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About Us

Our mission is simple: increase efficiency in memorization, so students can get back to the things that actually matter.

Pixorize is only possible because of the thousands of hours of hard work put in by our team. If you like working on big problems, we'd love to get in touch and put your name on this page too.

Operations Team

David Westfall, MD
Co-founder, Tech

David received his MD from Weill Cornell Medicine and holds a BS in biochemistry from the University of Oklahoma. He helped start the health tech conference Future of Care and previously founded Reflashed Games.

Nathan Liu, MD
Co-founder, Operations

Nathan received his MD from Weill Cornell Medicine, where he helped start the Future of Care health tech conference. He was previously a Fulbright Scholar at Imperial College London and holds a BS in bioengineering from Rice University.

Mollie Washick
Graphic Design

Mollie is a junior at the School of Visual Arts studying Graphic Design. During her years of studying, she found that education and design can go hand-in-hand!

Lawrence Velasquez
Software Engineer

Lawrence is a senior software engineer with 8+ years of experience. He is specialized in front-end development and loves to create beautiful user experiences. In his free time, he enjoys to spend time with his family, watch movies and play soccer with his friends.

Joe Jones, RN
Production & Audio

Joe is an EMT and final year Registered Nurse Student at Brookhaven College in Texas, where he received a degree in Science. At Pixorize, Joe's work is inspired by a blend of experience both in healthcare sciences and production.

Jessica Bachner
Marketing & Growth

Jessica received her BA from the University of Pennsylvania, where she majored in Economics and minored in Consumer Psychology. She is passionate about leveraging data and research to inform marketing and other business decisions.

McKenna Garrison
Community Marketing

McKenna received her MA in Mass Communications from Texas Tech University (#WRECKEM) where she also received her BA in Public Relations. She lives in Austin, TX and loves spending time playing trivia and watching movies.

Christian Fernandez
Multimedia Artist

Christian is a self-taught multimedia artist who has worked with a wide range of clients and design studios. He has been honing his skills in Motion Graphic Design and Animation for the past several years.

Werner Munckel
Software Engineer

Werner is a senior software engineer with 10+ years of experience. He has worked with a wide range of clients around the world, leading development teams of different sizes. He has a passion for building simple solutions around complex problems.

Content Team

Samantha Bryan, RN
Content Developer

Samantha recently graduated from Brigham Young University with her BSN and has a background working as a RN on a busy medical-surgical unit. She currently resides in Arizona and enjoys spending her free time outdoors and with her family.

Tobi Aladesuru
Content Fellow
MS3 at Weill Cornell Medicine

Tobi is a second year medical student at Weill Cornell Medical College. He received a degree in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology from Princeton University. Tobi is interested in surgery and is a member of several groups at WCMC oriented towards surgery and mentorship.

Sofia Ahsanuddin
Content Fellow
MS2 at Icahn SOM at Mount Sinai

Sofia is a second year medical student at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She has worked on various healthcare-related projects at Weill Cornell Medicine, NYU Tandon School of Engineering, and Johns Hopkins University's Center for Bioengineering and Design.

Laura Silla
Content Fellow
MS3 at Wake Forest SOM

Laura is a third year medical student at Wake Forest SOM. She previously worked as a science and English instructor in Milan, Italy developing and delivering creative lesson plans as part of the EU's Strategic Framework for European Cooperation in Education and Training program. She holds a BA in Biological Sciences and Italian Studies from Bryn Mawr College.

Emily Shen
Content Fellow
MS1 at McGovern Medical School

Emily is a first year MD student at McGovern Medical School and holds a BA in cognitive sciences from Rice University. In her free time, she enjoys traveling and writing Yelp reviews.

Emily Eddy
Content Fellow
OMS2 at Pacific Northwest University

Emily is a second year DO candidate at Pacific Northwest University. She graduated from UC Davis with a Bachelors of Science in Human Development and a minor in a Chemistry.

Isabella Kim
Voice Narration
MS2 at St. George's University

Izzy is a current MS2 at SGU. Prior to medical school, she graduated from USC with an MS in Global Medicine then joined the research community at MSKCC to investigate the tumor microenvironment in advanced melanoma.

Stacy Jeong
Content Fellow
MS2 at Case Western Reserve University

Stacy is an MS2 at Case Western Reserve University and received her BS in Human Biology from Cornell University. She is working with Pixorize as a Step 1 fellow and is conducting clinical research at HSS.

Grey Loyd
Content Fellow

Grey holds a BS in Chemical Biosciences from the University of Oklahoma. He currently teaches high school chemistry at Capitol Hill High School and is applying to medical school for fall 2020.

Anjelo Anthony
Content Fellow
Senior at University of Oklahoma

Anjelo is a senior premedical student at the University of Oklahoma, where he is pursuing dual BS degrees in Biology and Psychology. He is also the founder of MCAT Preparations Group, a local program that holds review classes and tutoring sessions.

