iMedicalApps is the leading online publication for medical professionals, patients, and analysts interested in mobile medical technology and health care apps. Our physician editors lead a team of physicians, allied health professionals, medical trainees, and mHealth analysts in providing reviews, research, and commentary of mobile medical technology. Our publication is heavily based on our own experiences in the hospital and clinic setting.
We have been recognized as experts in mobile health by the New York Times, Wired Magazine, Slate Magazine, American Medical News, and many other reputable media outlets. We have been referred by the venerable Cochrane Collaboration as an evidence based trusted Web 2.0 website. We have been in various medical journals, such as the Annals of Emergency Medicine, the Journal of Surgical Oncology, the Journal of Surgical Radiology, and others.
Unlike other medical review and mHealth sites, the iMedicalApps Editors do not make medical apps and institute strict conflict-of-interest policies, enabling us to provide an unbiased view of mobile medical technology.
- Antonio DeRosa, MLIS
- Guido Giunti, MD
- Michael Wong, MD
- Tejas Ozarkar, MD
- Shannon McNamara, MD
- Timothy Aungst
Iltifat is passionate about Emergency Medicine and mobile technology. He is currently a PGY-3 Emergency Medicine resident physician. Iltifat has accepted a position as faculty at the Wake Forest University School of Medicine after the completion of his residency.
Iltifat has given interviews to the New York Times, USA Today, Wired, Slate, and many other national news publications. He has given conference talks across the World on mobile medical technology. He recently served on a panel discussing mobile technology at the Brookings Institute in Washington D.C.
He completed medical school at Wake Forest University School of Medicine and his undergraduate was done at North Carolina State University in Finance. He is a Masters in Public Health candidate at the University of North Carolina School of Public Health.
With the proliferation of innovative smart devices, Iltifat feels mobile medical technology has huge implications for how medical care will be administered and taught. He is interested in how this technology can be utilized to improve the physician-patient relationship and improve health care outcomes. He has a passion for Emergency Medicine and feels mobile technology has enormous potential in the acute care setting.
He is an avid North Carolina State University fan, and closely follows their athletic program. Iltifat has a column on MedPage Today, where he provides commentary on mobile medical applications. He can be followed on Twitter at @iltifatMD and his LinkedIn profile can be found here.
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Satish Misra is third year resident physician in Internal Medicine at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He has completed degrees in Biochemistry and Economics at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. He completed medical school at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.
Satish has a particular interests in healthcare systems research, health information technology, and medical education, all with an eye to how we can better train and equip healthcare providers to work with patients in improving their health. He believes that emerging technology can help reinforce the fundamental team aspect of healthcare, bringing providers and patients together to help them live healthy lives. Satish is a partner in iMedicalApps, and will be providing commentary as well as app reviews.
Cory Schultz is the Special Projects Manager at iMedicalApps, in charge of both day-to-day operations and various projects. He graduated with a Masters of Business Administration and a secondary Masters in Strategic Human Resource Management in 2013. He has a varied background that has allowed him to manage a myriad of different types of people and situations and brings this knowledge with him to the company. He has a love of all things related to technology and is thrilled to be at the forefront of the convergence of medicine and mobile technology, which he feels will define the world in ways just now being explored.
Tom Lewis is a second-year postgraduate medical student at the University of Warwick. He previously completed a degree in Physics from the University of Durham and graduated with First Class Honors.
Tom plans to enter a career in orthopedic surgery with a particular focus on trauma cases. He is especially interested in the way mobile technology can be integrated and used to reform modern healthcare by improving the physician-patient relationship. He is also interested in the improvements to healthcare that can be made as a result of the technological advances of mobile devices.
Tom contributes primarily by reviewing medical apps for a range of iOS devices, with a particular emphasis on apps suited to junior professionals and students.
Timothy Aungst, PharmD (@TDAungst) is an Assistant Professor at MCPHS-Worcester, MA. He received his Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre, PA. Timothy then completed his PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at St. Luke's University Hospital in Bethlehem, PA, and went on to complete a Clinical Geriatric Fellowship.
