Team

Ponni Perumalswami

MD, MCR, BS

Co-Director of HepCure. She is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Liver Diseases at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and founder of the Hepatitis Outreach Network (HONE) program. In her clinical work as a hepatologist and in her innovative outreach work in the HONE program she is actively engaged in the mission to improve access to HCV care and its effectiveness. Her focus is on viral hepatitis health services research in underserved communities.

Jeffrey J. Weiss

PHD, MS

Co-Director of HepCure. He is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Director of the Respectful & Equitable Access to Comprehensive Healthcare (REACH) Program in the Division of General Internal Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. His conducts research on psychosocial barriers to HCV treatment uptake and adherence to HCV treatment and has developed a widely-used web-based assessment tool to evaluate patients’ psychosocial readiness to begin HCV treatment (prepc.org).

Ashish Atreja

MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Director of Sinai AppLab, and Chief Technology Innovation Officer (CTIO) for Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. A practicing Gastroenterologist, Dr. Atreja is an informaticist and public health researcher, with more than 15 years experience in health information technology including electronic health records, patient reported outcomes, education and quality dashboards, and other digital medicine innovations.

Jason Rogers

Project Manager

Project Manager for the Sinai AppLab since 2014. A graduate of Syracuse University, his technology background and 7+ years working in health care make him an ideal manager for the program. When not at work, he is passionate about running and soccer. He is always up on the latest news and current events.

Brooke Wyatt

Project Manager

Project Director for project STOMP-C and INSPIRE, hepatitis C screening, linkage to care and care coordination initiatives within the Mount Sinai Hospital Network in New York City. Brooke is a trained researcher with a comprehensive background in health disparities among minority/marginalized populations in the US. Brooke has a passion for understanding and working to reduce patient barriers associated with HCV treatment and achieving cure.

Trang Vu

MD

Doctor practicing primary care medicine at Internal Medicine Associates (IMA). She attended Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and completed her residency at Johns Hopkins. Her interests include Hepatitis C, development of care coordination programs, and resident education.

Amanda Davidson

Clinical Research Coordinator

Outreach and Data Coordinator in the Division of Internal Medicine and works with the Mount Sinai Respectful & Equitable Access to Comprehensive Healthcare (REACH) Program. Her focus is on linkage to care issues surrounding patient access to HCV-related medical care and services. She received her degree in Physiology from McGill University.

Kyle Prochno

Clinical Research Coordinator

Clinical Research Coordinator in the Division of General Internal Medicine since 2016. He is working on several studies at Mount Sinai, focusing mainly on the barriers to hepatitis C treatment initiation and the factors underlying adherence to treatment once it has begun. He enjoys exploring New York City through live music and food.