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Leadership

Clifford Bleustein, MD, MBA

Clifford Bleustein, MD, MBA

President and CEO Dr. Clifford Bleustein is the Global President and CEO of AposHealth. Prior to AposHealth, Dr. Bleustein was President and CEO of Computer Task Group (NASDAQ: CTG), where he managed >3400 people globally and >$340M in revenue across healthcare, technology services, energy, and financial services with operations in North America, Western Europe, and India. Dr. Bleustein went to CTG from Dell, where he had several roles, rising to become the Chief Medical Officer and Global Healthcare Solutions Leader with P&L responsibility for Healthcare & Life Sciences Solutions globally. Dr. Bleustein also had a successful period as a consultant at PwC, rising to Director with a diverse experience of projects including interim executive director of outpatient services, business strategy, international “biocluster” development, mergers & acquisitions, healthcare operations, physician alignment, governance, and resource optimization. He also has on-the-ground experience in the UK, Ireland, India, South Africa, and China, with assessments in the Middle East / Asia.

Dr.Bleustein graduated from the Medical College of Wisconsin and completed his internship at the New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens. He later completed his residency in urology at Montefiore Medical Center. He went on to private practice Urology and became a board-certified Urologist. He has an extensive roster of peer-reviewed published research and 2 patents. Dr. Bleustein earned a bachelor’s degree in science from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He also received an executive master’s degree in business administration from NYU Stern School of Business, where he now teaches Healthcare Economics as an Adjunct Professor.

Nina Cha, PT, DPT

Nina Cha, PT, DPT

VP, Clinical Services Nina joined AposHealth in 2014. She holds a Doctorate in Physical Therapy and is an experienced Clinical Specialist in mobility, gait analysis, biomechanics, and neuroscience. Nina is known for her innovative approach and dedication to improving patient care. She has successfully advanced clinical operations by collaborating with research and business development teams, demonstrating her ability to integrate multidisciplinary efforts for optimal outcomes. Nina has developed and led priority training projects, including a comprehensive virtual training program that spans multiple departments. Her leadership was pivotal in overhauling the clinical training program to enhance telehealth capabilities, focusing on reducing delivery and contact time while optimizing clinical outcomes and operational costs. Her strategic thinking and commitment to excellence have driven forward-thinking clinical strategies and innovations, significantly contributing to the growth and success of the organization.

Ben Feldman, M.Med.Sc.

Ben Feldman, M.Med.Sc.

SVP, Chief Marketing Officer Ben Feldman, who holds a Master’s in Medical Sciences and has authored several academic publications, brings a wealth of experience as a seasoned marketing professional with a deep clinical understanding and an international perspective.

His career is marked by transformative growth in the health and e-commerce sectors through strategic business-to-business (B2B), direct-to-consumer (DTC), and business-to-business-to-consumer (B2B2C) marketing approaches.

His professional expertise spans traditional and digital marketing, brand management and development, research and integration of innovative marketing technologies.

Throughout his career, Feldman has led the expansion of multiple international healthcare and e-commerce brands, focusing on performance and market penetration.

Seth Klein

Seth Klein

SVP, Business Development Officer Seth joined AposHealth in 2019 and serves as VP of Business Development. Seth Klein is top performer with over 20 years of sales and sales management experience in both large and early stage venture backed medical device companies. Most recently Seth was named Sales Manager of the Year at Merit Medical in their Interventional Oncology and Spine Division. He has held various Sales and Sales Leadership roles developing sales teams at Nevro, Dfine, Medtronic & Synthes Maxillofacial. Seth began his career in sales at Abbott Labs in pharmaceutical sales.

Seth received a BS in Psychology with a minor in Business from Penn State University.

Fred Lewis

Fred Lewis

SVP, Chief Operations Officer Fred has a proven track record of working with healthcare customers to drive value from their investments and driving transformational change. His success over the past 25 years is driven by his dedication to turning vision into reality. He has extensive experience with business development, financial management, budgeting, and organizational change management. Prior to joining AposHealth Fred worked in both Fortune 500 companies and start-ups. In his last position at Nordic Global Consulting, a large healthcare consulting firm, he delivered quality services for healthcare clients around the world. Fred is passionate about transforming healthcare and creating positive experiences for clients and patients.

