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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 2012 Healthcare Industry Association (HCIA) Resume Book will be available on October 15, 2012.

Hilary Comstock
Education: University of California, Berkeley, BA History
Prior Position: Project Manager at Monitor Group
Nick Loring
Education: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, BS Business
Prior Position: Consultant for Deloitte Consulting
VP Alumni Development
Kate Chavez
Education: University of Pennsylvania, BSEc Economics, Business and Commerce
Prior Position: Manager at Swiftwater Group, LLC
Kunal Patel
Education: University of California, Berkeley, BS Engineering and University of Pennsylvania, MS/MSc Engineering
Prior Position: Senior Consultant for Booz Allen Hamilton
VP Professional Development
Hilary Capato
Education: Princeton University, BA Psychology
Prior Position: Account Executive at Harrison and Star
Melissa Singer
Education: Brown University, BA Social Science and Pace University, MAT Master of Arts in Teaching Education
Prior Position: Organization & Talent Consultant at Deloitte Consulting
CBS Healthcare Conference Co-Chairs
Christina Chow
Education: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, BS Biomedical Engineering and Columbia University,MS/MSc Biomedical Engineering
Prior Position: Project Manager at Global Prior Art, Inc.
Rebecca Kaufman
Education: Washington University in St. Louis, BA Economics
Prior Position: Senior Consultant at Navigant
Vi Nguyen
Education: University of California, San Diego, BS Biological Science
Prior Position: Research Manager at Gerson Lehrman Group
VP Events
Alexander Cavin
Education: Dartmouth College, BA Biological Science
Prior Position: Senior Consultant at Trinity Partners, LLC
Caitlin Verilli
Education: Columbia University - Columbia College, BA History
Prior Position: Senior Consultant at Simon-Kucher & Partners
VP Finance/Membership
Sara Moshkani
Education: Tufts University, BA Economics
Prior Position: Senior Brand Content Strategist at Digitas
VP J-Term
James Grant
Education: Georgetown University, BA Political Economy
Prior Position: Managing Director of OUR TIME
Shay Tamari
Education: College of Management, Israel, BBA
Prior Position: Head of Business Development at InSight Biopharmaceuticals Ltd.
VP Entrepreneurship
Edwin Powers
Education: Johns Hopkins University, BS Engineering and Tufts University, MS/MSc Engineering
Prior Position: Process Engineer II at Genzyme
Yaron Sole
Education: Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel, BSc Bachelor of Science Engineering
Prior Position: Functional Analyst at McKesson
VP Social Enterprise
Jen Magaziner
Education: Brown University, BA International Relations and French Civilization
Prior Position: Program Coordinator fo the Clinton Health Access Initiative
VP Marketing
Andrew Kwon
Education: Brown University, BS Biology and University of California, Los Angeles, Ph.D. Molecular & Medical Pharmacology
Prior Position: Associate Practice Executive at Campbell Alliance

Amelia Mohabir

Education: Pace University, BS Biology
SUNY at Brooklyn Health Science Center, BS Physician Assistant Studies
 Current Position: Physician Assistant at St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital Center