Barry Finette, MD, PhD - co-founder of THINKMD. Barry is a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Vermont College of Medicine and an Attending and Teaching physician in the Pediatric Inpatient and Critical Care Division at the Vermont’s Children’s Hospital at the University of Vermont Medical Center. He is also the Director of the Global Health and Humanitarian Opportunity Program at the University of Vermont. He has 25 years of experience as a Pediatrician in the areas of emergency, critical and acute care medicine, with an additional 30 years of experience as a basic, clinical and translational research scientist. He has participated in a numerous research, medical and humanitarian capacity building and disaster relief missions in Uganda, Ethiopia, Peru, Jamaica, Bhutan, South Africa, Ecuador, Philippines, Congo, Cameroon, Togo, Benin, Bangladesh and Burkina Faso.
Barry Heath, MD
Barry Heath, MD - co-founder of THINKMD. Barry Heath was an undergraduate at Dartmouth College and received his medical degree from the University of Vermont College of Medicine. He was an intern at the Medical Center Hospital of Vermont, a Junior and Senior Assistant Resident and Fellow in Pediatric Intensive Care at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in Pediatrics and Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. He has been elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American College of Chest Physicians, and the American College of Critical Care Medicine. He is Professor of Pediatrics and Anesthesiology at the University of Vermont College of Medicine and Chief of the Division of Inpatient and Critical Care Pediatrics at the University of Vermont Children’s Hospital. His teaching awards include: Department of Pediatrics Teacher of the Year, University of Vermont Kroepsch-Maurice Excellence in Teaching, and University of Vermont Medical Group Graduate Medical Education Teacher of the Year. He received Presidential Citations for his work for the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Society of Critical Care Medicine.
Becky Castle - Partnership Development. Becky leverages funding and partnerships for social change. She has worked with senior executives from leading NGOs and research institutes to develop strategy, design program and secure funding. Over the course of her career, Becky has served as Executive Director of EARTH University Foundation and the Carter Center. She has an MBA from the Goizueta Business Scholl of Emory University and a BA from Middlebury College.
Megan McLaughlin, MPH
Megan McLaughlin, MPH - Global Health Specialist. Meg is passionate about working with children and people to ensure that everyone is healthy, happy and has access to basic needs. She has a Master of Public Health from the University of South Florida focusing on Maternal and Child Health. During her career she has worked with small non-profits in the U.S. and sub-Saharan Africa and with larger international organization such as the IRC in California serving incoming Refugees.
Nick Donowitz - Strategy and Operations. Nick is an entrepreneur with almost fifteen years of international business experience in clean technology and life sciences. He’s held leadership roles in privately held and venture-backed technology companies, with responsibility spanning corporate strategy, development, marketing, and product development. Nick began his career in international and economic development and has lived and worked in the Caribbean, Southeast Asia, and the Middle East. Nick earned a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Environmental Management from Duke University, and a Bachelor of Arts from Davidson College.
Susan Zimmerman - Project Management. Susan is a project manager with over 25 years of experience delivering large complex IT applications in the healthcare and manufacturing sectors for companies such as IBM and Vermont Information Technology leaders. She holds a BS, Finance from University of Vermont and Project Management Certifications (PMP, SAPM) from the Project Management Institute and Stanford University.