Raya Aliakbar
Content Fellow

Raya is a third year medical student at Touro University Nevada. She received a bachelors in Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior at UC Davis as well as a Masters in Public Health. She enjoys climbing, hiking, and tutoring in her free time.

Andrew Del Re
Content Fellow

Andrew is a third year in the dual degree MD-ScM program at Brown University. He studied Nutritional Science and Food Science at Cornell University.

Jacob Nelson
Content Fellow

Jacob is a third year medical student at WesternU COMP-NW in Lebanon, Oregon. He received his Bachelors of Science in Human Biology at BYU-Idaho.

Billal Ahmed
Content Fellow

Billal is a third year MD student at the Zucker School of Medicine and has a BA in Public Health from UC Berkeley. In his free time, Billal enjoys solving Rubik's Cubes and playing board games.

Hannah Chen
Content Fellow

Hannah is a fourth year MD candidate at Baylor College of Medicine going on to ophthalmology residency. She loves being a part of a team that helps make studying easier and more efficient!

Harrison Miner
Content Fellow

Harrison is a third-year medical student at Dell Medical School. He previously received a degree in Biology from Baylor University. Harrison is interested in Orthopaedic surgery and has specific research interests in value-based care and implementation science.

Kain Kim
Content Fellow

Kain studied English at Johns Hopkins before spending a year teaching university language classes in North Macedonia as a Fulbright Fellow. She has previously worked on several projects in healthcare education with the Johns Hopkins Hospital and the Narrative Medicine department at Columbia University, and is currently applying for Fall 2021 admission to medical school.

Bryan Shin
Content Fellow

Bryan received his BA in Computer Science from Dartmouth College and is applying for medical school for the Fall of 2021. He loves playing the violin, snowboarding, and cooking in his free time.

Samantha Gondy
Content Fellow

Samantha received her BA in the Sociology of Health and Medicine with concentrations in Medical Anthropology and Food and the Environment from the University of Michigan. She is applying to medical school for Fall of 2021. She loves cooking, gardening, and running in her free time.

Nitya Thakore
Content Fellow

Nitya studied economics and biology at Dartmouth College, and is applying to medical school for the fall of 2021. She is currently researching interventions for low-value services in healthcare.

Ricardo Navarro
Content Fellow

Ricardo is a third-year medical student at Ponce Health Sciences University. He wants to become a Radiologist and enjoys learning foreign languages, cooking, and gaming in his free time.

Summer 2020 Team

Sarah MacHarg
Summer Data Science

Sarah is a rising sophomore at Stanford University. Before college, she spent a year studying in China with the State Department's NSLI-Y program. She is interested in foreign language and most things STEM, and enjoys dancing and playing piano in her free time!

Grace McGinley
Summer Content Team

Grace is a senior at Stanford University studying Comparative Literature and Classics, Ancient History track. Her particular area of interest is the implementation of government during times of crisis, both in ancient and US history.

Zachary Braner
Summer Content Team

Zachary is a rising sophomore at Brown University, studying Computer Science and the humanities with a focus on using technology to explore the worlds of history and literature. He is involved in several campus publications, and spends his free time reading or listening to music.

Chiara Bellomo
Summer Content Team

Chiara is a rising Junior at Brown University studying Biology and Italian Studies. She will be joining Brown Medical School through an 8 year program in the fall of 2022 and has interests in infection & immunology and vaccine research.

Richie Doherty
Summer Software Team

Richie is a rising Senior at NYU studying Marketing Analytics and Data Science. He is active in his community, previously mentoring prospective first-generation college students and managing the NYU Hockey team's Movember fundraiser.

Alyson Wong
Summer Content Team

Alyson is a rising sophomore at Cornell University, majoring in Government and minoring in Business. She writes for the sports section of the Cornell Daily Sun and is also passionate about history, traveling, and photography.

Rose Rasty
Summer Content Team

Rose is a rising junior at the University of Pennsylvania studying Neuroscience. She is a certified EMT and enjoys playing the clarinet and saxophone during her free time.

Jina Zhou
Summer Content Team

Jina is a rising senior at the University of Texas at Austin majoring in biochemistry and minoring in computer science. She is involved with neuroimmunology research and community service organizations on campus, and plans to write her senior thesis on the biological and sociocultural significance of sleep.

Caroline Warren
Summer Content Team

Caroline is a senior at Brown University studying International Relations and pursuing a certification in entrepreneurship, both with an emphasis on human rights. She is a member of the varsity gymnastics team, and in her free time, Caroline enjoys trying new foods and being outdoors.

Bowen Feng
Summer Business Team

Bowen received his BEc in Finance from Shanghai University and is studying in the Master of Management program at University of Windsor. He specialized in Business and Data Science.

Iskander Khan
Business Intern

Iskander is a rising sophomore at The Bronx High School of Science. He is interested in business and previously founded and Goat Bros Soaps.

Ryan Westfall

Ryan is a CS major at the University of Oklahoma and is a member of its Robotics Club. He has previously competed in events with the Technology Student Association and VEX Robotics Program.