Science Department Head & Math Teacher/Mentor
Jason has an extensive background in medicine and life sciences. He double majored at MIT in chemical engineering and biology and received his medical doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania. Before coming to Fusion, he applied his knowledge of medicine and life science to academic researcher working on a wide variety of projects. From medical robotics to liver transplant surgery, he has worked on the cutting-edge and produced numerous peer-viewed journal articles.
Recently he has turned his focus to education. He has tutored college-level biology classes and the MCAT. His philosophy is to allow students to direct their sessions. By tailoring lesson plans to individual students and the way they learn, he can maximize the benefit of each session. He believes that the student-teacher relationship is a partnership requiring a two-way dialogue and mutual respect in order to be successful. Jason ensures that each student is engaged and derives a sense of confidence and progress from their tutoring sessions.
In his free time, Jason enjoys learning new things from areas of study unrelated to his expertise. He is currently working towards a Master’s in Finance at Baruch College.