Swipe Right with STD Status

From the Show: Health Radio
Summary: A new app-based service gives an STD status for your possible dates.
Air Date: 6/9/16
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Brandon Greenberg & Yao Wang, PhD

Brandon GreenbergBrandon Greenberg began his career at the U.S. Treasury Department and went on to work on Wall Street for over 13 years. During this time, he provided some of the largest financial institutions with advice on how to comply with a variety of new and challenging regulations. Brandon is recognized as an expert in the Dodd-Frank Act, and specifically, the Volcker Rule. In 2015, he left his career on Wall Street to dedicate his efforts full-time to Mately.

Dr. Yao Wang copyDr. Yao Wang is an expert on human infectious diseases. She holds a doctoral degree in Microbiology and Immunology from UCLA and has been doing research on various microbes for the past 13 years. Her research has been published in numerous high-profile scientific journals. Moreover, she is familiar with clinical diagnostic test and has played a key role in developing a diagnostic kit for fibromyalgia while working at EpicGenetics, a Los Angeles based start-up.

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Swipe Right with STD Status
Online dating presents lots of romantic opportunity. You may meet your match online.

The problem is STD risk. It would be handy to let potential dates know that you're safe.

Mately is a new app-based program that provides a badge for your profile which qualifies you as a "member," showing you've been tested recently for STDs. Seeing that badge might set your dating mind at ease.

Listen in as Mately Founder & CEO, Brandon Greenberg, and Chief Scientist, Dr. Yao Wang, discuss online dating and a solution for STD concerns.


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