The Team

Nick Genes MD,PhD

Nicholas Genes, MD, PhD is Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, where he divides his time between patient care, optimizing the department's electronic information system, and research. Beyond this project, his research interests include EHR usability and health information exchange. Nick has been blogging since he was a medical student, and is one of the founding partners of In addition to his peer-reviewed articles, he serves on the editorial board and writes for Emergency Physicians Monthly and Medscape Emergency Medicine.

Alex Manini MD

Alex Manini MD is board certified in Emergency Medicine and Medical Toxicology. His research interests include health services and clinical research to characterize and evaluate adverse cardiovascular events following drug overdose, poisoning, and prescription drug misuse. He receives research support from a National Institutes of Health Career Development Award and received the 2008 Speaker's Fund Award: Towards the Science of Patient Care, from the City of New York. He was named Young Investigator of the Year in 2011 by the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine. He is currently an assistant professor of emergency medicine and a physician at the Elmhurst Hospital Center.

Mike Chary PhD

Michael Chary analyzed the dynamics of large systems of neurons and developed many algorithms to process large amounts of data for his PhD. Before medical school, he studied neuroscience & computer science at New York University. In his free time, he enjoys learning languages and taking long runs through the city.

Andrew McKenzie

Andrew McKenzie is an MD/PhD candidate at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He is doing his doctoral research in Neuroscience. Previously, Andy studied Neuroscience & Behavior and Math at Vassar College. In his free time, he enjoys playing basketball and watching movies.

Emily Park

Emily Park is a fourth year medical student at UMDNJ – New Jersey Medical School who plans on pursuing a career in primary care. Her interests include the implementation of healthcare technology for improved care coordination and patient education .She co-founded and edits a website for which she interviews physicians who pursued alternative career trajectories. She previously studied English Literature at Columbia University. In her free time, she enjoys attending concerts and traveling.

Linus Liang

Linus Liang is a senior at New York University studying math and computer science. (He's also pre-med.) In addition to ToxTweet, Linus researches polymer-supported catalysts. In his free time, he plays ultimate frisbee.

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