Sandra Shpilberg is the Founder and President of Seeker Health. She founded Seeker Health to harness the power of technology to connect patients to clinical trials and help the biopharmaceutical industry accelerate drug development and innovation. Prior to founding Seeker Health, Sandra was an executive at Nora Therapeutics and at BioMarin Pharmaceutical, where she led commercial launches and product development for treatments for rare diseases. In 2018, EVERSANA acquired Seeker Health. She graduated with a BBA from Pace University and an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Medical Marketing & Media named her at Top 40 Healthcare Transformer and she was a featured speaker at 2018 SXSW.
Paul Ivsin, Managing Director
Paul Ivsin has more than 15 years of leadership experience in pharmaceutical clinical trial recruitment, patient engagement, and analytics. Most recently he was an independent consultant for medical advertising agencies, including PEP. Previously, he served as the Director of Offerings Development at IMS Health, a global information and technology services company, where he led new product development for clinical trial recruitment as well as feasibility data products and services. Prior to that, he led the Clinical Trial Recruitment practice at CAHG, a leading medical advertising agency. Earlier in his career, Paul cofounded CMJ Solutions, a company that provided online database solutions for clinical trial enrollment tracking and campaign performance measurement. Ivsin is the author of several articles and blogs about clinical trials. His work has been published in Applied Clinical Trials, Clinical Informatics News, and Eye for Pharma.
Sharon Francis, Senior Implementation Manager
Sharon Francis is a seasoned digital marketer with over 10 years of experience in online ad and website design, project and financial management. Sharon previously served as Director of Program Management at Carat and Associate Director at DigitasLBi, where she produced award-winning advertising campaigns. Sharon started her career at Deloitte Consulting as a healthcare consultant. She earned a BA from Barnard College. Sharon has a passion for the growing use of social media and its potential to revolutionize clinical trials.
Emily Cortez, Account Director
Emily Cortez brings over 18 years in the healthcare industry, with most of her career focused on clinical trial recruitment. She started her career at a clinical trial site where she oversaw patient recruitment efforts, interacting with patients, nurses, physicians and sponsors, sparking her passion for working in the healthcare industry. She shifted from support at the site-level to overseeing large-scale campaigns in an account management role, where she has worked with her team to follow the trends to develop innovative solutions in the ever-changing recruitment landscape.
Nadia Espinoza, Implementation Manager
Nadia Espinoza studied communications with an emphasis in media at University of California, San Diego. Post academics, Nadia returned home to the San Francisco Bay Area, and proceeded to work in a fast, dynamic environment, assuring hands-on experience on startup ground. Passionate about technology, Nadia has since continued to pursue professional development in tech-based startups. Her background includes roles in marketing, media, and operations.
Becca Triplett, Implementation Manager
Becca Triplett manages and analyzes our clinical trial enrollment campaigns including the deployment of Facebook and Google media, setting up clinical trial websites and administering Seeker Portal assistance to sites. Becca is passionate about innovative health solutions and is excited to be a part of a company that impacts so many lives. Becca earned her B.S. degree in Human Biology at Stanford University. During her time at Stanford, she gained insight to the clinical trial process at both the Stanford Medical Center as well as Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. In her free time she loves to hike, scuba dive, and read.
Amy Ye, Graphic Designer
Amy Ye is a graphic designer who helps develop digital assets for campaigns and websites, as well as marketing collateral for Seeker Health. She is currently pursuing a double major in Design and Managerial Economics at UC Davis.
AnneMarie Schmidt, Case Manager
AnneMarie Schmidt is a Registered Nurse and works as a case manager for Seeker Health. In this position, AnneMarie continues the pre-screening process, helping to accelerate enrollment of clinical studies for new medicines for serious disease. Previously, AnneMarie worked in various nursing capacities, including oncology, perioperative, geriatric, community-based, as well as emergency disaster relief work. In addition, AnneMarie’s experience as a nursing home administrator, hospice clinical director, as well as her work in the biotech industry has also provided a broad background in the healthcare field. AnneMarie graduated with a BS in Biology from Westmont College as well as a BSN and MBA from Northern Arizona University.