Ooney has gathered some of the strongest minds in aging, quality of care, and prehabilitation for our medical advisory board.

Ronnie Rosenthal MD

Professor of Surgery; Surgeon-In-Chief, VA Connecticut Healthcare System

Specializing in geriatric surgery, Dr. Rosenthal is dedicated to helping older adult patients who have a variety of gastrointestinal and biliary diseases. She is the Chair of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Geriatric Surgery Taskforce and lead editor of the major textbook on this subject. She has led or participated in many national projects to improve the surgical care of older adults, including the current John A. Hartford Foundation/ ACS Coalition for Quality in Geriatric Surgery Project.

Katherine L. Possin, Ph.D.

Associate Professor in Residence
Department of Neurology, UCSF Memory and Aging Center

Dr. Possin is an Associate Professor of Neuropsychology at the Memory and Aging Center within the UCSF Department of Neurology. Dr. Possin’s research examines the neural bases of visual spatial and executive function impairments in neurodegenerative diseases including Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, and frontotemporal lobar degeneration.

Tom Robinson MD

Professor, Surgery-GI Tumor/Endocrinology

Dr. Robinson is the founder and medical director of the Center for Surgical Innovation and is the Chief of Surgery at the Denver Veterans Administration Medical Center. Dr. Robinson is a national leader in prevention of postoperative delirium.

Heidi Engel, PT, DPT

UCSF Department of Rehabilitative Services

Heidi Engel has been a physical therapist for 29 years, she received the UCSF Colleague of Nursing Award in 2012, a Presidential Citation from the Society of Critical Care Medicine in 2013, and the American Physical Therapy Association Jack Walker Award for Research Excellence in 2014.

Rick Beberman

Digital Health Investment and Corporate Development

Rick is an entrepreneurial-minded executive with a strong background in corporate development, strategy, idea generation, and venture capital. His career reflects significant contributions to business initiatives that enhanced corporate and stakeholder value. His background includes a deep knowledge of health information technology.

Jemma Nelson

Data Scientist

Jemma is a full stack developer with a MS in biostatistics. He teaches organizations how to more effectively use their data with R and other programming languages and approaches.