Michael R. Marvin, MD, FACS; Chief Medical Officer and Co-Founder, Pronia Medical Systems
Dr. Marvin is an actively practicing transplant surgeon in Louisville, KY. He is currently the Chief of the Division of Transplantation and Director of Liver Transplantation at Jewish Hospital, and Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Louisville. Prior to his relocation to Louisville, Dr. Marvin was a liver transplant and hepatobiliary surgeon at Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, New York.
Dr. Marvin graduated Summa Cum Laude/Phi Beta Kappa from Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pa in 1988. He then attended Medical School at Columbia University's College of Physician's and Surgeons (1988-1992), where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. Following graduation, Dr. Marvin completed a decade of training at Columbia University's New York Presbyterian Hospital which included surgical internship and residency, three years of basic science research and a two-year multi-organ (kidney, pancreas and liver) transplant fellowship.
Brian J. Besterman, MD; Chief Information Officer and Co-Founder, Pronia Medical Systems
Dr. Besterman has been designing and building computer software for over 25 years. He has held senior technology positions for over 10 years, including Chief Technology Officer at Walker Digital, the company that created Priceline.com. He has built systems and consulted for such well-known companies as Sony, Bechtel, and the 9/11 United Services Group.
Dr. Besterman received his medical degree in 1993 from Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. He was awarded a Bachelor's Degree in Biophysics from the University of Pennsylvania in 1989, graduating Magna Cum Laude. Dr. Besterman is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa honor society.