EM Doc, designer, developer, musician
My goal is to improve lives. I recognize that the best solutions are often not the fastest, but enjoy tackling large problems all the same. I am a lifelong learner, excited by the accelerating pace of innovation. I invest in wellness, both physical and mental, as the ability to care for others requires that we are ourselves healthy and able. I am passionate about medicine, technology, and education.
Decreasing hospital congestion by providing patients with a customized appointment guide, containing all the information a patient may need for their visit. Includes features such as pre-visit instructions, step-by-step indoor navigation, and more. ...learn more
A task-management tool designed to promote internal balance, that is, one that reduces the stress and anxiety associated with work overload or feelings of purposelessness by fighting common productivity pitfalls and ensuring every task, project, and goal fits into an individual's "big picture" perspective.
Combining the data from ever-more-accurate fitness trackers and mobile devices with an auto-adjusting sleep debt calculator to alert chronically sleep-deprived individuals of their debt before their debt starts to result in crucial mistakes or errors in judgment.
Improving morning feelings of awakeness by using heart-rate based fitness trackers (known to have reliable sleep cycle tracking) to wake up individuals at the moment individuals are most likely to feel refreshed.
An online platform that allows you to share information with and ask questions to experienced individuals clinically similarly to you within a safe, credible online environment. As part of the inaugural class of one of the nation's first health start-up accelerators, this company helped support and navigate the early issues of the first wave of health start-up companies. After raising funds with an amazing suite of investors, building a remarkable team, and serving roughly 20,000 patients over three years, this website closed its doors. Thank you to everyone involved.
A gesturally-controlled MIDI instrument that combined electronic sound manipulation with classical performance. By using a Wiimote and an iPhone (or touch-sensitive gloves in more advanced versions), one could control an "invisible instrument" that would play different instruments based on how the devices were held, including violin, piano, drums, and guitar. ...learn more
A simple web-based tool that created a visual color representation of a song's lyrics based on the most color-word and color-letter associations among lexical-visual synesthesia. This tool was featured and awarded at Boston Music Hack Day 2010.
A small application that selected and played music designed to reduce anxiety lower an individual's heart rate based on the song's beats-per-minute and audio readings from a heart rate monitor. This app was featured and awarded at New York Music Hack Day 2011.