Nael is a Software Engineer and Senior QA Automation Developer at MobileODT. Prior to coming to MobileODT he managed the process of developing an automation framework with leading automation and software experts. In the past he implemented automatic testing tools and infrastructures for several start-ups based on the most recent innovations.
Gal Brenner works for MobileODT as a Software Engineer. She is from Montevideo, Uruguay and has more than 3 years of experience working as a developer and project manager. Prior to coming to MobileODT, she worked for a software company as a developer and software manager. In the last 2 years, she was also in charge of designing, developing and managing a virtual platform for One Laptop Per Child program that teaches about the Holocaust, promotes tolerance and fights indifference in daily injustices. Additionally, she worked and volunteered in NGOs related to education, social inclusion, and poverty. She loves to combine her two main interests: technology and social responsibility.
Tamara Ben Ishay came to Israel from Belgium and has over 10 years of experience working in operations and office management. Prior to working at MobileODT she worked at the British Embassy of Israel for 8 years as a finance assistant. She has a passion for making things run smoothly and creating a friendly work environment for the staff. Tamara is the Office Manager at MobileODT.
Dr. Melanie Usher is a certified pathologist from Université de Bordeaux (France) with 20 years of medical practice as a pathologist at "Centre WILIC" a private Medical center she founded in 1994 in Abidjan (Côte d’Ivoire). From 2001 to 2003, Dr. Usher volunteered for the Red Cross for the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (AFIP) in Washington, DC. In 2003, she became a fellow pathologist at the infectious and environmental department of AFIP before returning to Abidjan in 2011. In 2012, she founded the ONG Wilic International. OWINT is a Non-Profit Organization based in Côte d’Ivoire. Dr USHER gathered a team of 22 workers with various tasks and conducted free cervical cancer screenings throughout rural areas of Côte d’Ivoire that have resulted in saving over five hundred lives and educating thousands of women on Breast Cancer Prevention.
Ms. Krebs currently works as a Family Nurse Practitioner and the Director of Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program in the Emergency Department at the University of Rochester Medical Center. In addition, she is holds an appointment as a Clinical Associate in Nursing at the University of Rochester School of Nursing. Ms. Krebs has dedicated the past fifteen years of her nursing career to serving as a leader and champion to improving the care and treatment for sexual assault victims through awareness, advocacy, presentations, publications, and policy development. In addition, she has been instrumental in redesigning and improving practice environments through collaborative efforts with healthcare providers, nursing organizations, law enforcement, and politicians; on a local, state, national and international level.
Ms. Krebs currently is the President of the International Association of Forensic Nurses. She is a member of the Nurse Practitioner Association New York State where she currently serves on the Board of Directors. She has been recognized for her work as the Nurse Practitioner of the Year in New York State and for her community involvement in the New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault. She received 2015 Distinguished Service Award from the Rochester Academy of Medicine. She was inducted as a Fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners during the AANP 30th National Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Steven L. Jacques, Ph.D., received a B.S. degree in Biology at M.I.T., and an M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and a Ph.D. degree in Biophysics and Medical Physics from the University of California-Berkeley (1984), where he used dielectric microwave measurements to explore the in vivo distribution of water in the stratum corneum of human skin. His postdoctoral work was at the Wellman Center for Photomedicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, rising to the position of Lecturer in Dermatology/Bioengineering, Harvard Medical School. His team developed the use of Monte Carlo computer simulations to study optical transport in biological tissues, which is now widely used in the field of biophotonics.
In 1988, he joined the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer as an Assistant Professor of Urology/Biophysics and established a laboratory developing novel laser and optical methods for medicine, later achieving a tenured position as Associate Professor. He developed a hand-held spectrometer and the analysis software to noninvasively measure hyperbilirubinemia in newborns. This device was patented, licensed, and FDA approved to replace painful heel stick tests, and is now in practice in neonatal care. As of 2009, over 20 million newborns had been tested with the device. In 1996, he joined the Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Oregon, where he now serves as Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Dermatology. His work continues on developing novel uses of optical technologies for both therapy and diagnosis.
Ellen Starr is a Nurse Practitioner with over 30 years experience working in women’s health with a focus in gynecology, family planning and abortion services. She has worked as a provider at Planned Parenthood of Northern New England where she became a Site Manager, Regional Manager and eventually Vice President of Health Center Operations. In these roles she developed strong leadership and management skills while continuing her clinical practice. As Clinical Director, Ellen provides oversight and direction in the clinical practices of Grounds for Health. She uses her extensive training experience in curriculum development as well. Ellen holds a BA from Middlebury College and an MSN from Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions.
Celina Schocken joined Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon as Chief Executive Officer in 2016, after working on the development of new technology to improve women’s health in low- and middle-income countries with Global Good, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Jhpiego, and several start-ups. She previously served as Director of Policy and Advocacy at Merck for Mothers, where she led the Saving Mothers, Giving Life public-private partnership. Prior to Merck, she was Director of International Organizations at Population Services International (PSI), and has served as Chief Advisor to the Rwandan Minister of State for HIV/AIDS and Other Epidemics. She held previous roles at Columbia University, the William J. Clinton Presidential Foundation, and the Council on Foreign Relations.
Professor Singer is globally recognised as a pioneer of colposcopy in the UK. He is Professor Emeritus at UCL and holds Honorary Consultant appointments at University College Hospital and the Whittington Hospital in London. Professor Singer has headed up research teams at both his NHS hospitals. His main areas of research are the origins, detection and treatment of cervical and lower genital tract pre cancer, with special interest in HPV. He has authored many papers and books including the authoritative ‘The Cervix’ and ‘Cervical and Lower Genital Tract Pre-cancer”.
Professor Singer is co-founder and trustee for the British Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology and a founding member of the British Gynaecological Cancer Society. He holds a senior visiting research fellowship at the National Institute for Clinical Research in London. Professor Singer is known for his vision, research and experience and is often a reference point, in his private practice, for a second opinion in complex cases.
For the past 10 years Rony worked for EMC Corp managing the software development and support for EMC's Cloud Tiering Appliance - A policy based file tiering, archiving and migration appliance that optimizes network attached storage (NAS) devices by moving inactive data to lower cost storage devices and to Amazon S3 and MS Azure. Prior to EMC she worked for several start-ups in California and Israel as Sr. Engineering Manager and Principle Software Engineer, developing high performance and scalable distributed systems for the telecommunication industry and supermarket chains. Rony hold a BSCS degree from NY Institute of Technology.