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Dr. Aruni Jayatilleke, MD, MS

Associate Professor and Program Director, Drexel University College of Medicine
Faculty Advisory Board

Dr. Aruni Jayatilleke, M.D. is an associate professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology at Drexel University College of Medicine. She is also director of the Rheumatology Fellowship program, course director for clinical skills and the rheumatology elective rotation, and associate pathways advisor for internal medicine. Dr. Jayatilleke is developing an online game to teach medical students how to conduct exams for patients with rheumatoid arthritis, and intends to expand to other areas of rheumatology. The platform will teach the elements of muskuloskeletal exam using simulation. For this work she received the Clinician Scholar Educator Award from the Rheumatology Research Foundation in 2016. Dr. Jayatilleke completed her residency training in internal medicine at the New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill-Cornell Campus. She received her medical degree from Duke after completing her undergraduate and graduate studies at Yale University. Dr. Jayatilleke voluntarily mentors students with the general research design and methodologies at the nonprofit organization. Follow her on twitter: @rheumed


Dr. Thomas J. Carlson, MD

University of California Berkeley
Faculty Advisory Board

Dr. Thomas Carlson M.D. is a pediatrician in the greater Oakland area and senior faculty lecturer of the Integrative Biology Department at the University of California Berkeley. He attended medical school in Michigan and completed his residency at Stanford Hospital and Clinics. He is the course instructor for Medicinal Ethnobotany, Human Anatomy, Human Reproduction, and Evolutionary Medicine at Berkeley. His primary research interests are in medical/nutritional ethnobotany, ethnoecology, ethnoepidemiology, and the ecology and evolution of human disease.


Dr. Kristen Madsen, MD, MPH

UCSF School of Medicine
Faculty Advisory Board

Dr. Kristine A. Madsen M.D., M.P.H. is an assistant professor of pediatrics at the UCSF School of Medicine. She is a research scientist with expertise in the design and evaluation of interventions related to pediatric obesity. She has directed clinic- and community-based studies aimed at increasing physical activity and reducing obesity among children of diverse backgrounds. Dr. Madsen is the Principal Investigator on grants from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development and the American Heart Association to study interventions to reduce health disparities and improve child health. She recently completed a study funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation that examine the impact of school-based BMI screening on pediatric obesity.


Timothy M. Dayonot, JD, MPA

University of California Berkeley
Faculty Advisory Board

Timothy M. Dayonot J.D., M.P.A. is a negotiations expert and senior faculty lecturer at the Haas Business School at University of California Berkeley. Since 1998, he has taught negotiations in the UC Berkeley graduate schools including the Haas MBA Program, Goldman School of Public Policy, and Boalt School of Law. Tim served as an aide to the California Governors Jerry Brown, Gray Davis, and Arnold Schwarzenegger where his job included negotiating on behalf of the administration. In this position, he conducted negotiation trainings for state departments and successfully used mediation to resolve complex multi-million dollar public policy and legal disputes. Tim left his state position in 2006 to form his own negotiation training/consulting firm. His clients have included Expedia, Amgen, UCSF Medical School, Paragon Real Estate Group, Northrop Grumman Space Technologies, The Office of the Attorney General of Texas, National Public Radio, Western Bankers Association, San Francisco International Airport, Chase International and The Grubb Company. He holds a Master in Public Administration from Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government, and a Juris Doctor from the University of San Francisco School of Law. Aside from his negotiation studies at the Kennedy School, he received negotiations training from the Program on Negotiations at Harvard Law School, the Program on Instruction for Lawyers at Harvard Law School and the Public Disputes Program at MIT.