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VC to Operator: Forward Partners’ Dr. Louise Rix Joins Béa Fertility as the Company’s New Chief Medical Officer

Dr Louise Rix, a former VC at Forward Partners, is making the leap into a startup operator role and joining fertility startup Béa Fertility as the company’s new Chief Medical Officer. She will bring both tech and health expertise to her new role, is a qualified medical doctor and spent several years on the NHS frontline. Béa Fertility was co-founded by femtech…

Margo Georgiadis, Former CEO of Ancestry.com, Joins Ro’s Board of Directors

Healthcare technology company Ro has announced, that Margo Georgiadis, former CEO of Ancestry.com, is joining its Board of Directors. Margo Georgiadis was the CEO of Ancestry.com, growing the business to over 20M subscribers, over $1B in subscription revenue, and record-setting profit and cash flow. She was the President of the Americas and VP of Global Operations at Google for 9 years, leading…

Maternal and Neonatal Health Company Sera Prognostics Appoints Dr. Michael R. Foley as Chief Medical Officer

Sera Prognostics, a company focused on improving maternal and neonatal health by providing innovative pregnancy biomarker information to doctors and patients, today announced that Dr. Michael R. Foley has been appointed to the position of Chief Medical Officer beginning in January 2022. Dr. Foley will lead all medical activities for Sera as the company executes its vision to be the Pregnancy Company.…

Kindbody Appoints Dr. Dean Morbeck as Its First Chief Scientific Officer to Focus on IVF Outcomes

Fertility company Kindbody has appointed Dean Morbeck, Ph.D. as its first Chief Scientific Officer. Dr. Morbeck is a leading researcher in the area of In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) and brings more than 25 years of experience in the field to the company. He will apply his scientific expertise and highly specialized areas of research to support Kindbody’s full-service family-building service offering as the…

Meet Dr. Juliet Balfour, Bia Care’s New Chief Menopause Officer!

U.K.-based menopause startup Bia Care has appointed the prominent specialist Dr Juliet Balfour as Chief Menopause Officer. Following the launch of the Bia Care virtual clinic in July 2021, Dr Balfour will work alongside the founders to expand their model and further their mission of providing clinically-led remote menopause care, so more women are less constrained by the expertise and waiting lists…

U.K.-based Virtual Fertility Clinic Apricity Appoints Dr. Luca Sabatini as the Company’s New Chief Medical Officer

Virtual Fertility Clinic Apricity has appointed gynaecologist and obstetrician Dr. Luca Sabatini as the company’s new Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Sabatini will work alongside the founders to help implement Apricity’s clinical strategy. Apricity wants to address some of the greatest challenges in fertility through technology. The appointment of Dr. Sabatini comes as Apricity experiences rapid growth, with an expansion into Spain planned…

Dr. Edward Evantash Joins Femasys to Lead Clinical Development Programs as the Company’s New Chief Medical Officer

Femasys, the biomedical company developing a suite of product candidates to transform women’s healthcare with minimally invasive, non-surgical, in-office technologies, has announced the appointment of Edward G. Evantash, M.D. as chief medical officer. Dr. Evantash brings over two decades of industry experience in medical and clinical affairs to Femasys, having previously served as chief medical officer of Alydia Health and vice president…

Hims & Hers’ New Chief Growth Officer Plans to Double Down on Hers-focused Specialties Mental Health and Dermatology

Hims & Hers has announced the appointment of Mike Chi as the company’s first-ever Chief Growth Officer. Chi brings a wealth of experience in the women’s market and will be responsible in this new role for driving continued growth across Hims & Hers’ multi-specialty telehealth platform. “Mike has a proven record of delivering strong results, specifically when it comes to driving growth…