Our Team
Michael Brudno

Michael Brudno is a Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Toronto and the Chief Data Scientist at the University Health Network (UHN). He is also a faculty member at the Vector Institute for Artificial Intelligence and the Scientific Director of HPC4Health, a private computing cloud for Ontario hospitals.

Marta Girdea

Marta began her journey with the DATA Team as a Post-doctoral fellow for Michael Brudno; her area of specialty was the standardization of clinical data. As a postdoc, Marta developed the initial versions of both PhenoTips and PhenomeCentral. Today, she is a Senior Manager for the DATA Team leading the development of the CARDS platform. Marta is responsible for writing specs, reviewing code, designing workflows, setting team objectives and priorities, and when time permits, writing code too.

Krista Pace

Since joining the DATA team, she has worked with the PhenoTips and High Performance Computing teams, plus several other projects and was responsible for maintaining facility financials. Today she serves as the Product Manager for the DATA team where she oversees the software development products across all teams while determining effective resource allocation to maximize efficiencies.

Andrew Crowther

Andrew graduated from the University of Waterloo in spring 2020 with a degree in computer engineering. Since joining the team, he has been responsible for front- and back-end development on the CARDS projects. 

Francis Nguyen

Francis joined the team in May 2019 following the completion of his Master’s in Medical Biophysics at the University of Toronto. He is a web developer by trade and spends a majority of his time working on frontend work for the CARDS project.

Michael Lescisin

Michael Lescisin holds a Master of Applied Science degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering at UOIT researching the use of machine learning for improving computer/network security and reliability. Currently, Michael implements application features, administers servers, and integrates academic research projects with production systems.

Sasha Andjic

From a very young age, Sasha knew she had a passion for IT. She pursued a degree in electrical engineering, with a major in computer science. Her professional career includes time spent as a software developer, business analyst and a project manager. Today,  she continues to share her passion with the DATA team as a Quality Assurance Analyst. 

Sergiu Dumitriu

Bio coming soon!

Veronika Koltunova

Veronika holds two Master’s degrees in Pure Math and Computer Science from the University of Waterloo. Currently, she acts as a Sr. Programmer/Analyst at the University Health Network as part of the DATA Team developing a complex of software tools for phenotypic and genotypic matchmaking of patients with rare genetic diseases.

Anusha Dey

Admin Dashboard Stats

Brian Li

Users | Authentication

Bruce He

Vocabularies Indexing

Nela Jankechova

Questionnaire Wizard

Pranbur Bal

Vocabularies Admin UI

Past Contributors