Editors

Mark L. Plaster, MD, JD

Co-Founder / Executive Editor
Dr. Plaster has been an emergency physician for more than thirty years, working exclusively night shifts for the past twenty years in emergency departments across the country. During that period he joined the U.S. Navy and served two tours in Iraq. Dr. Plaster is the founder and executive editor of Emergency Physicians Monthly and the founder of M. L. Plaster Publishing Co.

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Nicholas Genes, MD, PhD

Editor At Large
A specialist in emergency medicine informatics at Mount Sinai in Manhattan, Dr. Genes is EPM’s resident tech guru. He practices emergency medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital but can be found sharing his wit and wisdom all over the web.

Aneel Irfan

Contributing Editor / TRC Liaison
The founder of IMST Innovations, Aneel is a certified telehealth coordinator who works with organizations to develop sustainable telemedicine solutions. He is Telemedicine Magazine’s liaison to The National Consortium of Telehealth Resource Centers.

Rishi Madhok, MD

Contributing Editor
Dr. Madhok began his career as an emergency physician at New York Presbyterian Medical Center before moving to the West Coast to pursue med tech startups. Madhok as served as the technical lead for EMCounter, the informatics chair at the Pediatrics for Physicians Network, and currently serves as the Chief Medical Officer at NS1ghter.

Mark Shankar, MD

Contributing Editor
Mark Shankar is a Chief Resident in Emergency Medicine at New York Presbyterian-Columbia/Cornell. He studied Molecular & Cell Biology at UC Berkeley and obtained his MD from George Washington University. While in medical school, Mark worked at the White House on innovation policy. More recently, he is active in the mobile health space as one of the developers of the mHealth Toolbox, empowering physicians to create and deploy game changing mobile technology in their practices.

Logan Plaster

Co-Founder / Editor-in-Chief
Logan has created, edited and designed healthcare publications since 2005. After redesigning and managing Emergency Physicians Monthly, he founded Emergency Physicians International in 2010, and then launched Telemedicine Magazine in 2015. Logan is the co-founder of The mHealth Toolbox, a project that brings practicing physicians into the conversation about innovative medical technology. Logan also serves as the Director of Communications for The IFEM Foundation, the leading non-profit supporting global emergency care development.

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Unity Stoakes

Contributing Editor
Unity Stoakes is on a mission to reinvent health and wellness by leveraging the power of networked entrepreneurs, innovation, technology, data, design, collaboration and community. Unity is the co-founder and president of StartUp Health, which is organizing and supporting a global army of Health Transformers. With more than 350 Healthcare Transformers and 170 companies, StartUp Health spans more than a dozen countries and 60 cities.

 

Contributors

Michael Levin-Epstein, JD, M.Ed

Michael Levin-Epstein, JD, M.Ed is a Maryland-based freelance writer who contributes to EPM, Telemedicine and other health care and business-related publications.