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Dr. Orrange is an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine in the Division of Geriatric, Hospitalist and General Internal Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. She spends part of her time as the attending physician for medical students and residents during their medicine rotations at LAC+USC Medical Center and Keck Hospital of USC.
Dr. Orrange has been featured on various best doctors lists, including Best Doctors in America, Pasadena Magazine’s Top Docs, Hollywood Reporter’s Best Primary Care Physicians in Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Times’ Best Doctors in SoCal. Follow her on Twitter @Orrangemd.
Roni is an expert in clinical pharmacy and patient care. She received her Doctorate in Pharmacy from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is Board Certified in Geriatrics and Ambulatory Care Pharmacy and is licensed to practice pharmacy in the states of Ohio, Pennsylvania and Florida.
Roni’s realm of experience includes disease state management in diabetes and asthma, as well as retail, compounding and specialty pharmacy practice. Roni is an active member in the Ohio Pharmacists Association and currently serves as an advisory board member for the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation Health Care Quality Assurance Advisory Committee and the Delaware Area Career Center Pharmacy Technician Program.
Megan is a public health pharmacist with fellowship training in drug information and health communications. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish from Emory University and a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Mercer University.
After graduating and becoming a licensed pharmacist in the state of Georgia, Megan went on to complete a pharmaceutical industry fellowship. Over the course of a year, Megan served as an associate professor for second-year pharmacy students at Purdue University, a drug information fellow at Indiana University Health and a medication information fellow for Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC. She then completed a health communications fellowship at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Megan is passionate about all-things public health, including infectious diseases, antibiotic stewardship, women’s health and cancer education.
Megan is an Atlanta transplant, originally hailing from South Carolina. Between her great love of writing, podcast addiction, personal blog and penchant for music and books, her favorite boys keep her quite busy at home.
Dr. van Meijgaard is a health economist with over 20 years of experience in healthcare informatics and has a knack for distilling meaningful insights from data. With extensive expertise in population research and the social, economic and environmental determinants of health, Dr. van Meijgaard has published in leading academic journals.
These include JAMA Surgery, American Journal of Public Health, Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health and International Journal of General Medicine. At the UCLA Center for Health Advancement, he led research projects evaluating the long-term impact of health programs and policies with innovative modeling and simulation techniques that he later developed into the UCLA Health Forecasting Tool.
Prior to GoodRx, Dr. van Meijgaard worked at various healthcare and technology companies, using econometric analysis to improve health outcomes and increase price and quality transparency. Earlier, he advised Fortune 500 companies through his work at McKinsey & Company, specializing in business strategy, corporate finance and growth. He graduated from UCLA with a doctoral degree in health services research with a focus in health economics and completed graduate work in economics and econometrics at Brown University.
Thomas is Chief of Research at GoodRx, and an expert in applying data and design to help people make better healthcare decisions. Thomas previously co-founded Iodine.com, which joined the GoodRx family in 2016. Previously, Thomas was the Executive Editor at WIRED, which…
He began his career as a reporter at the Wall Street Journal and the Village Voice, and he currently writes the LaunchPad column for Inc. magazine. His reporting has been repeatedly selected for the Best American Science Writing and Best Technology Writing anthologies.
He has written two books, most recently the 2014 bestseller The Remedy: Robert Koch, Arthur Conan Doyle, and the Quest to Cure Tuberculosis. He served as the first Entrepreneur-in-Residence for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Curator-in-Residence for Adobe Systems. His TED Talk on designing medical information can be viewed here.
A graduate of Bates College, Thomas holds a Master of Public Health degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Master's in American Literature from the University of Virginia.
Benita is the managing editor of the GoodRx blog and contributes to research on drug pricing trends, clinical research and healthcare. Prior to GoodRx, she was Head of Content at Labdoor where she analyzed research data and oversaw content in editorial, PR, marketing and product.
Before her career in tech, she piloted assessments on food scarcity, maternal mortality and healthcare access, and she helped develop sustainable health programs in the U.S. and abroad. She also co-authored award-winning research on medical bankruptcy and spent some time in clinical and laboratory research, exploring areas like corneal surgery techniques, serotonergic pathway regulation and relationships between lifestyle factors and disease.
Benita is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, and holds a Master of Public Health degree from Loma Linda University with concentrations in epidemiology and global health.
Tori is GoodRx’s resident expert on prescription drug pricing, prescribing trends, and drug savings. She oversees the GoodRx drug database, ensuring that all drug information is accurate and up to date. Her reports and analyses have been featured in the New York Times, Good Morning America and ABC News, among others.
Before GoodRx, Tori worked in the Los Angeles County Jails providing health education and reentry services to incarcerated individuals. While there, Tori worked to expand access to Hepatitis C and HIV testing and treatment services in correctional settings. She has also co-authored research observing the relationship between gender and self-reported health, and worked as a Certified Nurses Assistant in long-term care facilities.
Tori holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Colorado College, and a Master in Public Health degree from Claremont Graduate University. When she’s not writing or talking about drug prices, Tori enjoys hiking, photography and searching for the best taco in Los Angeles.
As the data analyst on the GoodRx Research team, Clement crunches data to find compelling stories on drug trends and prices. Clement was previously a data-science program manager at UCLA for the HeartBD2K Center, where he mentored interns and managed a project on developing natural language processing (NLP) and…
Previously he managed projects in public health—including the implementation of a checklist in operating rooms to decrease errors in surgery—and acted as an epidemiologist on research teams.
Clement has a bachelor's degree in biochemistry from University of Lyon, France; a Master in Public Health degree from University of Paris South XI, France; and a Master of Business Administration degree in big data and management from Grenoble School of Management, France. He is passionate about nature activities, ecology and politics; he also loves cooking, teaching (to kids, teenagers, and adults), biking and promoting French food.
Katie Mui leads community efforts for the Research team at GoodRx. She also writes about topics like women’s health, patient stories and drug alternatives. Katie has a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from the University of California, Berkeley.
Katie developed her marketing chops working in the e-commerce and hospitality industries. After a series of personal health issues (all without insurance) re-ignited her passion for healthcare, Katie joined Iodine, a company dedicated to helping people make better decisions about their health and medications. There, she split her time between marketing, product and operations.
Hailing from Vancouver, B.C., Katie enjoys many quintessential Canadian things like hockey, poutine and talking about universal healthcare. In her spare time, she likes cooking, discovering new craft beer and spoiling her cats.
Dr. Vergnaud brings her clinical experience and savvy to GoodRx as our expert on medical information and patient guidance. An accomplished pulmonologist and hospitalist, she spent a decade practicing medicine at teaching hospitals throughout London. In the U.S., prior to joining GoodRx, she worked with HealthLoop, a digital health startup where she created in-patient and out-patient protocols, and consulted at Google AI in their healthcare and biosciences division. She is committed to making a difference in people’s lives by empowering them to successfully navigate health and illness.
Born and raised in Geneva, Switzerland, Dr. Vergnaud studied at some of London’s most renowned medical schools: Guy’s, King’s and St. Thomas’ Schools of Medicine at King’s College London. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in cardiovascular and reproductive physiology and earned her medical degree (MBBS) with distinction. In her spare time, Sophie raises backyard chickens, her three kids and a puppy.