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Test Driven Development, Agile, Complex Systems and General Semantics, Organic Unity Theory, First Principles, Continuous Integration and Delivery 

“Changing the world through technology innovation with a user-centered development process.”

Work History

Oct 2015Oct 2016

Science and Technology Advisor

John W. Brick Mental Health Foundation

Designed and built the mobile first web platform for a nonprofit, the John W. Brick Mental Health Foundation, that has a mission to advance learning about how exercise, diet, relationships and health care fit together to benefit mental health. The website integrates with the mdlogix patient portal to support and conduct studies on the benefits of exercise on mental health.  Manage all social media accounts, SEO, Google Adwords, and brought in over $100,000 in donations in the last year. 

  • Coded web application with Ruby on Rails, RSpec, jQuery, Postgres, Elasticsearch, HTML5/SASS, Git, and Linux Servers.
Sep 2014Oct 2016

Chief Technology Officer

Community Care Center

The mission of c3corporation is to empower students of all ages, and their families, to be successful in learning, planning, and making choices, to have productive and fulfilling careers that build personal and regional quality of life and wealth. The vision of c3corporation is to engage community members in applying education, health, and social science combined with web and mobile information technology to create a unique platform and process that continually evolves. 

Nov 2014Oct 2015

Senior Full Stack Developer / Security Officer

Avhana Health

Led development of a SaaS Clinical Decision Support Web Platform through integrating with Epic and other major EMR vendors, content providers, and health systems to bring checklist based decision support to providers and physicians at the point of care.  Led the development of Electronic Prior Authorization workflow and engineering Rails application. Managed servers, designed front-end UI/UX, brought new tools and better processes to product development, coded backend and database functionality, and directed the team by pushing them to think different and innovate with mutual respect, better communication tools, and shared knowledge.

  • Used Ruby on Rails, RSpec, Highcharts, D3, React, Postgres, Elasticsearch, SASS, Git, Heroku, Codeship, Aptible, Docker, and Vagrant.

Sep 2014Nov 2014

Mobile and Web Informatics Consultant

Michael Tien, LLC

Designed, developed, and implemented an iOS and Android mobile application for the City Springs Elementary/Middle School in Baltimore City to facilitate and improve communication and collaboration between administrators, parents, and teachers.  Built the Relate Engine Platform with iterative user-driven design thinking. Currently 600+ active monthly mobile users.  Over 30% are daily active users and 80% retention rate past one month. 

  • Used a hybrid development approach, combining Cordova, AngularJS, Parse API, Objective-C, Java, HTML5, and SASS.
Sep 2013Aug 2014

Full Stack Engineer


Managed and built Linux servers and deployment operations with Ansible, Logstash, and Elasticsearch. Architected and built from the ground up the full stack application of the for[MD] 2.0 mobile first responsive web platform that enabled journal article aggregation and analysis within private physician groups. Created BI analytics database backend with API integration of Elasticsearch, Google Analytics, Sendgrid, Google Charts, and MySQL and analyzed and iterated on what metrics needed to be tracked and aggregated.

  • Worked daily with jQuery, Javascript, Google Charts, PHP, MySQL, Elasticsearch, Git, Apache, Ansible, HTML5, and Bootstrap SASS.
Aug 2011May 2013

Business Analyst / Full Stack Web Developer

Johns Hopkins University, School of Public Health

Met with stakeholders at the Cochrane Collaboration, evaluated their workflow, defined user requirements, and led ongoing meetings to gather feedback. Designed, coded, and deployed E-Trials, a Ruby on Rails jQuery Sass application for integrating and analyzing systematic reviews research data and workflow for the Cochrane Eyes and Vision Group in the School of Public Health. Wrote thesis on management and development of E-Trials web application and algorithm to scan and link research articles to clinical trials.

Mar 2011Jan 2013

Lead UX / UI Designer

Medical Decision Logic

Led design of enterprise Rails applications that measure and improve social network modeling, data sharing, behavioral health screening, gorilla group health data, hospice care, sickle cell disease case management, and clinical research management.

Feb 2009Jun 2010

Adjunct Research Instructor

USC Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

Created and maintained online PHP/jQuery system for clinical research data collection system in research studies. Set priorities and improved research processes with web programming and information technology on the NIH Injury(PUPS) research study. Contributed to grants that brought in 3 million dollars in funding.

Jan 2007Jan 2009

Web Programmer and Project Manager

Streamlined Fusion

Managed several web startup projects that included a social media Facebook application, online delivery customer management, and carpooling. Designed and coded mySQL/PHP websites for small businesses. Included conversion of Photoshop designs to HTML and CSS templates.

Dec 2006Apr 2007

Web Programmer

Medical Decision Logic

Setup and managed continuous integration servers to monitor application code consistency and completeness. Designed and coded internal company time tracking and billing application. Wrote Ruby on Rails test scripts for the Clinical Research Management System(CRMS).



MS in Health Sciences Informatics

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

MPH in Global Health Leadership

University of Southern California School of Medicine

BA in Mathematics and Philosophy

Hobart College

Self-designed major.



Sublime Text 3, Sketch 3, Slack, Xcode, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Sequel Pro, GitHub, ZenHub, Invision, Flinto, Fabric, and Wordpress.


Ruby, PHP, Javascript, SQL, Python, Rails, HTML5, CSS/Sass, MySQL, Postgres, jQuery, AngularJS, Node, React, D3, Highcharts, Google Charts, MVC Frameworks, Ansible, Git, Chef, AWS, Docker, and Vagrant.