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Verana Health Appoints New Talent to Accelerate Growth
Verana Health hires new talent to help boost growth and advance healthcare by utilizing clinically rich, high-quality, real-world data from physicians to provide deep analysis into observational and prospective research.
Fremont, CA: Verana Health, a digital health data company that provides insights from unfiltered healthcare data with integrity to connect the dots between patient care and clinical research, has added new members to its leadership team who bring experience in science, technology, and business.
The company hires this talent to help boost growth and advance healthcare by utilising clinically rich, high-quality, real-world data from physicians to provide deep analysis into observational and prospective research.
"The experience these individuals bring to the Verana Health leadership team builds on our strong foundation as we enter our next chapter of growth, expansion, and product development," stated Sujay Jadhav, CEO of Verana Health. "Each of these leaders bring their own expertise and impressive credentials to help us accelerate clinical research and improve patient care through higher-quality, real-world healthcare data."
Shrujal Baxi, MD, MPH, Becomes Senior Vice President, Clinical and Scientific Solutions
Shrujal Baxi has joined Verana Health as Senior Vice President of Clinical and Scientific Solutions, where he will advance the development and application of real-world evidence to improve patient outcomes, healthcare delivery, and drug development across a wide range of therapeutic areas. Dr. Baxi was previously the Head of Clinical Science at Flatiron Health, where she oversaw the development and application of real-world evidence derived from electronic health records (EHRs) in oncology. She works as a consultant at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Baxi earned a Bachelor of Arts, a Master of Public Health, and a Doctor of Medicine from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Michelle McGovern Becomes General Counsel
Michelle McGovern has joined Verana Health as General Counsel, where she is working to develop solutions that will help set the market standard for data privacy in an increasingly complex legal environment. McGovern used to be the Deputy General Counsel at Redesign Health, a venture-backed incubator that bagged $350 million and built, launched, and scaled over two dozen healthcare companies during her tenure. McGovern also worked at Pfizer, where she supported clinical trials and pharmacovigilance, helped build sustainable markets for pharmaceutical products in developing countries, and was the North America Legal Lead for Upjohn, Pfizer's $12 billion legacy products and generics business. She graduated from Northwestern University's accelerated journalism degree programme in four years, magna cum laude, with a Bachelor's of Science and Master's of Science in Journalism, as well as a JD, cum laude, from the Pritzker School of Law.