Omer Ostro, M.Sc., CPA

Omer Ostro, M.Sc., CPA

SVP, Chief Financial Officer Mr. Ostro has over 15 years of progressive experience in audit and financial management of private and public companies and a proven record in providing high-quality financial management services to companies in various business cycles and sectors.
Previously, Mr. Ostro managed the valuation team of emerging market structured credit desk at Barclays Capital in London, UK, specializing in valuation and risk management of complex derivatives and structured financial products. Prior to that, he served as a Senior Associate in the audit division of PwC, Israel.
Mr. Ostro is a qualified certified public accountant in Israel and holds an MSc in Finance and Economics (with merit) from London School of Economics and a BSc in Economics and Accounting (with magna cum laude) from Tel-Aviv University.

Ganit Segal, MPE

Ganit Segal, MPE

EVP, Chief Scientific Officer Ganit joined AposHealth in 2006. She holds a master’s degree in life science, with a specialization in biomechanics and has more than 15 years’ experience in medical research including various clinical trial methodologies, scientific publications with over 35 publications in peer-review journals and substantial experience in scientific reviews including global clinical trends and guidelines, comparative analysis and more.
Since 2017, Ganit began laying the company’s foundations to collect and analyze big data in order to support post-marketing clinical activity and ongoing account management and improve patient care.

Board Of Directors

Clifford Bleustein, MD, MBA

Clifford Bleustein, MD, MBA

Director, President and CEO Dr. Clifford Bleustein is the Global President and CEO of AposHealth. Prior to AposHealth, Dr. Bleustein was President and CEO of Computer Task Group (NASDAQ: CTG), where he managed >3400 people globally and >$340M in revenue across healthcare, technology services, energy, and financial services with operations in North America, Western Europe, and India. Dr. Bleustein went to CTG from Dell, where he had several roles, rising to become the Chief Medical Officer and Global Healthcare Solutions Leader with P&L responsibility for Healthcare & Life Sciences Solutions globally. Dr. Bleustein also had a successful period as a consultant at PwC, rising to Director with a diverse experience of projects including interim executive director of outpatient services, business strategy, international “biocluster” development, mergers & acquisitions, healthcare operations, physician alignment, governance, and resource optimization. He also has on-the-ground experience in the UK, Ireland, India, South Africa, and China, with assessments in the Middle East / Asia.

Dr.Bleustein graduated from the Medical College of Wisconsin and completed his internship at the New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens. He later completed his residency in urology at Montefiore Medical Center. He went on to private practice Urology and became a board-certified Urologist. He has an extensive roster of peer-reviewed published research and 2 patents. Dr. Bleustein earned a bachelor’s degree in science from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He also received an executive master’s degree in business administration from NYU Stern School of Business, where he now teaches Healthcare Economics as an Adjunct Professor.

Dr. David Levy

Dr. David Levy

Director Dr. David Levy is the Chief Executive Officer at EHE. He is an accomplished physician executive with a record of achievement in founding, leading, and/or turning around a variety of health services companies focused on improving human health.
As a primary care physician and epidemiologist, Dr. Levy started his career in private practice in suburban New York City. There he founded Franklin Health Inc., (now owned by Optum), the innovator and leader in advocating for patients with highly complex illnesses. He then went on to PwC, and as a partner ultimately led its global health care business for several years. Dr. Levy serves on the boards of leading device, technology, and services companies in the US, Israel, and Brazil.
Dr. Levy is a renowned strategic thinker who has executed effective strategies for his own enterprises and a diverse set of public and private sector entities. Drawing on a vast network of business relationships, Dr. Levy brings global best-in-practice solutions to the healthcare industry.

David J. Shulkin, MD

David J. Shulkin, MD

Director The Honorable Dr. David J. Shulkin was the ninth Secretary of the US Department of Veterans Affairs in the Trump Administration and VA’s Under Secretary of Health in the Obama Administration. As such, Secretary Shulkin was the only member of the Cabinet to have served both Presidents and to have been confirmed by the US Senate by a vote of 100-0.

Secretary Shulkin is a widely respected healthcare executive having served as chief executive of leading hospitals and health systems including Beth Israel in New York City, Morristown Medical Center in Northern NJ, and currently advises leading health systems. Secretary Shulkin has held numerous physician leadership roles including the Chief Medical Officer of the University of Pennsylvania Health System, the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Temple University Hospital, and the Medical College of Pennsylvania Hospital. Secretary Shulkin has held academic positions including the Chairman of Medicine and Vice Dean at Drexel University School of Medicine.