As a staff writer, Timothy contributes to app reviews that deal predominantly with a patient focus and outpatient care. Additionally, he writes on apps that deal with pharmacy practice and drug information. His focus is expanding the coverage on mHealth in regards to app development and research from a clinical perspective.
Timothy aims to push the integration of the practice of pharmacy and mHealth development through education of pharmacists and pharmacy students. He hopes to that the utilization of technology with pharmacists will increase the safety and utilization of medications for patients.
Steve (@StevenChanMD, www.stevenchanMD.com) is a resident physician at the University of California, Davis Health System, researching mobile technology, psychiatry & human behavior. Steve previously worked as a visual designer and software engineer at both Microsoft & UC Berkeley. His current research is in asynchronous telepsychiatry and mobile applications to mental health. He has won awards at numerous health tech competitions, including the Health 2.0 Code-a-thon, UC Berkeley-Genentech Hacking Health annual, and the California Healthcare Foundation Design-a-thon. He enjoys bicycling, urban backpacking, video games, and traveling.
David Ahn, MD, is currently a first-year Internal Medicine resident physician at Scripps Mercy Hospital in San Diego, CA. He studied Cognitive Science during his undergraduate studies at UC San Diego. During that time, he cultivated his fascination with technology, interface design, and human-computer interaction.
He stayed in the area by attending UC San Diego School of Medicine, and then beginning an Internal Medicine residency at Scripps Mercy Hospital. He contributes primarily by focusing on app reviews and writing editorial articles on the intersection of technology and medicine.
Darwin Wan is a third-year medical student at the University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, having served a term as the Information Technology Officer for the students' association. He is a graduate of Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, having completed a degree in kinesiology specializing in active health and rehabilitation, and a health and fitness certificate.
Darwin has a passion for increasing work quality and efficiency through the utilization of emerging technologies. He believes that technology can fundamentally change the way medicine is practiced, and that technological proficiency will become increasingly valuable as a medical skill. Other than writing app reviews and commentary, Darwin likes using his mobile devices to write, mix and play music in between his periodic bursts of dancing.
Brittany Chan (@BChanMed) is a fourth-year medical student at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Amarillo, Texas. As a dual-degree MD/MBA student, she received a master's degree in Business Administration and Health Organization Management from Texas Tech in 2011. Before embarking on her medical school journey, she graduated summa cum laude with degrees in psychology and general studies. She is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society.
Brittany is passionate about medical education and mobile technology. She especially embraces the use of social media in advancing healthcare and physician-patient communications. She currently serves as social media director and senior staff writer of iMedicalApps and moderates the #mHealth chats on Twitter. Brittany contributes app reviews for the iOS platform as well as news and industry commentary. She is applying for a pediatric residency.
Rebecca Coelius received her Medical Degree from the University of California - San Francisco. She writes and speaks frequently on emerging opportunities at the intersection of medicine, technology, and policy. Follow her on Twitter @RebeccaCoelius
Anupam Kumar (@kumarMED) is a third year medical student at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, TN. He graduated from Washington University in St. Louis in 2010 with a degree in Anthropology. He is interested in global health, medical education, and the applications of mHealth to health improvement in underserved populations.
Antonio is currently a Reference Librarian at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. He received his Master's of Information & Library Science degree from Pratt institute, graduating with honors and holding an appointment as the VP of Publicity for the Special Libraries Association, Pratt chapter. Antonio is a current Medical Library Association member and Cancer Librarians section member as well.
He is passionate about mobile health (mHealth) and the data deluge in regard to healthcare. Antonio also collaborates with groups throughout MSKCC on systematic reviews and developing detailed, technical methodologies for comprehensive literature searches. He is an expert on navigating a multitude of databases, information sources, and social media networks and enjoys leveraging technology to educate clients on how to successfully meet their research needs. Follow Antonio on Twitter: @LibTonio
He is currently researching gamification and the application of games to healthcare and medical education. He enjoys finding new ways of teaching and believes that mobile technologies will revolutionize the physician-patient relationship.He will be doing Android app reviews focused on medical education for both physicians and patients.
