About us

Core Team

We are based in Seattle, WA with a unique and dedicated team of biotechnology, health, clinical, and computational technology experts spread across the US.

Lee Hood, MD, PhD

Chief Executive Officer

As CEO/Founder, Lee leads all Phenome Health business development activities and partnerships. He is the evangelist for the scientific- based Personalized Medicine concept by spreading the scientific process and his vision for a changed healthcare system through books and scientific articles, and speaking engagements.

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Simon Evans, MBA, PhD

Chief Operations Officer

Simon leverages his research and business experiences to shepherd the development and coordination of strategic initiatives for Phenome Health. He plays an integrative role within and across the leadership team to ensure continued organizational performance, and to maintain alignment with Phenome Health's short term objectives and long-term vision.

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Jeff Boore, PhD

Chief Technology Officer

Jeff employs his extensive experience in genomics, bioinformatics, and molecular biology to lead Phenome Health’s efforts in biotechnology. He makes design decisions related to new and developing genomic and phenomic technologies and their applications in clinical trials.

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Tim Yeatman, MD, FACS

Chief Clinical Officer

Dr. Yeatman's expertise lies in designing strategies to develop patient and data networks to execute clinical trials for diagnostic and therapeutic aims. In this regard, he was a founder of the Guardian Research Network. Dr. Yeatman's scientific proficiency encompasses integrated analysis of gene expression and DNA sequencing, as well as lipidomics analysis of cancer.

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James Yurkovich, PhD

Chief Innovation Officer

James spearheads new opportunities—technologies, computational methods, and collaborations—that bridge the gap between the scientific and technological efforts at Phenome Health. He helps lead the architecture and implementation of the Phenome Core cloud infrastructure and technology platform that supports the scientific discovery and return of results.

Chief Innovation Officer
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Jennifer Lovejoy, PhD

Chief Translational Science Officer

Jennifer leads our clinical research efforts and supports partnerships involving direct work with patients. With her background in personalized lifestyle medicine and behavioral science, she oversees the development of actionable possibilities for optimizing health and longevity.

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Ash Fernando, PhD

Data Scientist

Ash targets the full data stack—from storing and cleaning to processing and analytics. His analytical expertise is in applied modeling of multimodal environmental data using a variety of machine learning techniques.

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Lisa K Kamemoto, MBA

Operations Manager

As Operations Manager, Lisa manages operational activities for PH Health, from finance to human resources. She also manages Dr. Hood's calendar, speaking engagements/requests and his busy travels and meeting schedule.

Operations Manager
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Trent Leslie, MS

Research Associate, Bioinformatics

At Phenome Health, Trent is a multifaceted bioinformatics professional, specializing in the development and implementation of innovative data processing and analysis strategies. His role spans a range of activities, including leading multi-omic data analyses, optimizing bioinformatics pipelines, and mapping complex datasets to knowledge graphs.

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Noah Levine, MS

Translational Science Associate

Noah, with a background in lifestyle medicine, heads Phenome Health's nutrition strategy, education, and communication initiatives. He's committed to using health data for sustainable behavior change, helping individuals achieve their health goals and develop positive habits.

Translational Science Associate
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Lauren MacLellan

Intern, Health Education

Lauren is leading the development of educational content as part of her internship with the University of Calgary’s Precision Health Master’s Program. With a focus on Health Education Leadership, she is enabling the message of Phenome Health to be disseminated more broadly to encourage broad participation from major stakeholders.

Intern, Health Education
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Lance Pflieger, PhD

Sr. Data Scientist

Lance is a seasoned data scientist that leverages advanced analytics to extract actionable insights from complex multiomic datasets. He helps lead efforts in scientific discovery through bioinformatic tools and pipeline development and integrative machine learning analyses.

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George Church, PhD

Consultant, Biotechnology

George Church, Ph.D. Professor of Genetics, Harvard Medical School and Professor of Health Sciences & Technology, Harvard and MIT with Walter Gilbert. He developed the first direct genomic sequencing method in 1984 and helped initiate the Human Genome Project in 1984 while he was a Research Scientist at newly-formed Biogen Inc.

Consultant, Biotechnology

BJ Yurkovich, MS

Consultant, Cybersecurity and Information Technologies

BJ is responsible for the Computational infrastructure and AI initiatives at Phenome Health. He specializes in software architecture, cyber security, and IoT.

Consultant, Cybersecurity and Information Technologies

Board of Directors

CEO, Phenome Health

Former President, Institute of Systems Biology

Chairman and co-founder, Re:Build Manufacturing

Former CEO Worldwide Consumer, Amazon

President, Math for America

Former President, Harvey Mudd College

CEO, Eikon Therapeutics

Former President, Merck Research Laboratories

Scientific Advisors

Executive Founder, Wellville Healthcare Investor‍
President Of National Academy Of Medicine; Served As CEO Of Duke University Medical Center‍
Global Head, J&J Innovation
Former Chair Of Computer Science & Engineering, University of Washington
Director, University Of Michigan Center For Computational Medicine; Served As CEO Of The University Of Michigan Health System‍
CEO, Dynamics Special Purpose Corp; Former CTO, Illumina‍
Founding Director Of The California Institute For Telecommunications And Information Technology
Executive Director, Duke Center For Personalized Health Care
Dean Of The Faculty, Harvard T.H. Chan School Of Public Health