Meet our Advisory Council Members

physician entrepreneur Dr. Suzanne MitchellDr. Suzanne Mitchell
Founder, See Yourself Health

Physician entrepreneur with expertise in redesigning patient engagement with digital health and novel technology solutions. Winner of Mass Next Gen Award for Women Entrepreneurs at Mass Life Sciences Center. Special interest in solutions for socially vulnerable populations living with serious illness and chronic disease.

nurse and researcher Jeanne WardJeanne Ward, MSN, RN, MPA

Jeanne is a licensed nurse and researcher with background in communications, marketing, and consulting. She currently works at the University of Louisville and is pursuing her PhD in Nursing. Previously, she worked at two major hospitals and provided direct care to high acuity patients. Before her clinical training, Jeanne was active in the business world for over a decade. She worked at a major health insurance corporation in Government Relations, and then spent nearly a decade at a consulting firm as a Research Analyst and later a Marketing Communications Manager.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts from Washington University in St. Louis with a double major in Spanish and Marketing and a minor in Anthropology. She also holds a Master in Public Administration with specialization in public policy, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, and a Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Louisville. She volunteers as a licensed nurse and as a Co-Chair of the Washington University Alumni and Parents Admissions Program, and she is a member of several nursing associations. She previously served as the Director of Communications for the Louisville Society for Human Resource Management, and she also oversaw marketing and public relations for the Louisville Youth Philanthropy Council as an Advisory Board member.

successful multi-entrepreneur Harry White Harry L White is a retired entrepreneur.

He has a BSEE, cum laude, from the University of New Mexico and an MSEE from Stanford University. He started his professional career at Hewlett Packard in Palo Alto, California. He has founded six companies, all in the computer or communications equipment arena. Five of the six were moderately successful and were sold. Three of the sales were to public companies.

He later became an angel investor and helped fund and provide guidance to several technology and educational-oriented startup ventures. He was a board member of two of these companies. One provided online classes for attorneys to meet their required continuing education requirements. The other was a Canadian company that produced smart switches for the communication industry. He had successful exits from both of these investments.

pediatric nurse Marissa Applegate Marissa Applegate, RN BSN CPN

Marissa has been a pediatric nurse at Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego since 2016. There, she is the co-chair of the Neurology Council and a Nurse Preceptor. She has received numerous awards including the prestigious Daisy Award. She also holds a bachelors degree in Psychology.