Over his career Secretary Shulkin has been named “One Hundred Most Influential People in American Healthcare” by Modern Healthcare. He continues to advocate on behalf of the country’s veterans by serving on the boards of numerous nonprofits that serve veterans, is the host of the popular Policy Vets Podcast, and is the author of the recent book, “It Shouldn’t Be This Hard to Serve Your Country: Our Broken Government and the Plight of Veterans”.

Joe Mark

Joe Mark

Chairman of the board Joe is Chairman of AposHealth and an investor in healthcare. Over the last 16 years he led investments and held director/ ceo/coo positions in the payor, provider and drug distribution sectors. In the aggregate over $2 billion of incremental exit value was realized on these investments. Previously he was a venture capitalist and an investment banker. He is a graduate of Columbia University and the Wharton Graduate School of Business.

Uri Yaron, Ph.D.

Uri Yaron, Ph.D.

Director Uri is a HealthTech and Life Sciences investment Executive who serves on multiple Boards. In his previous role he served as the WW President of Biosense Webster (BWI), a member of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies. Uri joined BWI in 1996, a year prior to its acquisition by J&J. Prior to his WW President role, Uri has held several positions of increasing responsibilities in R&D, Business Development and General Management at Biosense Webster, Cordis, Cerenovus, Mentor, Acclarent, ASP & Sterilmed.
Uri is known as a strategic leader who established outstanding relationships with both customers and external partners, creating significant value for J&J in the Cardiovascular space. He has a proven track record of driving innovation and growth and adapting the company’s business model to a rapidly changing and increasingly challenging external environment. Under Uri’s Leadership, BWI teams have won 5 Johnson Medals, the most prestigious award given for research & development excellence within J&J.
Uri holds a PhD in Physics from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, summa cum laude. Prior to joining BWI, Uri was a Member of the Technical Staff at the Micro-Physics Research Lab of AT&T Bell Laboratories. He is a co-author of over 40 peer-reviewed papers, including papers in Nature and Physical Review Letters, and the co-inventor of over 10 US patents.
Uri serves on the Board of Directors of the Western States of the American Heart Association. He was the Chairperson of the 2020 LA Heart & Stroke Walk. In addition, Uri teaches an MBA course at the BioMed MBA Program of the Hebrew University, and coaches senior combat officers of the Israeli Defense Forces.

Advisory Board

David Felson, MD

David Felson, MD

Dr. David Felson is Evans Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology at Boston University. For his arthritis research, he has received both the OARSI Clinical Research Award and an OARSI Lifetime Achievement Award and was the first ever recipient of the American College of Rheumatology clinical research award. He has won the Howley Prize from the Arthritis Foundation twice, most recently in 2020.

His major research contributions have been in osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. In osteoarthritis, he founded the Framingham Heart Study Osteoarthritis Study and cofounded the Multicenter Osteoarthritis (MOST Study). He pioneered studies showing that obesity caused knee osteoarthritis and that weight loss prevented it. He also introduced MRI into large scale studies and his group showed that synovitis and bone marrow lesions, injury lesions to bone deep to cartilage, were major sources of pain. As a consequence, these structures may become targets of treatment. He has led placebo controlled trials in OA, participated in OA treatment guidelines committees and currently leads the Arthritis Foundation’s OA Clinical Trial Network.

In rheumatoid arthritis, Dr. Felson developed the first core set of outcomes, then led the first joint American College and European League committee to define outcomes in RA trials The recommended outcome, the ACR20, has been adopted by all regulatory agencies and is the major criterion used to approve drugs in RA.

In addition, Dr. Felson has trained many of the leading clinical researchers in rheumatology both in the US and around the world and has seen patients on an active basis for over 30 years.

Gus P. Georgiadis

Gus P. Georgiadis

Mr. Gus P. Georgiadis has nearly forty years of executive-level healthcare experience in both health insurance and employee benefits services. His expertise encompasses the development of go-to-market strategies, as well as strategic product positioning and product/service rollout at pharmaceutical, medical device, and digital healthcare companies.

