Who We Are
We are a team with diverse backgrounds and experiences across medicine, engineering, computer science, law, and management brought together by our passion to addressing some of the starkest disparities in access to healthcare in our world today.
Yaw is a physician-scientists from Ghana who immigrated to the U.S. for graduate school. During his practice, he was struck by the lack of diagnostics and treatments for treating patients with sickle cell disease. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Bioengineering at UC Berkeley and has published peer-reviewed papers on the use of 3D Quantitative Phase Imaging and Machine Learning in medical diagnostics. Yaw has an MD from the University of Cape Coast, and an MS from the University of New Haven.
Song spent her career as a human rights lawyer amplifying voices of immigrant workers and building programs to increase access to legal services for marginalized communities. She brings expertise in strategic partnerships and community-centric programs to KovaDx. She has been featured as one of the 100 Leading Women Lawyers in NYC, and a 40 Under 40 Rising Star by NYU LACA. Song received her MBA from the Yale School of Management, JD from NYU School of Law, and BA in Sociology from USC.
Tim is a Computer Science PhD candidate at Yale University, and has a strong background and experience in AI and Machine Learning. He has been coding since high school and now uses machine learning and computer vision on a regular basis for his research. Tim has a BS in Civil Engineering from the University of Washington.