoys watching and playing soccer.
Priyanka Chopra
Priyanka is the Treasurer at H4TW. She is a senior director of finance at Naspers Ventures in SF. She has deep finance experience and a passion for technology. Priyanka loves traveling and her personal goal is to travel to 40 countries by age 50.
Rachel Grau
Rachel Grau is a software engineer and trained at Stanford University. She leads design and development of our mobile apps. Rachel lives in Beunos Aires, Argentina. She loves helping patients and finding solutions in health with technology. She loves traveling, dancing, painting and meeting people around the world.

Sagar Wagle

I am a fourth year medical student at UCSF and am applying into radiology now.

Sandra Jeanine Ortellado

Sandra is doing a Bachelors in Science at Stanford University. She has studied news reporting fundamentals and works in our PR and communication efforts. She is also a five time member of USA synchronized swimming national team.

Shebani Dandekar
Shebani is passionate about promoting and improving health around the world. She has a Master of Science degree in Global Health Sciences and is currently a medical student at California Northstate University.  Shebani helps our team by raising awareness about health and H4TW through various efforts on social media and in the community. In her free time, she enjoys listening to music, traveling, trying new things, and spending time with friends and family.

Sohil Patel, MD

Dr. Patel is an assistant professor in Neuroradiology at the University of Virginia.  He did fellowship in Neuroradiology at Massachusetts General Hospital.  He graduated from University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 2007 and has been in practice for 8+ years.

Susan Kinney

Susan is a retired HR Professional with over 30 years of experience in the Human Resources field. Susan is excited to be part of the H4TW HR team. She also enjoys family, travelling, reading and attending horse shows with her daughter.

Varun Raj
Varun is a final year Mechanical Engineer Undergraduate from Lucknow, India inclined towards technology. He is an Android Developer at Health 4 The World. He loves to explore new things and wants to be an Innovator. He is into coding and spends his spare time playing games and trying new food items.
Venkatakrishnan Mandaram Parthasarathy
Venkatakrishnan is an MIS Graduate from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is a data enthusiast and passionate about big data and working with large data sets. He is currently working on developing an e-learning website for H4TW. He is very much excited about working for H4TW and contributing for a good cause. He likes listening to music, hitting the gym and socializing.

Vijendra Rana

Vijendra recently graduated with Masters in CS from the University of South Carolina.  Previously he was an instructor for programming and web development at Duke TIP and he has also worked with Accenture as a SAP SD Tester.

Viom Chhabra

Viom is a recent Master’s Graduate from SUNY Buffalo. He likes sketching, literature, web novels, anime and coding. He is a jack of all trades in computer tech. Right now he is searching for his first job.

Wilson Muraki

Wilson is Brazilian, and moved to the US a few months ago. He has a bachelor’s degree in International Relations (University of Brasília, Brazil) and a Master’s in Public Policy (University of Tokyo). He has worked as a Political Advisor, Project Manager, Translator and Radio Announcer in both Brazil and Japan. His main reason to join H4TW is its mission to improve healthcare in developing nations. “Coming from a developing country myself, I am aware that challenges such as corruption, low-quality education, lack of resources and know-how, severely affect the access to healthcare and its quality in poor communities. I do believe that H4TW can make a great difference in people’s lives, especially of those who have been forgotten by their governments”.

Yiran (Krystal) Ye

I am a MS Accountancy student at Simon Business School-University of Rochester. I have mastered several kinds of ERP system knowledge, and have obtained the ability to deal with complicated problems in a dynamic and communicational environment.

Yvonne Wright
Yvonne Wright has lived in the bay area for over 25 years but grew up in the Philippines where glaring health disparities are clearly evident. This inspired her to follow a career in health care. She has been working as a registered nurse at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland for the last ten years. Prior to becoming a nurse, she worked as a volunteer community educator for the Child Abuse Prevention Council of Contra Costa County. She also worked as a biology instructor at her local community college and as a research associate at a biotech company. She is excited to join H4TW and be part of a diverse team of like-minded volunteers to help create solutions and promote awareness to global health inequities.

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Promoting health in resource-poor communities worldwide through education and technology

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