About us

Our-Mission-Trellus-Health

Our Vision

A world where every person with a chronic condition has  hope and thrives.

Our Mission

To elevate the quality and  delivery of expert-driven personalized care for people  with chronic conditions by  fostering resilience, cultivating  learning, and connecting all  partners in care.

Experienced Leaders

Our strength-building methods and precision treat-to-target care plans are developed by leading experts in IBD, and delivered by our highly-qualified and empathetic team with deep clinical, healthcare, and technology experience.

Marla C. Dubinsky, MD
Co-Founder

Professor, Pediatrics, Gastroenterology, Chief of Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Co-Director Susan and Leonard Feinstein IBD Clinical Center, Mount Sinai Health; Co-Inventor of Prospect Tool; Co-Founder of Cornerstones Health

Laurie Keefer, PhD
Co-Founder

Professor, Gastroenterology, Psychiatry Director, Psychobehavioral Research Co-Director, IBD Medical Home, Inventor, GRITT Method, Mount Sinai Health

Monique Fayad, MBA
Chief Executive Officer

Former CEO & Co-Founder, ICDLogic
Former SVP, Strategy & Digital Development, Elsevier Health Sciences and HCPro
Built and launched five digital health products including CodeGenius, HCPro Comply, OncologySTAT, and Cardiosource

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Salim Hamir, FCA
Chief Financial Officer and Co-Secretary

Board Secretary and Head of Corporate Affairs,
EKF Diagnostics

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Alex Kozersky
Chief Sales Officer

Former SVP, Health Plan Development, Talkspace
Former VP Sales, Vida Health

Jamey Hancock
Chief Technology O​fficer

Former VP, IPSoft,​
Global Strategic Partnerships​
Hi-Tech – Automation Cognitive & AI​

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Robert Birdsong
Chief Marketing Officer

Former CMO, Localist
Former CMO, Human Capital Institute

Experienced Team

Sherese-Fralin

Sherese Fralin, MSN, FNP-C 
Vice President, Clinical Operations

Former Director, Advanced Practice Nursing, Lenox Hill Hospital

Carole-Romano

Carole Romasco
Vice President, Product Management

Former Director, Product Management, Teladoc Health
Former VP, Product Development, Health Advocate

Jaime-King

Jaime King
Vice President, Operations, Compliance & HR

Former Director, Content and Training, iCoreConnect
Former VP, Product and Operations, ICDLogic

Board of Directors

Julian Baines, Executive Chairman
Group CEO, EKF Diagnostics Holdings PLC
Former CEO & Managing Director BBI Holdings PLC

Monique Fayad, CEO, Director
Former CEO, ICDLogic
Former SVP Digital Development, Elsevier Health and HCPro

Marla Dubinsky, MD, Director, Co-Founder, Trellus Health
Professor, Pediatrics, Gastroentrology
Chief of Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Co-Director Susan and Leonard Feinstein IBD Clinical  Center, Mount Sinai Health
Co-Inventor of Prospect Tool
Co-Founder, Cornerstones Health

Niyum Gandhi, Non-executive Director
CFO and Treasurer, Mass General Brigham
Former CFO, Mount Sinai Health System
Former Executive Vice President, Chief Population Health Officer, Mount Sinai Health System

Erik Lium, PhD, Non-executive Director
President, Mount Sinai Innovation Partners
Chief Commercial Innovation Officer, Mount Sinai Health System

Dan Mahony, PhD, Non-Executive Director
Co-Head Healthcare, Polar Capital Partners
Board Member, Wellcome Sanger Institute, Celmatix, and Keepable
Former Head of European Healthcare Research, Morgan Stanley
Former Analyst, ING Barings Furman Selz
Former Research Scientist, Schering Plough Corporation

Christopher Mills, Non-Executive Director
Founder, Chairman and CEO, Harwood Capital Management
CEO and CIO, North Atlantic Smaller Companies Investment Trust PLC
Co-founder, J.O. Hambro Capital Management
Board Member, EKF Diagnostics PLC, Sureserve Group PLC, Augean PLC and MJ Gleeson PLC
Former Director, North American Investments and Venture Capital, Invesco MIM
Former Director, Samuel Montagu International

Mike Salter, Director
President Americas, EKF Diagnostics
General Manager, GE Healthcare

Salim Hamir, FCA, CFO and Co-Sec
Board Secretary and Head of Corporate Affairs, EKF Diagnostics

Scientific Advisory Board

Our transformative methodology and approach to connected care are informed by global thought leaders in IBD, Positive Psychology, and grounded in science. Together with our Scientific Advisory Board, Trellus Health is bringing resilience and optimism to the forefront of care.

Leona Brandwene, MAPP, PCC
Associate Director, Master of Applied Positive Psychology program, University of Pennsylvania.

Jessica Caron, MHCDS
Patient Advocacy Advisor

Bethany Doerfler, MS, RDN, LDN
Clinical Dietitian, Northwestern Medical Foundation

Andres Jimenez, MD, MSEd, MBA
Chief Medical Officer, Trellus Health
Practicing Physician, Public Health and Preventative Medicine
Executive Advisor, Cornell Johnson Graduate School of Management

Asher A. Kornbluth, MD
Clinical Professor, Medicine and Gastroenterology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Senior Partner, New York Gastroenterology Associates (New York, NY) 

Charlie Lees, PhD, FRCP(Ed)
Professor, Gastroenterology, U.K. Edinburgh
Lead Investigator, PREdiCCT Study
Investigator, UK-HUB IBD 

Miguel Regueiro, MD
Chairman, Gastroenterology, Cleveland Clinic

David T. Rubin, MD
Chief, Gastroenterology, University of Chicago
Co-Founder, Cornerstones Health CME

Bruce Sands, MD, MS
Chief, Gastroenterology, Mount Sinai

Corey A. Siegel, MD, MS
Professor, Medicine and Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine
Chief, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Co-Director, IBD Center, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Co-Chair, IBD Qorus Quality Program, Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation