Medical Review Board

Trust and accuracy are important, especially during times of uncertainty. That’s why our content is reviewed by at least one of our Medical Review Board members, a highly qualified team of well-recognized doctors in various disciplines in and around oncology.

We have composed this board to ensure the safety and confidence of our community, alleviating concerns of validity and accuracy. Our board verifies that articles containing medical information reflect the latest in evidence-based research and health information.

In addition to ensuring content quality, the Medical Review Board members will also participate with our Community through various forums, including seminars, panel discussions, and designated Office Hours.

Medical Review Board

Meet our Medical Review Board experts

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Jake Prigoff

Oncology Physician at New York Presbyterian Hospital

Dr. Prigoff’s passion to change the face of healthcare is driven by his own teenage battle with stage IV Hodgkin’s lymphoma. His experience as a patient and a physician gives him a unique perspective on the needs of cancer patients and their support system. He received his treatment at Columbia University Medical Center – 12 years later, he returned to that same institution, but this time as a physician.

Dr. Prigoff earned his bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and then his medical degree at The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City. Afterwards, he remained in NYC for residency in general surgery at New York Presbyterian Hospital – Columbia and a fellowship in Surgical Education at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. Dr. Prigoff has presented his academic work at conferences across the United States and published extensively in the fields of oncology, general surgery, and surgical education.

Dr. Prigoff is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha, the national medical honor society, and has received a variety of awards from both academic institutions and philanthropic foundations including The Cecilia Benevisto Courage Award from The SASS Foundation for Medical Research.

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Anjali Malik

Radiologist, Breast Imaging and Body Ultrasound at Washington Radiology Associates, PC

Dr. Malik received her medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans. She completed her five-year residency in Diagnostic Radiology at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas.

She completed her fellowship in Breast Imaging and Intervention at George Washington University Medical Faculty in Washington, DC. Dr. Malik was a staff radiologist in North Carolina specializing in Breast Imaging prior to joining Washington Radiology in 2016.

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Michael Guerrera

Pediatric Oncologist

Dr. Michael F. Guerrera, M.D., currently acts as the Director of the Comprehensive Hemostasis and Thrombosis Program at Children’s National Hospital, where he has practiced for almost 10 years. Dr. Michael’s dedication to pediatrics after he completed his Pediatric residency at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center (University of Connecticut Program) and fellowship in Pediatric Hematology Oncology at Children’s National Medical Center.

Along with his commitment to the practice of medicine, Dr. Michael supports the medical community through education. Dr. Michael received a Certificate in Adult Education from the George Washington University School of Education and served as the Pediatric Hematology Oncology fellowship director for eight years, remaining involved in fellow education and research oversight.

With over 20 years of experience in hematology, bleeding and thrombotic disorders, Dr. Michael has earned many prestigious recognitions, including 2018 Physician of the Year from the National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF), Northern Virginia Magazine Top Doctor in 2020 and 2019, and Washingtonian Top Doctor for the past five years. Dr. Michael is thrilled to bring his expertise and dedication to the OneVillage team.

As an elected member of the Region III/MidAtlantic oversight committee for the CDC/HRSA Hemophilia Treatment Center Grants and an active member of the Institutional Review Board, Dr. Micheal brings important experience that informs his passion for joining out Medical Review Board team.

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Tori Croog

Radiation Oncologist at Sibley Memorial Hospital

Victoria J. Croog, M.D. currently works in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center at Sibley Memorial Hospital, as well as a clinical associate in the Department of Radiation Oncology at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Croog is board certified in radiation oncology by the American Board of Radiology.

Dr. Croog has expertise in breast cancer, gastrointestinal cancer, gynecologic cancer, brain cancer and tumors of the central nervous system. She earned her medical degree from Harvard Medical School and completed a residency in radiation oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

Dr. Croog is involved with several committees at Sibley Memorial Hospital, including the Medical Executive Committee, the IRB/Research Review Committee, the Cancer Committee and the Radiation Safety Committee. She is also a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Society of Radiation Oncology.

Dr. Croog has been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals and has presented research at various conferences, such as the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s annual meeting.

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Timothy K Brennan

Director, Addiction Institute at Mt. Sinai West and St. Luke's

Dr. Brennan is the Chief of Clinical Services for the Addiction Institute of Mount Sinai and oversees addiction services across all campuses of the Mount Sinai Health System. He is also the Director of the Fellowship in Addiction Medicine Program at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

Dr. Brennan completed his Fellowship in Addiction Medicine at The Addiction Institute, a Fellowship in Medical Ethics at Harvard Medical School, a Residency in Pediatrics at New York Presbyterian Hospital / Weill Cornell Medical College and internship in Internal Medicine at Georgetown University Hospital. He received a BS in Foreign Service from Georgetown University, and a combined MD/MPH from Tulane University School of Medicine and School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. Dr. Brennan is Board Certified in Pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics and Board Certified in Addiction Medicine by the American Board of Preventive Medicine.

Dr. Brennan has spoken at a variety of state and national levels about addiction policy issues, particularly as related to addiction education and addiction in young adults. He is the co-editor of Lippincott's "Essentials of Addiction Medicine", and was appointed by Governor Cuomo to serve on the Medical Review Board at the New York State Justice Center. Dr. Brennan is the Vice President for Medical and Academic Affairs at the American College of Academic Addiction Medicine and on the Board of Directors for the National Association for Children of Addiction.

Dr. Brennan has specific interest and expertise in addiction education for physicians, addiction pharmacotherapy, and national drug policy.

A frequent contributor in the media regarding addiction issues, Dr. Brennan has been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the PBS NewsHour, CBS News, Good Morning America, and NPR.