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Rishi Madhok, MD

CEO

Rishi Madhok, MD is a board-certified emergency medicine physician who focuses on bridging the gap between technology and medicine. Prior to founding BitMED, Rishi partnered with the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, where Rishi was the technical lead expert in the development of portable medical software to analyze the health needs of emerging markets.

Rishi’s research has led to significant medical innovations and has been presented both nationally and internationally. Rishi was previously Director of Clinical Informatics at the University of Pennsylvania hospital. He has also been a medical advisor to multiple small and medium stage companies, including Warby Parker, Wellzio, and Good Parents Inc. Additionally; Rishi is an advisor to the development of health infrastructure to countries in Southeast Asia and Africa.

Rishi obtained his medical degree at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and completed his emergency medicine residency training at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital – the University Hospital of Columbia & Cornell. Rishi was among the earliest physicians to become board certified in the emerging field of Clinical Informatics.

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Fred Nazem

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Nazem has been building highly disruptive, industry-leading healthcare and technology companies since the late 1970’s. He is best known as the turnaround specialist who led the successful reorganization of Oxford Health Plans, which was later sold to United Healthcare for more than $6 billion. A number of his start-up ventures have grown to become billion dollar enterprises and more than a dozen of them have achieved multi-billion dollar revenue status.

A scientist turned financier, Mr. Nazem holds a degree in biochemistry, a graduate degree in physical chemistry, an MBA in finance, and has done doctoral work in quantum physics.

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Bo Vargas

CTO

As one of the nation's most renowned cyber security experts, Bo has worked with national labs, various universities, such as MIT and GMU, the Department of Defense, and he served as Technical Lead for the U.S. Air Force.

Bo began his engineering career at Microsoft where he designed various tools and automated unit testing platforms. He was a Senior Software Engineer for CSG Systems where he led the company's efforts in architecture, database administration and the overall migration from a telecommunications based system to a system running .Net technology. At DTN he was responsible for designing, building and implementing advanced systems for the analysis, delivery and integration of tools around commodities, such as futures and stocks. At Raytheon he worked as a Cyber Warfare Architect and led a Cyber Security Research and Development team and served as Chief Architect at Audax Health Solutions. Bo most recently worked at Quanttus Chief Software Architect.

Bo earned his Bachelors of Science in CIS from Minnesota State University, where he researched cloud and mobile computing, and he served in the U.S. Army as a combat medic.

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ROBERT P. BROOK, MBA, MPH

President & Chief Operating Officer

Rob Brook is a seasoned health care executive and entrepreneur with over 30 years of experience in the health care industry. He has provided leadership in developing health care delivery systems, employee benefit programs, national sales and distribution systems, numerous acquisitions, developing and launching new products, taking companies public, strategic direction, and P&L management. Mr. Brook has served on numerous Boards of Directors including for-profit startup companies, nonprofit organizations, privately held companies, and his last three companies (EMSI, Benesight and EBP HealthPlans).

For Rejuvenan, Rob's focus will be driving revenue growth, building out the infrastructure for scaling the business volume and adding new services and products to the Rejuvenan platform.

Mr. Brook earned a Masters of Public Health and Masters of Business Administration from the University of Hawaii, and a Bachelor’s degree from UCLA.

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MALINA MALKANI, MS, RDN, CDN

Director of Nutrition

Malina Linkas Malkani is a board-certified Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and nationally recognized expert in the media on diet, nutrition and behavioral lifestyle change. Malkani is passionate about reducing chronic diseases through fundamental changes in dietary behavior.

As Director of Nutrition at Rejuvenan, Malkani is the author of Rejuvenan’s original recipes, host of its nutritional videos, contributes to its chronic disease prevention and management literature and is the voice of its digital communications with the public.

Malkani holds Level 1 and 2 Certificates of Training in Adult Weight Management from the Commission on Dietetic Registration. She graduated from Northwestern University and holds a master’s degree in Clinical Nutrition from New York University.

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DR. TOM OKARMA, M.D., PHD.

Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Okarma is an internationally recognized biotechnology executive and a preeminent industry pioneer for telomerase-targeted cancer treatments, HESC-based cell therapy, and regenerative medicine. He served as CEO of of Geron Corporation (NASDAQ: GERN) from 1999-2011 and as CEO of Asterias Biotherapeutics (NYSE: AST) from 2012-2014. He is responsible for transforming two U.S. biotechnology companies from early stage science through product development to Phase 2 and Phase 3 pivotal clinical trials.

Dr. Okarma attended Dartmouth College and received his Ph.D., M.D. and M.B.A from Stanford University. He has 15 issued U.S. patents and over 50 peer reviewed publications.

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DR. JOEL FUHRMAN, M.D.

Chief of Nutritional Medicine

Dr. Fuhrman is a nutritional research scientist who specializes in the prevention and reversal of disease through nutritional methodology. He is the author of seven books, including the New York Times bestsellers Eat to Live, Super Immunity and End of Diabetes.

Dr. Fuhrman is a board-certified family physician who graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 1988. He is also a popular PBS commentator on holistic health.


Board of Directors

 

Fred Nazem

Chairman, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Rejuvenan Global Health, Inc.

 

Thomas Okarma, MD, PhD

Chief Medical Officer, Rejuvenan Global Health, Inc.

 

Alexander Nazem, MD, MBA

Attending Physician at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Nomad Healthcare

Gerald Malone

MP and Ex-Minister of Health of Great Britain, Non-Executive Chairman of Ultrasis

 

Jamshid Ehsani

Senior Portfolio Manager, Principal Structured Finance, Apollo Global Management, LLC

 

Rishi Madhok

CEO, Co-Founder, Rejuvenan Global Health, Inc.

 

Scientific Advisory Board

 

Thomas Okarma, MD, PhD

Chair, Chief Medical Officer, Rejuvenan Global Health, Inc.

 

Donald Burke

Vice-Chancellor for Global Health and Dean of the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health

 

Joel Fuhrman, MD

Chief of Nutritional Medicine, Rejuvenan Global Health, Inc., author of NYT best-seller Eat To Live.

Calvin Harley, PhD

Chief Scientist, Telomere Diagnostics, Inc., leader of the first scientific team that produced the enzyme Telomerase.