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Our mission is to support the professional and personal growth of today’s healthcare providers.

We are committed to helping all healthcare professionals navigate their careers in today’s world—from overcoming clinical challenges and filling knowledge gaps to building mental strength, establishing work-life balance, and more.

We strive to provide resources that are trustworthy, relevant, and mindful of our users’ time and needs so that they can stay informed and empowered throughout their professional journey.

Our Process and Standards

The MDLinx team takes time to understand today’s healthcare professionals and develop offerings that address their day-to-day needs.

We focus on a set of standards that matter to our readers. We strive to be:

Credible and Reliable

Credible and Reliable

Our readers make decisions that affect patient outcomes and lives. It is our duty to provide them with content that is trustworthy and dependable.

Our writers and editors prioritize primary sources, peer-reviewed research, and interviews with experts, and we are transparent about where information is obtained. Fact-checkers and board-certified physicians also review each piece to ensure accuracy.

Relevant and Realistic

Relevant and Realistic

Our team strives to create relatable content, focusing on actionable takeaways to ensure that our services are useful to our readers. We also prioritize non-clinical topics that our readers encounter on a daily basis, supporting the full breadth and depth of what it means to be a healthcare provider today.

Our content is concise and easy-to-navigate, acknowledging the reality of our readers’ time constraints and making it easy to walk away with what’s most useful.

Ethical

Ethical

Our content is unbiased and editorially independent, free from advertising influence. Integrity is a top priority. We only accept advertising that provides additional value to our readers, ensuring it doesn’t take away from the reading experience—and we draw a clear line between ads, sponsored content, and MDLinx original editorial content.​

Our Team

MDLinx is part of the M3 Group, which is dedicated to breaking down barriers that stand in the way of healthcare progress. M3’s award-winning brands also include M3 Global Research, PracticeMatch, The Medicus Firm, and Wake Research.

Meet Our Team

MDLinx’s in-house teams—editorial, product, engineering, design, sales, marketing, and more—are passionate about supporting all healthcare providers’ growth and partnering with them to improve patient outcomes. Meet some of us below.

Aki Tomaru

Chief Executive Officer, M3 USA

Aki Tomaru

Aki is a founding member and CEO of M3 USA and has been the driving force behind the company’s ventures into digital healthcare across the US and Europe. He is passionate about improving efficiency and quality in healthcare industries and advancing efforts towards progressive care.

Rob Parisi

Chief Operating Officer

Rob Parisi

Rob has over 15 years of experience in digital media and has served in senior operational and financial positions with WebMD Health and Dotdash (now Dotdash Meredith). In 2016, he led the team responsible for conceptualizing and launching Verywell, a top consumer health information brand. He has been named the DTC Innovator of the Year and was a finalist for the PM360 Trailblazer Award.

Leyla Shamayeva, MS, RD

Vice President of Content

Leyla Shamayeva, MS, RD

Leyla has focused on digital health communications for most of her career, authoring and managing healthcare content for digital publishers such as Verywell. She is a registered dietitian and received a master’s in clinical nutrition from New York University. Leyla was named a PM360 ELITE Digital Crusader in 2019.

Evi Heilbrunn

Vice President of Product

Evi Heilbrunn

Evi has over 10 years of experience in digital health media, defining and scaling commercial product solutions for consumer and healthcare publishers such as U.S. News & World Report, Remedy Health, MedPageToday, and the Meredith Digital Health & Parenting portfolio. In 2021, Evi received a Healthcare Transformer designation from StartUp Health, one of the top U.S. healthcare incubators.

Brian Hooper

Chief Technology Officer

Brian Hooper

Brian has over 20 years of experience building software engineering teams and leading the design and development of web applications. Previously, he served as CTO of M3 USA's parent company, M3, Inc., where he developed the leading service for doctors in Japan and scaled the engineering organization as it grew from a pre-IPO startup to a global, publicly traded company.

Rich Grossmann

Vice President of Revenue

Rich Grossmann

Rich has more than 25 years of experience in the healthcare and digital marketing industry. Prior to joining MDLinx he served in upper management and leadership roles for multiple leading Life Science companies, including WebMD, Medscape, and Phreesia. Rich has a history of establishing positive long-term client and agency relationships, as well as a passion for bringing ideal solutions to the customer.

Christine Romean

Vice President of Client Services

Christine Romean

Christine’s healthcare communications career began in medical education, then transitioned to digital pharmaceutical advertising at MDLinx, where she now has over 10 years of experience collaborating with partners to achieve strategic corporate goals. Christine is a board-certified editor through The Board of Editors in the Life Sciences (BELS) and was recognized as a Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association Rising Star in 2017.

Meet Our Writers and Reviewers

We partner with experienced writers, fact-checkers, and medical advisors to develop meaningful content.

Our writers are physicians, certified American Medical Writers Association journalists, and subject-matter experts who are selected for their understanding of the healthcare space and ability to write about it in a credible, engaging way. Our fact checkers help us uphold our content integrity, reviewing original sources to confirm fact-based statements. Finally, members of our Medical Advisory Board—composed of board-certified physicians in over 15 specialties —ensure our actionable takeaways reflect the latest evidence-based research and best practices.

Meet a few of our writers and reviewers below.

Yasmine S. Ali, MD, MSCI, FACC, FACP

Yasmine S. Ali, MD, MSCI, FACC, FACP

Dr. Ali is a board-certified cardiologist and clinical lipidologist. She is an award-winning writer, a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC) and of the American College of Physicians (FACP), and Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.

Kristen Fuller, MD

Kristen Fuller, MD

Dr. Fuller focuses on evidence-based topics in the cutting-edge world of mental health and addiction medicine. She also contributes to medical board education. She received her medical degree from the Saba University School of Medicine and completed her residency in family medicine at the University of Tennessee.

Kirstin Bass, MD, PhD

Kirstin Bass, MD, PhD

Dr. Bass is a highly trained research scientist with a strong background in genetics, molecular and cellular biology, biochemistry, and oncology. She received her MD/PhD from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

Sarah Handzel, BSN, RN

Sarah Handzel, BSN, RN

Sarah is an award-winning freelance writer who began writing professionally in 2016 as a way to use her medical knowledge beyond the bedside. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree and worked as a registered nurse in multiple specialties, including pharmaceuticals, operating room/surgery, endocrinology, and family practice.

Our Policies

Terms of Use

MDLinx.com is owned and licensed by M3 USA Corporation. Access to and use of the site is subject to our “Terms of Use.”

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Privacy Policy

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Advertising Policy

MDLinx accepts advertising that provides additional value to our readers, ensuring it doesn’t take away from the reading experience, and always maintaining editorial independence.

Contact Us

Feedback

We want to hear from you! Please send any comments, suggestions, or other feedback to feedback@mdlinx.com.

Work With Us

Search MDLinx’s job openings if you’d like to join our team of editors, engineers, marketers, and others committed to helping clinicians navigate their careers in today’s world.

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Contact us at writers@mdlinx.com if you’re an experienced medical journalist or credentialed medical writer who wants to write for today’s healthcare professionals. American Medical Writers Association (AMWA) certification is a plus.

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