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Leadership

YouScript’s distinct leadership bring passion, energy, and knowledge each and every day. They set a clear, rigorous course for growth at every level. As a result, our leadership team reflects a group of diverse individuals with breadth and depth of experience across the company. Our team has a combined century of experience in pharmacogenetics, healthcare, technology development, and disruptive businesses.

Kristine Ashcraft : CEO

Kristine Ashcraft

CEO

Kristine is committed to being a catalyst in the adoption of precision medicine. As CEO, she defines the company’s overall strategy, vision, and place in the healthcare and precision medicine field. She is currently also leading business development and marketing efforts and works closely with the software and pharmacy team to ensure efforts are aligned company-wide. In her down time, Kristine likes to travel to warm climates throughout the world and catch live music whenever possible.

Janet Carbary : Chief Financial Officer

Janet Carbary

Chief Financial Officer

Janet joined YouScript in 2015 and is currently the Chief Financial Officer. She has a diverse background in organizational development, and financial planning within the healthcare industry. Janet has been an executive with experience as a CFO, COO and CEO. She holds 25 years of knowledge that includes for profit and not for profit healthcare, as well as system environments.

Mike Issac : Executive VP Implementation and Integration

Mike Issac

Executive VP Implementation and Integration

Mike has held leadership roles with insurance companies, health systems, consulting firms, and HCIT companies focused on patient safety solutions, analytics, and EHRs. He has focused on delivering innovative, disruptive solutions to improve the health of patients, lowering costs and driving high customer satisfaction.

John Nelson, MD : Medical Director

John Nelson, MD

Medical Director

Dr. Nelson has a lifelong passion to improve access to quality healthcare for all while keeping it affordable. He has been active in health policy and served as President of many medical organizations, including the American Medical Association and was a founding co-chair of The Commission to End Healthcare Disparities. He has also been appointed to MedPAC, Advisory Committee to the NIH Directorship, ProPAC, AHRQ, OTA, COPR and more. He and his wife, Linda are the proud parents of 8 children and enjoy their 26 grandchildren immensely.

YouScript Board of Directors

The 2018 YouScript Board of Directors represent deep experience across healthcare, IT, and international business. They committed to guiding the company in its growth and expanding business opportunities while maintaining the focus of providing excellent enterprise clinical decision support tools to drive down avoidable adverse drug events and increase patient safety.

Alan Russell, PhD : Board Chair

Alan Russell, PhD

Board Chair

Alan J. Russell, PhD is the current Board Chair. Dr. Russell is the Highmark Distinguished Career Professor at Carnegie Mellon University, Director of the Carnegie Mellon University Disruptive Health Technology Institute and Director of the Russell Labs. He is the former CIO of Allegheny Health Network, Founder of The McGowan Center for Regenerative Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr. Russell received of the Carnegie Award for Excellence in Science and Technology, holds numerous patents, and is widely published in the field of biological engineering and biological chemistry.

Russ B Altman, MD, PhD : Board Member

Russ B Altman, MD, PhD

Board Member

Russ B Altman, MD, PhD is a leading expert in precision medicine, bioinformatics and Founder and PI of PharmGKB. Additionally, Dr. Altman is the Former Director of the Biomedical Informatics Training Program at Stanford University and holds the position of Professor of Bioengineering, Genetics, Medicine, Biomedical Data Science, and Computer Science at Stanford University. Dr. Altman is a past-President, founding board member, and a Fellow of the International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB), and a past-President of the American Society for Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics (ASCPT). He has chaired the Science Board advising the FDA Commissioner, currently serves on the NIH Director’s Advisory Committee, and is Co-Chair of the IOM Drug Forum.

Christine K. Cassell, MD : Board Member

Christine K. Cassell, MD

Board Member

Christine K. Cassell, MD is an industry leader in geriatric medicine and former Planning Dean of the Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine. Previously Dr. Cassell held positions as Director of the National Quality Forum, President of the American Board of Internal Medicine, Member of the President’s Advisory Council on Science and Technology. A national leader in efforts to inspire quality care, Dr. Cassel has served on the board of the Greenwald Foundation since 1992, the board of the Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Health Plans since 2002, and the board of the National Physician Alliance since 2006. She also sits on the editorial board of The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).

David N. Colaizzi : Board Member

David N. Colaizzi

Board Member

David N. Colaizzi is the CEO/CTO of Five Star Development. He provides technical consultation services for Five Star’s clients. He has consulted with numerous Fortune 1000 corporations, colleges, universities and software development firms on software analysis, design and development, business process, technology and project management. Some of his clients include: Visa Inc, Mylan Pharmaceuticals, Sheetz, BNY Mellon, and Ford Motor Company. Mr. Colaizzi owns an emergent healthcare technology platform as well as Genelex Labs, one of the worlds’ leading pharmacogenetic testing labs, in Seattle, WA.

Cesar Elizaga : Board Member

Cesar Elizaga

Board Member

Cesar Elizaga serves as YouScripts’ principal shareholder and Executive Director of Team Campos. Mr. Elizaga is also a member of the Board of Directors for Dos Gestora. Mr. Elizaga is passionate about technology and invests in innovative projects led by talented teams. He shares his career as investor in information technology companies with his other passion, sailing. As Executive Director of Team Campos, he is involved in the development and oversight of projects ranging from youth sailing to the Volvo Ocean Race and the America’s Cup.

Kristine Ashcraft : CEO

Kristine Ashcraft

CEO

Kristine is committed to being a catalyst in the adoption of precision medicine. As CEO, she defines the company’s overall strategy, vision, and place in the healthcare and precision medicine field. She is currently also leading business development and marketing efforts and works closely with the software and pharmacy team to ensure efforts are aligned company-wide. In her down time, Kristine likes to travel to warm climates throughout the world and catch live music whenever possible.