Mollie McKillop – President and Medical Representative


Mollie McKillop is a fourth-year PhD student in the Department of Biomedical Informatics at Columbia University. Her research focuses on the intersection of data science, personal informatics, and mhealth. She is a Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) trainee as well as a Columbia University Technology Venture Fellow. She is also the current President and Medical Campus Representative for the Health Tech Assembly. She earned her B.A. degree at the University of California, Berkeley in Public Health and Pre-medical Science, her M.P.H. in Biostatistics from Columbia University, and her M.A. and M.Phil in Biomedical Informatics from Columbia University.


Isobel Rosenthal – Business Representative


Isobel Rosenthal is an MD/MBA candidate at the Icahn School of Medicine and Columbia Business School. Isobel is deeply interested in the intersection of healthcare and technology. Most recently, she spent the summer at UCLA Health where she was the Administrative Intern in Operations. At Columbia, Isobel also serves as the VP on entrepreneurship and treks to HCIA (Healthcare Industry Association).


Aykut Aksit – Engineering Representative

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Aykut Aksit is a Mechanical Engineering PhD student at Columbia University in the second year of his studies. His research falls into the intersection of three disciplines: Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Medicine. He received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Bogazici University, and his M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Columbia University.


Adler Perotte – Faculty Advisor
Dr. Adler Perotte is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical Informatics. Prior to joining the department in this capacity, Dr. Perotte was an NLM Postdoctoral Fellow in Biomedical Informatics at Columbia University. Before that, Dr. Perotte worked as a Research Specialist between Princeton’s Computational Memory and Artificial Intelligence laboratories studying probabilistic models of memory. While earning his MD from Columbia University, Dr. Perotte interned with Columbia’s technology transfer office to evaluate promising university technology for commercial potential. Dr. Perotte also earned an MA from Columbia University and A.B. from Princeton University.