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Mansi Akruwala, MD

Medical Officer


Port Jefferson Station,
NY 11776
(631) 334-1845

 

 
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Graduated from medical school in 2015 with her MD degree. Mansi wanted to explore the healthcare startup world. She joined Oculus Health where she began her journey in the digital health industry. She ultimately ended up in a business development role at Cohero Health. Mansi joins us with great curiosity into the field of integrative medicine, where she has immersed her formal training into the transition.
 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Pharmacy Assistant
Selden Pharmacy - Selden, NY -
2016-09 - Present
Assist incoming patients with prescription requests, refills and merchandise consultations
● Fill prescription orders for supervising pharmacist
● Counsel patients on the proper use of medications and OTC products.

Business Development Manager
Cohero Health - New York, NY -
2016-04 - 2016-06
Supported and attended client pitches with CEO and VP of Product and Software
● Solicited and organized pricing proposals/contracts from vendor partners: including health systems, payers, and pharmaceutical manufacturers
● Trafficked and managed project plan for clinical trial activities at Mount Sinai Hospital, which included patient recruitment
● Assisted in writing clinical trial protocol with Senior Clinical Project Manager
● Played a role in FDA correspondence and approvals including 510(k) submissions
● Responsible for updating sales pipeline in Salesforce ensuring timely communications between active accounts and their respective owners
● Assisted in project managing company collaboration with Google on launch of a peak flowmeter for the Google Project ARA modular phone, ensuring specific timelines and deliverables were met while facilitating meetings between key operations, technology, finance and regulatory members
● Assisted in overseeing corporate summer internship program which included interviewing/selecting prospective interns and delegating projects
● Established first official employee health benefits program


Medical Officer
Crediyo - New York, NY -
2016-01 - 2016-03
Worked to secure sales opportunities from healthcare practices through in-bound lead follow up and outbound cold calling and emails
● Logged, tracked, and managed qualified lead opportunities in CRM (Hubspot and Streak) while maintaining pipeline
● Facilitated demos outlining how our low interest credit products and point of service technology help patients to afford their out of pocket expenses while subsequently providing practices with immediate cash flow through pre-funding initiatives


Medical Officer
Oculus Health - New York, NY -
2015-09 - 2015-11
Supported demos of the company's CCM offerings to be implemented at private practices
● Engaged physician practices by introducing CMS reimbursement code CPT-99490 guidelines as billable under the CCM services provided through Oculus Health's remote patient monitoring technologies
● Sales and marketing functions included cold calling, content development, and facilitating webinars
● Attended and pitched to potential investors, partners, and fellow startups at Connected Health Symposium (Cambridge, MA)


Medical Student
Clinical Clerkship-The Brooklyn Hospital Center - Brooklyn, NY -
2014-09 - 2015-06

Successfully completed elective clinical rotations, e.g. Cardiology, GI, Radiology/Oncology, Medicine sub-internship
● Worked on clinical trial activities such as protocol writing and patient selection.


Medical Student
Clinical Clerkship-New York Methodist Hospital - Brooklyn, NY -
2013-08 - 2014-08
Successfully completed core clinical rotations e.g. Internal Medicine, Ob/Gyn, Pediatrics, Surgery, Psychiatry
and Emergency Medicine
● Assisted in clinical research with attending, which included research in Multiple Sclerosis, Cystic Fibrosis, and Alzheimer's.


Preventative Healthcare Advocate
Heart to Heart-New York University -
2008-09 - 2011-05
Provided free blood pressure screenings to underserved and minority communities in NYC who are at risk for hypertension
● Served as a translator at the Mexican Consulate, where we educated individuals on the complications of hypertension and on lifestyle changes to prevent heart disease


Neuroscience Research Assistant
Heart to Heart-New York University -
2009-05 - 2010-05

Worked in the lab of Dr. Alfredo Fontanini M.D. Ph.D. and conducted behavioral experiments concerning social transmission of food preference (STFP) and taste potentiated odor aversion (TPOA) in rats, with focus on the basolateral amygdala


Neurosurgery Student Intern/Observership
Long Island Neurosurgery Specialists - East Patchogue, NY -
2008-05 - 2009-05
Managed patient consults with neurosurgeon and participated in educational sessions in operating room


EDUCATION

Doctor of Medicine in Medicine
St. George's University School of Medicine
2015-06

Bachelor's of Science in Neural Science in Neural Science
New York University
2011-05


SKILLS

Excel, Microsoft Office, MS OFFICE, PowerPoint, Word


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Skills
Fluent Gujarati| Conversational Spanish | Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel & PowerPoint) | CRM Platforms: Salesforce (SFDC), Streak, & Hubspot |
| Clinical Marketing |