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Urban Health Informatics Innovation Conference & Exhibit


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The Health Informatics Workgroup of The New York Academy of Medicine will be hosting an evening conference and exhibit to showcase innovations (or prototypes) that employ health informatics to improve urban health or health care.

This event will consist of several presentation stations wherein a variety of innovative informatics solutions will be displayed that address specific health care applications and uses.


Mark S. Wolff, DDS, PhD – Associate Dean
NYU College of Dentistry
Team Member and Presenter
Sharon Perelman, DDS, MMI – Director, Clinical Information Systems
Presentation Title: Dental EHR and Tobacco Cessation Guided Decision Support Tool

Andrew D. Boyd, MD – Assistant Professor
University of Illinois at Chicago
Presentation Title: My Interventional Drug Eluting Stent Educational App (MyIDEA)

Mari Millery, MA, PhD – Adjunct Research Associate Scientist
Department of Biomedical Informatics
Columbia University
Team Members
Alejandra Aguirre, MPH
Yudelka Garcia, MS, FPN-BC
Audry Jimenez
Rita Kukafka, DrPH, MA, FACMI
Presentation Title: GetHealthy Heights.org

Andrew Dempsey
NYU Tandon School of Engineering
Team Members
Danny Silk (co-founder)
Kerim Davis, MBA, PMP, LSS
Sabina Braverman
Sushant Thomas
Presentation Title: HealthHuddle

Mohamad Salimi
Northwell Health Krasnoff Quality Management Institute & Northwell Health Division of Kidney Diseases and Hypertension
Team Members
Marcella De Geronimo, MS
Christina Cheung, BS
Steven Fishbane, MD
Chrystal Flourentzou, MBA
Candice Halinski, NP
Vipulbhai Sakhiya
Presentation Title: Healthy Transitions: An Innovative Implementation of Health Care Technology Informatics for Managing Patients with Late Stage Kidney Disease

Janos G. Hajagos, PhD – Research Assistant Professor & Chief, Data Analytics
Stony Brook University
Team Member
Kimberly Noel, MD, MPH
Presentation Title: Customized 30-Day Inpatient Readmission Models

Meenakashi Gupta, MD - Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology; Vitreoretinal Surgeon & Co-director of Teleretinal Imaging
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai
Presentation Title: Teleophthalmology Screening Program for Diabetic Retinopathy

John Hui, MBA – Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Twiage LLC
Presentation Title: Twiage Communication and Care Coordination Technology Platform