Michael Wong is currently a diagnostic radiology resident at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York, NY. Subsequently after graduating from University of California, Los Angeles, with a degree in neuroscience, Michael completed his medical degree at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA. Michael has always been fascinated about technology and its implementations in everyday life, especially when related to the delivery of health care.
Michael has special interest in quality improvement of patient care and is a strong supporter of utilizing mobile and social technology during medical training and practice.
Tejas Ozarkar is a fourth year medical student at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. He is currently applying to residency to specialize in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R). Tejas earned his undergraduate degree in accounting and worked at Pricewaterhouse Coopers and BP prior to starting medical school.Tejas is passionate about mobile health and technology and its use in patient care. He is interested in using mobile health to augment the healthcare team's effectiveness. Tejas also hopes to develop curriculum for students, residents and continuing education in the future, with new technologies as it pertains to patient care as the focus.
Shannon (@ShannonOMac) is a second year Emergency Medicine resident physician at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. She studied Latin American Studies as an undergraduate at Brown University, then attended Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Jersey. As a medical student, she started AMSA's Sexual Health Scholars Program, an interactive online course for medical students. She blogs about resident learning at EM Armamentarium. Shannon is committed to exploring how technology can be used to improve physician training. She will be contributing iOS app reviews, focusing on Emergency Medicine, education, and simulation.
Kelli is currently in her 3rd year of an Obstetrics/Gynecology residency at Indiana University. After residency, she plans on pursuing a Maternal Fetal Medicine fellowship or just staying as a generalist – either way, she will be working in global health. She is a graduate of UC San Francisco for both her MD and a Masters in Global Health. She attended Brigham Young University, where she studied Microbiology for undergrad (graduating summa cum laude) and German Literature for a Masters.
She has a passion for medical education, human resources for health, global health, community service, and all things technology – when those overlap, she's in heaven. Most of her elective time is now spent in East Africa, working on various projects. Kelli sees mobile health technology as an exciting and vital part of health for all types of health care systems. She is particular interested in how mobile technology can improve medical education, human resources, and health care in limited-resource settings (domestic and abroad). When not globetrotting, Kelli can be found enjoying a beach and book.
Kathy earned her MD at University of Kentucky. After an internship in Obstetrics she decided to become a Family Practitioner, completing her residency at the University of Louisville. She is interested in Social Media in Medicine and its affect on the e-Patient movement. She believes patients are healthcare's most underutilized resource and hopes that health apps may increase patient adherence to medications, life-style changes and fitness. She practices in Louisville, KY.
Farah is a medical student in between her third and fourth year completing a research fellowship in Dermatology. She is studying medicine at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC. Farah previously earned a bachelor's degree at the College of Charleston, where she studied Biology and Political Science.
Farah is interested in a career in Dermatology and is especially interested in the field of medical dermatology. She is interested in the future of mobile technology in medicine and the ways in which it can be used to educate fellow practitioners and improve healthcare for patients.
She will be serving iMedicalApps for one year as a Student Technology Fellow.
Jay Agarwal is a third year medical student at Albany Medical College. He graduated summa cum laude from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 2012 with a degree in Biology through the Seven Year Physician-Scientist Program. He has a passion for research, medical education and mobile health. He is interested in exploring the bridge between mobile technologies and how they can be used to help doctors in training, as well as, improve patient education and compliance.
P.J. Lally, M.D. is a family practice resident at Mercy Family Health Center in Sacramento. A transplant from the cold north of Minnesota and a graduate of the University of Minnesota Medical School, P.J. now lives in sunny Napa Valley. His interests in medicine include Family Practice, Critical Care, Palliative Care, and Quality Improvement.
P.J. was drawn in to write for iMedicalApps after finding himself with over a hundred medical related iPhone apps, the default contact for his clinic's E.H.R. questions, and trying to learn code via Podcasts on his daily commute.
P.J. reviews applications for iOS devices with the hopes of improving the quality of medicine for both providers and patients.