We are the world we create.
A better way exists.
New worlds must be built.
This is for the Lost & for the Living.
Anything is possible.
Meet the Team
Our diverse group of world builders includes visionary health innovation experts, clinicians, technologists, and designers, who also happen to be obsessed with reimagining recovery.
Lisa has intensive experience serving on executive leadership teams at digital health and learning startups, supplemented with seven years of academic experience in psychiatry, information science, and social work.
Robin is an experienced entrepreneur, designer, and technologist. She has founded multiple companies, and has worked across startups, brands, and business communities over the past ten years, with a focus on consumer, health and wellness.
Head of Marketing
Gloria has a long track record of success in brand-building and marketing strategy for innovative startups. She is excited to lend her expertise to the addiction space.
Amy is a seasoned graphic designer, with experience in print and digital design in the publishing industry and at various other health and wellness oriented startups.
Artin is an entrepreneur and web consultant with a focus on the technology industry, with over ten years of web and business development experience.
Meghan Moynihan, PhD
Meghan contributes to Workit's ongoing clinical research initiatives, including clinical trials of our programs and development of quality measures of recovery success.
Beau brings a design-thinking perspective honed by his years at IDEO. He helps Workit Health with growth strategies and focuses on marketing strategy and B2B sales.
Clinical Assistant and Evaluation Analyst
Carolyn is an MSW candidate at the University of Michigan, passionate about using research and data analysis to evaluate and create effective interventions and improve access to resources.
Dominick Bartelme, PhD
Economist in Residence
Dominick Bartelme is an economist interested in international trade, economic geography, and economic growth. He holds a PhD from UC Berkeley and B.S. in Economics and Mathematics from University of Michigan.
Interactive Content Specialist
Kali is a content writer with a gift for breaking down big ideas into digestible bits. She loves to keep you laughing and learning, and her humor has been featured on McSweeney's Internet Tendency.
Laura is an award-winning graphic designer who touches all aspects of the Workit brand, including illustrations and interface designs.
Business Development Specialist
Patricia is a MPH/MHSA candidate at the University of Michigan with interests in social entrepreneurship, digital health, and innovative care delivery models.
Rajisa Abdulle Omar
Health Innovation Specialist
Rajisa is a MPH candidate in Health Management and Policy at the University of Michigan and is passionate about healthcare access and social entrepreneurship.
Amber received her Master's degree in Social Work from the University of Michigan. She has a wealth of experience working as a life coach and as a mentor to individuals identified as "at risk."
Interactive Content Specialist
Elizabeth is an artist, educator, writer, and gallery director who lives in Oakland, CA. She is excited to be working in the field of addiction to help spread the tools of recovery far and wide.
Lourdes Arauz, LMHC, Ed.M.
Interactive Content Specialist
Lourdes brings expertise in comprehensive family mental health services, and extensive experience as a bilingual mental health counselor for families in trauma and crisis.
Trusted Advisors & Experts
Mike McGreal, former COO of Beacon Health Strategies, is an experienced healthcare executive with deep operational knowledge of the behavioral health space.
Elizabeth Lyons, PhD, MPH
Dr. Elizabeth Lyons is an Assistant Professor at the University of Texas Medical Branch with experience in health behavior and health education, as well as interests in biometric research.
John Greden, MD
John is a leading expert on substance use and co-occurring mood disorders, and serves as the Rachel Upjohn Professor of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, and Executive Director at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Depression Center.
Itai Danovitch, MD
Dr. Danovitch is the Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Dr. Danovitch serves as Immediate Past President of the California Society of Addiction Medicine. He is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine, and Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association.
Katie Witkiewitz, PhD
Dr. Katie Witkiewitz is an Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of New Mexico and a Scientist at the Center on Alcoholism, Substance Abuse, and Addictions. She is a licensed clinical psychologist and is an expert on biopsychosocial influences on substance use relapse, mindfulness, and treatment outcomes.
Eve Kurtin, PharmD
Dr. Eve M. Kurtin, PharmD serves as a Managing Director at Pacific Venture Group and is a Senior Advisor at Healthbox, LLC, supporting organizational growth and the Healthbox portfolio. Dr. Kurtin serves as a Founding Member of the RAND Health Board of Advisors and serves on the Board of Partners in Care Foundation as Chairman.
Chris is a designer, product and business innovator, with experience across multiple brands, innovation consulting, and venture communities over the past 20 years. He has a focus on consumer, health and wellness experiences.
David Ledgerwood, PhD
Dr. David Ledgerwood is an Assistant Professor at Wayne State University School of Medicine with interests in problem gambling and the integration of evidence-based treatment with clinical science.
Olivia is a writer, blogger, nutrition and recovery advocate, and is in long-term recovery. Liv passionately believes in a fluid and holistic approach to recovery. Her popular site Liv’s Recovery Kitchen is a resource for the journey toward health and wellness in recovery. Liv is featured amongst top recovery bloggers and published on websites such as: The Fix, Sanford House, Winward Way & Casa Capri, Intervene, Workit Health, Sapling, Addiction Unscripted and Transformation is Real.
Tawny is a Texan who currently resides in New York City. Her blog, SobrieTeaParty, documents her continuous evolution from a drunk party girl to a sober woman. She feels most alive when she’s exploring activities outside of her comfort zone. When Tawny isn’t writing, she’s studying Spanish, working out, eating tacos, interpreting song lyrics, or all of the above.
Beth is the founder of Life to be Continued, a blog about the realities of getting sober young. She writes about her own experience falling into addiction and how she found her way back out. Beth also works as a newspaper reporter and graphic designer in Minnesota. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram (@EL9292).