Current members


We have benefited from the contributions of multiple individuals from all walks of life. Many contributions have come from our former board of advisers. We are currently in the process of recruiting a new advisory board.

Former advisory board members

David Newman, MBA
Management Consultant, Global Banking Organizations
Former Director Financial Platform Integrations, Citigroup

Jose Antonio Tijerino
CEO, Hispanic Heritage Foundation

Sudhakar V. Balachandran, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Accounting, Columbia Business School

Joel Gallant M.D., M.P.H.
Medical Director, Johns Hopkins Moore Clinic

Roxanne Gardner, M.D., M.P.H.
Co-chair, Center for Excellence in Women’s Health Harvard University Medical School

Ari Ginsberg, Ph.D.
Professor of Entrepreneurship & Management
NYU Stern School of Business

Kathryn Harrigan, Ph.D.
Professor of Business Leadership,
Columbia Business School

Joanne H. Levy, MBA, MCP
Associate Director, Leonard Davis Institute
University of Pennsylvania

Daniel Malamud, Ph.D.
Director of the HIV/AIDS Research Program,
NYU School of Dentistry

G. Alan Marlatt, Ph.D.
Director of the Addictive Behaviors Center,
University of Washington

Reginald Pollitt
Former President, Big Brother Program, Philadelphia

Brian Wigdahl, Ph.D.
Director, Institute for Molecular Medicine and infectious Disease,
Drexel College of Medicine

Former Celebrity Board

John Leguizamo
Actor and Comedian


Former Key Volunteers


Carl Herbert – Senior Developer

carlCarl Herbert is a Senior Software Engineer with 35 years of experience in enterprise systems in the US and internationally. His most recent tenure was as a lead developer for a Fortune 100 company. He has brought with him a strong background in all phases of the project development life-cycle including, analysis, design, implementation, testing and product support. Experienced in positions of increased responsibility for organizations involved in cutting edge technology, Carl is Medwiser’s most senior developer and is responsible for overseeing and perfecting the organization and development of innovative technology at Medwiser.[/box]


Michael Oberstein – Director

Michael Oberstein serves as a director of Medwiser. He is also a former Finance Department Chair, at NYU- School of Continuing Professional Studies and currently a professor of economics at Brooklyn College. Oberstein holds an M.B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business. He has an extensive background in banking, portfolio management, merger and acquisitions, start-ups, new business development and global wealth management. His 20-year career includes positions with Lehman Brothers, Kuhn Loeb, and Bear Stearns as a vice president. Oberstein has over 15 years of experience as CEO and founder of Wharton Income Group, an investment bank and wealth management startup firm that grew to amass a client asset base exceeding $350 million.

George Klein, Esq. – Director

George Klein is a director at Medwiser. He is also the managing partner of The Law Offices of George Klein Law & Associates, a boutique law firm located in Forest Hills, NY specializing in bankruptcy, corporate, trusts & estates, real estate and securities law. Mr. Klein established his firm over 20 years ago after working for several years in a large corporate law firm in New York City following law school and admission to the NY State Bar in 1984.