Rachel Dombrowsky – Founder & Chairman of the Board

A visionary and pioneer of treatment and care for the elderly, with a deep understanding of the inner workings of healthcare systems. Founder and owner of Oyster Bay Manor and Harbor House Assisted Living (Harbor House is dedicated to Alzheimer and Dementia care), DOH-Licensed Case Manager and Licensed ALR Administrator. Founder of HealthierLink, an assisted living residence for patients with HAIs. Rachel has brought her innovative approach to reducing pathogen spread in healthcare facilities with the UVFLOORx™ device. Combined with her senior leadership experience, industry partners and alliances Rachel is leading our team by focusing on this issue for health systems suffering from high mortality rates and financial losses.

Kamal Mahajan – Chief Technology Officer

Chief Technology Officer – Lead Designer. Professor Mahajan holds the position of Chief Technology Officer (CTO), providing creative technology inspiration, product design, and final manufacturing oversight and control. For more than three decades, Mahajan has built a leading reputation in system design for the medical sector and healthcare related applications. Including but not limited to, Coagulation Analyzer, Wound Sanitization Devices, POVL – SightSaver Solutions, High Accuracy Sensors for Medical and Biomedical Applications, and Precision Rh and Temperature Chambers for Pharmaceutical, Research and Process Manufacturing environments.

Dr. Ira Braunschweig – Chief Medical Advisor

Dr. Braunschweig started the Stem Cell Transplant Program and obtained FACT accreditation for Autologous, Allogeneic Matched Related, Allogeneic Matched Unrelated and Haploidentical Transplants at Montefiore Medical Center. Started the Cell Therapy Program (CART therapy) at Montefiore Medical Center and obtained “center of excellence” designation for CD19 CART therapy.

Recipient of a 2 million dollar grant to establish The Joanne and Manny Chirico Cellular Immunotherapy Lab at Montefiore Medical Center. Oversees all aspects of the clinical program of Stem Cell Transplant and Cellular Therapy at the Rutgers Cancer Institute, Chief of the Transplant and Cell Therapy Service of the RWJ Barnabas Health Oncology Service Line, Director for Cell Therapy and Bone Marrow Transplantation at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and Professor of Medicine at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

Dr. Braunschweig, with his clinical and medical background, grant experience, expansive peer reviewed publications and journals and his academic career provides UVFLOORx™ the proper counsel to focus with all levels of approach on HAI’s within the healthcare and hospital environments.

Advisory Board

The Management Team will continue to expand the Advisory Board to include respected scientific and medically experienced leaders who can share their business acumen and guidance to achieve our vision and goals. Our current Advisory Board includes:

John LaRochelle

Founder, Environmental Infection Prevention, LLC

John is the founder and CEO of Environmental Infection Prevention, Inc. (EIP). EIP was created as a result of his career long commitment to reducing illness and saving lives through the elimination of infections, with a staff of best in class people, process and technology. Prior to EIP, John spent over 30 years with Sodexo where he began his career as a housekeeper and rose through the ranks holding US, North American and Global Executive Leadership Positions. These positions included VP of ES/Laundry USA, Head of Innovation for North America and finally the Global Leader for Environmental Infection Prevention where he was responsible for their global environmental infection prevention and cleaning program development.

In addition to those roles, John’s experience also includes facilities management and safety experience in hospitals, long term care, corporate and education establishments with direct management experience in environmental infection prevention, maintenance, biomedical engineering, construction, housekeeping, laundry and safety. John was also responsible for program development, and technical support of 600 healthcare locations within the USA.

John is also an experienced speaker on Environmental Infection Prevention, in various locations within the United States, Canada, South America, Asia, and Europe.

Dr. Christine Greene

Principal Investigator National Safety Foundation International Applied Research Center

Dr. Christine Greene has 10+ years of experience in epidemiological and laboratory research. She holds a Ph.D. in Environmental Health Sciences and an MPH in Hospital and Molecular Epidemiology from the University of Michigan. Her research focuses on healthcare pathogen transmission, pathogen environmental survival, disinfection, hand hygiene and biofilms which has led to multiple publications. She strives to improve public health in the areas of infectious disease prevention and control in clinical, dental and community settings. Her work serves to improve the accuracy of environmental mediated infectious disease transmission modeling, strengthen current guidelines to control healthcare associated infections and stimulate innovative approaches to reduce the risk of biofilm related infections, pathogen transmission and the environmental persistence of infectious agents.

Dr. Greene is a member of the NSF 444 Standard Joint Committee on building water health and she is a US Tag TC 304 member leading a work group on international hand hygiene standards. Dr. Greene is a co-founder of the Healthcare Infection Transmission Systems (HITS) Consortium and is an advisory board member of InfectionControl.tips.