Steve Y. Chung, MD is a co-owner of his urologic practice for over 12 years successfully navigating the company through constant changes in the healthcare landscape. He completed residency training at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and Fellowship training at Cedars Sinai Medical Center. He has also been involved in multiple startup ventures, including investor and owner of a radiation oncology service corporation and mobile devices service company. While providing urologic services and fulfilling administrative roles at seven hospitals, he understands the current healthcare infrastructure. Dr. Chung obtained his Materials Science Engineering degree from Northwestern University and has been involved with healthcare advancements with two medical patents. Both were successfully transferred into royalty payments. Along with over 20 publications and book chapters, he has been interviewed by National Public Radio and mentioned in The New York Times for his research in tissue engineering. His passionate interests also include behavioral economics, social engineering, and stocks/options trading.
Prasad Specializes in Enterprise architecture and development of Enterprise application software . He brings over 20 years of experience in designing and delivering mission critical and scalable software solutions for the Fortune 500 companies. Prasad holds a degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering and worked as a Software Architect at SAP the largest Enterprise software company. He has been involved with product development from idea to full scale industry adoption. Having lived and worked in regions ranging from Asia pacific to Europe and Americas he brings unique skills in building and working with teams across geographies. Prasad has experience and has been involved with design and development of software that is used Globally for over 20 years which will greatly benefit Healthereum in its pursuit of global delivery and adoption. A Major portion of time has been spent working in the heart of Silicon valley. His observations and experiences of the dot com boom, will be of strategic value to Healthereum.
With 25 years of healthcare marketing and consumer engagement experience, Frank has helped healthcare organizations better connect with their patients and providers by leveraging strategic frameworks that improve “action-oriented” engagement. Through his leadership positions at healthcare services companies over the past decade, he’s helped dozens of achieve their strategic business objectives related to engagement strategy. He’s worked in healthcare marketing with several NY ad agencies, including 12 years at Ogilvy Healthworld, where he led agency network expansion into 36 countries. His earlier involvement with direct-to-consumer advertising helped transform the Pharma industry by influencing consumer brand demand in the US. He is the author of Why Healthcare Matters, How Business Leaders Can Drive Transformational Change (HRD Press, 2008). A magna cum laude graduate from Boston College with a BA in Economics and Communications, he earned his MBA at Columbia Business School in New York.
Dr. Franks is a clinical Urologist who works at Virginia Urology, a progressive, quality-driven large group (LUGPA) practice in Richmond, Virginia where he focuses on prostate cancer care and robotic surgery. His medical degree was at the University of Maryland in Baltimore, with additional training for Surgery and Urology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Oncologic training by fellowship was at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD, with additional research focus of pharmacogenomics. Dr. Franks has 19 publications in his field , and actively presents data at peer-reviewed meetings in new technologies, including robotic surgery quality outcomes, and adoption of MRI-guided prostate fusion biopsy into clinical practice. He participated in the American Urologic Association Quality Improvement Summit & Workgroup 2014 on infectious complications of transrectal prostate guided biopsy in effort to provide education around issues related to quality improvement and patient safety. Currently, he works at Johnston-Willis Medical Center in Midlothian, Va for the past 11 years, where he has served on cancer care committees at Virginia Urology and hospital settings. As a prior Board Member of the Virginia Quality Care program, which is Virginia's first clinical integration network, he understands the process of patient surveys, hospital ratings, and the need for continuous improvement in a healthcare organization. He assisted in implementation and review of PQRS metrics for early performance models. As Dr. Franks saw first-hand, patients continue to benefit from this active partnership that supports coordinated quality care via evidence-based models. As advanced analytics and data acquisition become more influential in healthcare, he understands that purposeful analysis is necessary to direct future goals and successes. He believes that opportunities for growth are abundant in all aspects of the healthcare matrix. In addition to spending time with his wife and two boys, Michael enjoys tennis, golf, and travel.
Former Ethereum contractor specialized in blockchain application and utility functionality. RJ’s experience includes Marmot at Monax, smart contract at JAAK.io, and development for Other World computing. RJ has contributed to Go-ethereum, Solidity, Ethpm, Hyperledger Burrow, and Embark Framework. RJ’s work involves an entrepreneurial drive for organizations in the ethereum ecosystem. He has completed a double BS in Computer Science and Economics from Northern Illinois University.
Senior Full Stack Developer and polyglot with involvement in automated testing services for McKesson. Previous experience includes working as a Java developer, creation of a scheduling application for the service industry in Node.js, and engineering a website for hosting medical journals in Go. Chase has also completed dev ops in core infrastructure for startup businesses. Chase’s work involves taking a product from inception and engineering a clean solution through maintenance, extensibility, and performance. Chase possesses a BS in Computer Science from Northern Illinois University.
With a passion for interfaces and how internet connected systems effect human behavior, relationships and life experiences, Lee Holmes is honored to join the team at Healthereum. For the past two decades, Holmes has been at the bleeding edge of experience and immersive design for web, mobile and head mounted displays. Holmes is also an active member of the cryptocurrency space. "I like taking complex ideas and applying my three guiding design principles; keep it simple, intuitive and beautiful. At Healthereum, I look forward to the design challenges waiting as our team brings blockchain technology into the healthcare arena."