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Healthcare Industry Association (HCIA)

The Healthcare Industry Association (HCIA) is committed to expanding opportunities outside of the classroom for Columbia Business School MBA students to learn about the many segments of the industry. Through a variety of activities - run in close collaboration with the Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Management Program - the club offers members the chance to enhance their professional networks, increase awareness of the diverse career paths in healthcare, and access internships and full-time opportunities.

The 2011 Healthcare Industry Association (HCIA) Resume Book will be available on October 15, 2011.


Co-Presidents
Patrick Hizon
Education: University of Texas at Austin, BBA Business Honors in Marketing
Prior Position: Senior Consultant for Triage Consulting Group
Sarah Tobey
Education: University of Pennsylvania, BA Biological Basis of Behavior
Prior Position: Research Associate for Cornerstone Research
VP of Alumni and Corporate Relations
Nicola Kamath
Education: University of Illinois, BS General Engineering
Prior Position: Product Development Scientist for The Clorox Company
Ezra Mehlman
Education: Washington University in St. Louis, BA History and Political Science
Prior Position: Senior Consultant for Booz Allen Hamilton
VP of Careers
Preethi Bapna
Education: Drexel University, BS Biomedical Engineering
Prior Position: Product Development Engineer for Bioconnect Systems
Anjali Vyas
Education: University of California, San Diego, BS Management Science
Prior Position: Associate for Mercer
CBS Healthcare Conference Co-Chairs
Noor Ahmed
Education: Univeristy of California, Los Angeles, MPH, BS Anthropology
Prior Position: Senior Associate, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Jaclyn Eng
Education: Northwestern University, BA Economics and Mathematical Methods in Social Sciences
Prior Position: Private Equity Associate for Vestar Capital Partners
Lauren Schrier
Education: University of Pennsylvania, BSE Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Prior Position: Senior Associate Consultant for Easton Associates
VP of Events
Samantha Gordon
Education: Northwestern University, BS Biomedical Engineering and Business
Prior Position: Senior Associate Consultant for Booz & Company
VP of Finance and Membership
Michael Ludwig
Education: Tufts University, BA Economics
Prior Position: Senior Research Analyst for The Lewin Group
VP of J-Term
Eve Russell
Education: Dartmouth College, BS in Psychological and Brain Science
Prior Position: Manager at Intellectual Ventures
VP of Healthcare Entrepreneurship and Investing Peer-to-Peer Group
Jonathan Levy
Education: Yale University, BA Ethics, Politics, and Economics
Prior Position: Associate for Tailwind Capital Partners
Vikrum Vishnubhakta
Education: University of Wisconsin-Madison, BBA Finance
Prior Position: Principal for Forward Consultants
VP of Healthcare Social Enterprise Peer-to-Peer Group
Jennifer Doorly Magaziner
Education: Brown University, BA International Relations and French Civilization
Prior Position: Program Coordinator for the Clinton Health Access Initiative
Manmeet Kaur
Education: Barnard College, BA History and Anthropology
Prior Position: Consultant for the Earth Institute at Columbia University
VP of Technology and Communications
Audrey Betts
Education: Washington University in St. Louis, BS Systems Science Engineering and Economics
Prior Position: Consultant for Cerner Corporation