Mr. Georgiadis currently serves as the Area Chairman of the Gallagher Benefit Services operations in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and upstate New York. He founded Triad USA, Inc. in 1998 and served as President until 2012, when he merged the company with Gallagher Benefit Services. Before establishing Triad, Mr. Georgiadis was Executive Vice President for Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, one of the largest health insurers in the United States. His experience also includes the creation of multiple businesses and initiatives that today serve as national models for healthcare, including the Gateway Health Plan and the Children’s Health Insurance Program.

Mr. Georgiadis earned a political science and business degree at Westminster College and an executive leadership degree at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.

Bruce Nash, MD, MBA

Bruce Nash, MD, MBA

Dr. Bruce Nash is the President of Catamount Advisors, LLC – a life sciences, board/advisory practice which seeks to support innovative companies at the governance and advisory level to achieve transformational change in health care delivery.

Most recently, he served as the Chief Physician Executive and Senior Vice President of Health and Medical Management for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, one of the largest independent, not-for-profit Blue Cross Blue Shield plans in the country.

Dr. Nash has held executive leadership positions for both health plans, medical groups and hospitals during his career. Prior roles include serving as the Chief Medical Officer of Capital District Physicians’ Health Plan, the President of North Adams Regional Hospital, the Vice President of Clinical Affairs, Kaiser Permanente – Northeast, and the Vice President for Medical Group Operations Improvement for the Permanente Company.

He is a board certified family physician who practiced for more than 20 years in southern Vermont. He earned a master of business administration in health sector management from the Fuqua School of Business of Duke University, a medical degree from Albany Medical College, and a bachelor of science degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He completed his residency in family practice at Duke University.

David Nash, MD, MBA

David Nash, MD, MBA

David B. Nash, MD, MBA, is the Founding Dean Emeritus — and remains on the full-time faculty as the Dr. Raymond C. and Doris N. Grandon Professor of Health Policy — at Thomas Jefferson University’s College of Population Health (JCPH). Dr. Nash has been a hospital trustee for over 20 years and has recently completed nearly a decade as a member of the Board of Directors for Humana, Inc., one of the nation’s largest publicly traded healthcare companies.

In 2014 he joined the board of InfoMC, a leading information technology company in suburban Philadelphia. He is on the Healthcare Advisory Board for Arsenal Capital Partners in NYC and joined the board of Tract Manager, a portfolio company of Arsenal. In late 2018 he joined the board of ANI Pharmaceuticals, a publicly-traded generic drug manufacturer, headquartered in Baudette, MN.

Finally, he is a board member of FOX Rehab, a portfolio company of Blue Wolf Capital. A board-certified internist, Dr. Nash is internationally recognized for his work and has repeatedly been named to Modern Healthcare’s list of Most Powerful Persons in Healthcare.

Timothy E. Nolan

Timothy E. Nolan

Tim is Founder & CEO of TEN Healthcare Strategies, LLC. a company specializing in the provision of strategic and tactical business development services in the healthcare space. With over 35 years’ experience, Tim was most recently the EVP of EmblemHealth, an $8 billion not-for-profit health plan payer and provider in the New York metro area. In addition, Tim served as the president and COO of Independent Living Systems, LLC., contributing to its growth as a nationally recognized leader in long-term managed care. Other executive roles have included positions with Meridian Health Systems, now Hackensack Meridian Health, and Coventry Healthcare and USHealthcare. where he played fundamental roles in the acquisition and integration of those organizations by Aetna. Tim currently sits on the OneHome and New York University Wagner School of Health advisory boards.

Raz Winiarsky, M.D.

Raz Winiarsky, M.D.

Dr. Raz Winiarsky is an award-winning, board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in total joints and sports orthopedics. In addition to founding and growing one of the largest orthopedic practices in Brooklyn, Queens, and northern New Jersey, he is a respected visionary in the healthcare space. Dr. Winiarsky has cofounded 2 national healthcare companies that help physicians reach a more accurate diagnosis, improve patient outcomes, and reduce medical costs. The first company, Spreemo Health, is a successful referral management platform in the occupational medicine market that helps payers improve patient outcomes by reducing medical errors in radiology. The second company, Covera Health, partners with doctors to advance how quality care is defined, measured, and delivered by leveraging artificial intelligence tools to help physicians reach more accurate diagnosis and help better detect important findings.