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Our Leadership

The Healthline leadership team is a highly trained group of seasoned professionals with deep experience in consumer healthcare, health information technology and informatics.

Board of Directors

Healthline Networks receives direction and counsel from an active Board of Directors, a team of professionals with deep expertise across consumer healthcare, interactive marketing and publishing.

Co-Chair Investor Growth Capital
Philip Dur

Philip Dur has been involved in venture capital and private equity since 1995 and joined Investor Growth Capital’s technology investment team in 2004. He works out of IGC's Menlo Park office and focuses on investments in software and technology-enabled services businesses.

Co-Chair Vantage Point Capital Partners
Richard Harroch

Richard Harroch joined VantagePoint in 2003 from Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, bringing with him an extensive body of transactional and business expertise. He is a successful entrepreneur, founder and Chairman of two companies: LawCommerce.com (sold to LexisNexis) and Allbusiness.com (sold to Dun and Bradstreet.)

Vice President, healthymagination GE Corporate
Michael Barber

Michael Barber is a GE Officer and the VP of GE’s business strategy on global health for the corporation. The healthymagination charter is to improve the quality of care by 15% or more, to reduce the cost of procedures and processes through the appropriate use of GE technologies and services by 15% and to increase the access to essential technologies and services essential to health by 15%.

General Partner Reed Elsevier Ventures
Kevin Brown

Kevin Brown has been involved in early stage technology & venture capital since the late nineties, first as an entrepreneur & then as an investor. He was a founding partner of Reed Elsevier Ventures in 2000 & has specialised in digital media, Internet and large scale data & technology investments since then.

FACS 17th Surgeon General of the United States (2002-2006)
Richard H. Carmona, MD, MPH

In 2002, Dr. Carmona was nominated by the president and unanimously confirmed by the United States Senate to become the 17th Surgeon General of the United States. He is president of the non-profit Canyon Ranch Institute and Distinguished Professor at the Zuckerman College of Public Health at the University of Arizona.

Managing Director Ansley Capital Group
Paul T. Sheils

Prior to joining The Ansley Capital Group, Paul Sheils was President & CEO of DocSite, LLC, an award-winning healthcare quality improvement and performance management company. He was also Founder and Managing Partner of Silverado Health Partners, LLC, a digital health management consulting firm, whose clients included GE Healthcare, J&J, UnitedHealth Group, and Hearst Digital Media.

Jim Warner

Jim Warner has a long and successful career as a leader in digital marketing and media. Most recently, he was at Avenue A|Razorfish and its parent company, aQuantive, where he advised a number of Fortune 500 companies including Capital One, Verizon and Starwood Hotels, on digital marketing, advertising and web strategy.

Medical Advisory Board

The Healthline Medical Advisory Board is comprised of nationally and internationally recognized medical experts who serve to better the Healthline user experience by evaluating our website content, making recommendations on the vision and direction of the site, and providing input into Healthline's Medically Guided Search components, including its taxonomy, navigation and other features. The board also interfaces with customers and partners that use or offer the Healthline search experience.

Chair, Medical Advisory Board
Paul Auerbach, MD, MS, FACEP

Dr. Auerbach is the Redlich Family Professor of Surgery in the Division of Emergency Medicine at Stanford University. He is internationally recognized as a leading authority on emergency medicine, wilderness medicine and outdoor health and safety.

Medical Advisory Board Member
Colleen Conway-Welch, PhD, RN, FAAN

Dr. Conway-Welch has served as Dean of Vanderbilt University's school of nursing since 1984. She is the founder and director of the International Nursing Coalition for Mass Casualty Education.

Medical Advisory Board Member
John Halamka, MD, MS

Dr. Halamka is Chief Information Officer of the CareGroup Health System, Chief Information Officer and Associate Dean for Educational Technology at Harvard Medical School, Chief Information Officer of the Harvard Clinical Research Institute, and a practicing emergency physician.

Medical Advisory Board Member
Beverley Kane, MD

Dr. Kane is a medical informatics specialist who co-created the San Francisco General Department of Medicine's Alternative Therapies Unit, one of the first programs of its kind in a major US medical center. She now consults at Healthline and teaches a doctor-patient communications course at Stanford Medical School.

Medical Advisory Board Member
Kenneth W. Kizer, MD

Dr. Kizer is currently President, CEO and Chairman of Medsphere Systems Corporation, a leading provider of open source technology for the healthcare industry. He practiced emergency medicine and medical toxicology in both academic and private practice settings for 15 years.

Medical Advisory Board Member
James Norman, MD

Dr. Norman is the founder of YourDoctor.com, the company that preceded Healthline. He is known worldwide as the foremost expert on parathyroid disease and currently performs nearly 20% of all the parathyroid operations in the US every year.

Medical Advisory Board Member
Robert Parry, MD

Dr. Parry is a nationally known pediatric surgeon at Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital in Cleveland. He’s served in staff positions at Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Walter Reed Medical Center and Bethesda Naval Hospital.

Our Story


Healthline’s mission is to make the people of the world healthier through the power of information.


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  • Joyful Healthful Living


Healthline content empowers more than 8 million people per month to make intelligent decisions.

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Healthline is made of up a growing group of passionate individuals who work each day to make the people of the world healthier through the power of information. We also love dogs. A lot. If you share our passions, join us! We’d love to welcome you to the team.

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