Madeline Fagen, Conference Chair

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Madeline is a junior at Penn studying the Biological Basis of Behavior. Her interests include healthcare, mental health, media, philanthropy and social networks (both online and offline). In addition to WUHC, Madeline is involved in the Locus Initiative, a charitable platform for millennials, and Synapse, a medical magazine. Madeline has extensive experience in scientific research, most recently studying the role of social networks in moral decision making. Some of Madeline’s hobbies include googling anything and everything, watching short films on YouTube, and using her Apple Pencil.

Asaph Kupferman, Committee Teammate

Asaph is a sophomore studying Bioengineering and minoring in Mechanical Engineering, Mathematics, and Engineering Entrepreneurship. He is interested in the development of biomedical technologies, and how these technological advances improve the lives of patients. Aside from WUHC, he does project engineering for PennADAPT (Penn Assistive Devices and Prosthetic Technologies) and is involved with Penn Effective Altruism. In his free time, he enjoys basketball, cooking, and exploring his hometown of Houston, Texas.

Caroline Goldberg, Committee Teammate


Caroline is a sophomore at The University of Pennsylvania pursuing degrees in Healthcare Management and Finance. She is specifically interested in the intersection of healthcare and technology and has explored this interest through internships at the technology focused health insurance company, Oscar, as well as the next-generation digital pharmacy, Capsule. Outside of WUHC, she is involved in Smart Woman Securities and Midnight Run, a volunteer organization dedicated to serving the homeless. 

Evelyn Gotlieb, Committee Teammate


Evelyn is a sophomore at the University of Pennsylvania studying in The Wharton School. Outside of business, she hopes to pursue the sciences and take an overall interdisciplinary approach to her time at Wharton. At Penn, Evelyn hopes to further her interests in entrepreneurship, community service work, and research. She is excited to take part in planning the conference and learning more about the interface between business and healthcare.

Rachel Levin, Committee Teammate

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Rachel Levin is a sophomore at the University of Pennsylvania pursuing a double concentration in Finance and Business Analytics in Wharton and a minor in Mathematics in the College. Her interests include data science, healthcare investing, and healthcare management. In addition to WUHC, Rachel is involved with the Wharton Undergraduate Data Analytics Club and Smart Woman Securities. In her free time, Rachel enjoys cooking and spending time with her twin sister.

Matthew Batnick, Committee Teammate


Matthew is a freshman at the University of Pennsylvania in the Roy and Diana Vagelos Life Sciences and Management dual-degree program studying Biology and Healthcare Management/Business Analytics. Previously, he served as a lab research intern at Mount Sinai Hospital, where he developed his interest for the applications of innovations in the healthcare industry. Matthew’s interests include healthcare, statistics, data analytics, and sports. Outside of WUHC, Matthew is involved in the Wharton Undergraduate Sports Business Club. For fun, Matthew spends time with his dog in his hometown of New York, and avidly supports his dear New York Yankees, Knicks, Giants, and Rangers.

Jacob Cohen, Committee Teammate


Jacob is a junior at the University of Pennsylvania pursuing a degree in Health and Societies, with a minor in Survey Research and Data Analytics. His interests include healthcare, politics, and sports. Jacob is extremely excited to be involved in WUHC. In the past, he has worked as a clinical research assistant and an investment analyst at Maverick Ventures Israel. Outside of WUHC, Jacob is the president of the Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity and the Penn-Israel Public Affairs Committee. In his free time he enjoys cheering on his beloved Cleveland Browns, Indians and Cavaliers.

Lavanya Kanneganti, Committee Teammate

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Lavanya is a freshman at the University of Pennsylvania in the Roy and Diana Vagelos Program in Life Sciences and Management studying Biology and Healthcare Management/Finance. Her interests include healthcare policy, health tech, and translational medicine. Outside of WUHC, Lavanya is also a research assistant for the Perelman School of Medicine, a management consultant for Penn MUSE, a writer for Wharton Public Policy Initiative, and a UPenn tour guide through Kite and Key. She’s a passionate college basketball fan (Go Kentucky Blue #BBN), lover of pick-up volleyball, a dedicated movie watcher, and an avid latte-drinker.