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Kimberly Gandy, M.D., Ph.D.

Advisor Lawrence, Kansas Area, US

Duke/Stanford trained digital health entrepreneur. Health Engagement prototype gaining traction. Looking for cofounders to enhance & scale.

Duke/Stanford trained digital health entrepreneur. Health Engagement prototype gaining traction. Looking for cofounders to enhance & scale.

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Involved In

Founder

Play-it Health

Advisor

Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation
Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation

Positions

Founder, CEO Play-it Health August 2013 - present
Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics UMKC June 2013 - present
Editorial Board Member Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation 2013 - present
Associate Clinical Professor, Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin August 2010 - present
Chair, Basic Science and Translational Research International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation January 2012 - April 2015
Associate Professor, Pediatrics UMKC December 2010 - September 2012
Surgical Director of Pediatric Heart Transplantation, Pediatric Cardiac Surgeon Children's Mercy Hospital December 2010 - March 2012
Associate Director, Children's Research Institute Children's Hospital of Wisconsin 2008 - 2010
Associate Professor, Pediatric Cardiac Surgeon, Medical College of Wisconsin Medical College of Wisconsin 2007 - 2010
Assistant Professor, Director, Lung Transplantation The University of Arizona October 2005 - June 2007
Assistant Professor, Director, Congenital Heart Surgery The University of Arizona 2006 - 2007
Research Scientist Novartis 1997 - 1998

Education

Stanford University School of Medicine Congenital Cardiac Surgery Residency Program 2003 - 2005
Duke University Thoracic Surgery Residency Program 2000 - 2003
Stanford University Immunology 1993 - 1998
Northwestern University - The Feinberg School of Medicine Medicine 1986 - 1990
Northwestern University Music Performance, Piano 1982 - 1986
Kauffman Tech Med Tech Ventures

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Games
  • • Healthcare
  • • Mobile
  • • Fitness
  • • Wellness

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Healthcare • Clinical trials • Pediatrics • Surgery • Clinical research

Key Accomplishments

Not completed yet

How I like to work with people As a Cofounder

Continuous interaction to dynamically shape a vision.

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Don Peterson
They're my advisor
Kim has deep domain experience and is well connected to the target market. She is a "user" entrepreneur as defined by the Kauffman Foundatio ... n. She's a brilliant clinician, innovator and never settles for a lesser version of her vision.
Jake Savin
They're my advisor  •  Passion for great user experiences! Past: social, podcasting, RSS, web services, digital media, DVD & audio, at startups, MidCos, and BigCos
Kimberly is driven to deliver great mobile experiences in the medical space.
John K. Bangs
We worked together  •  Principal Partner, US-TeleMed / Principal Investigator, Federal Health Care Reform Network - University of Missouri Researcher & Professor.
Kimberly has a depth and breadth of knowledge of the subject(s) she is using to create her vision. Kimberly is a bright, diligent and resou ... rceful person, perfect as an entrepreneur, who is well connected with numerous people and organizations across the country and world, for that matter, who are eager to work with her and help bring her ideas, products and services to the market. Kimberly is professional and considers it important to bring those who help her along with her as she helps promote related programs and services of others.
Steve Roatch
They're my investor  •  President & CEO, Twentyseven Global. Previously Chief Operating Officer, IntraISP Software Solutions, a Clearwire company. Northwestern grad.
Kim is a driven and highly intelligent person. She has painted a clear vision for where she is taking her startup and she has the knowledge ... , network, and resourcefulness to make it a reality.

Jake Savin
They're my advisor: PlayIt Med  •  Passion for great user experiences! Past: social, podcasting, RSS, web services, digital media, DVD & audio, at startups, MidCos, and BigCos
Jake is a highly personable, creative, and knowledgeable individual with experience in a wide range of IT areas including a wide range of ba ... ck end and front end development needs. His experience spans from coding through project management to large systems design. This unique insights into these many components can be invaluable for groups trying to evaluate the options for strategic direction in digital technology.