OUR team


Clinicians, data scientists, economists, and health technologists committed to high-value care

Our Staff


Andrew Trees
Andrew has a passion for health economics, pricing and market access, evolving payment and delivery models. Prior to founding Agathos, Andrew consulted with ClearView and QuintilesIMS, researching with hundreds of physicians, payers, and administrators on matters of clinical evidence and practice economics.

Andrew Trees

Co-founder & CEO
Steve Waye
Steve began his career in implementation at Epic Systems, eventually leading the Product Success team for international offerings. With expertise in EMR data, physician user experience, and client service, Steve founded Agathos to give physicians more value from EMR data through an easy-to-use solution.

Steve Waye

Co-founder & President
Tynan Szvetecz
Tynan is a lifelong technologist, entrepreneur, trusted advisor, and has lead teams building innovative new healthcare platforms for Allscripts, DaVita, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Envision Healthcare, and US Oncology. To bring sustainable technology innovation to Agathos, he has focused on building a cross-functional and dynamic partner ecosystem that enables delivering progressive technology at speed.

Tynan Szvetecz

Chief Technology Officer
Stephanie Trees
Stephanie is a founding member of Agathos and the current Head of Customer Success & Partnerships. Stephanie manages Agathos' relationships with new and preexisting health system partners. She is passionate about improving quality and reducing costs for health systems and the patients they serve. Prior to Agathos, Stephanie was a strategy consultant for Accenture.

Stephanie Trees

Head of Customer Success & Partnerships
John
JP has over 25 years of marketing experience ranging from executive and product management roles to leadership at award-winning agencies. He has marketed for American Airlines’ SABRE division, SAP’s Germany-based services organization, and also for startups in supply chain technology and healthcare. Prior to joining Agathos in October 2021, JP was VP of marketing for healthcare consulting firm Nordic Consulting Partners (now Nordic Global).

John "JP" Pollard (He/Him)

Head of Marketing
Michael van Duren, MD
Michael has 20+ years of experience delivering results at health plans and integrated delivery systems, most recently as VP of Variation Reduction at Sutter Health. His method of pinpointing care variation and facilitating helpful, actionable feedback has won physicians’ trust and generated millions in savings.

Michael van Duren, MD

Head of Variation Reduction
Amy Miller
Amy is a former tech entrepreneur. She is passionate about using technology to improve healthcare, improving the integrity of democracy (as seen in her former work with Goods Unite Us), and is a strong supporter of the arts. Amy holds a degree in business management and international business from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens point.

Amy Miller

Account Executive
Dorothy Whelan (She/Her)
Dori has over 20 years of experience in health care informatics and quality improvement. She brings both the health plan and physician organization perspective to improving value and quality of patient care. Prior to joining Agathos in October 2021, Dori was Director of Variation Reduction at Sutter Health.

Dorothy Whelan (She/Her)

Product Manager, Clinical Insights
Chelsea Berman (She/Her)
Chelsea comes to Agathos with Epic EMR implementation and consulting experience, specializing in Operation Room (OR) process improvement and clinical efficacy. As a Customer Success Manager, she demystifies complex EMR analytics, helping clinicians get their hands on actionable information. Previous to Agathos, Chelsea served as an AmeriCorps VISTA service member with Habitat for Humanity and was with Epic Systems.

Chelsea Berman (She/Her)

Sr. Product Manager, Web and Infrastructure
Michelle Gresik
Michelle is passionate about improving physician efficiencies and helping them understand their data. She has close to 10 years of experience implementing, maintaining, and supporting Epic. Previous to Agathos, Michelle worked for Epic Systems, specializing in oncology and ambulatory workflows for a wide variety of hospital organizations.

Michelle Gresik

Sr. Customer Success Manager
Mallika Maheshwary
Mallika comes to Agathos with experience in healthcare IT implementation and change management. Before Agathos, she was a project manager at Epic Systems, working with various hospitals to optimize their cardiology workflows through process improvement and analytics.

Mallika Maheshwary

Sr. Customer Success Manager
Alice Allafort, PHD
Alice is a Data Scientist with Agathos. She brings with her a passion to solve complex problems in large amounts of data, and a desire to apply her skills to improve healthcare for all. Before Agathos, she earned a PhD in physics from Stanford University studying solar flares.

Alice Allafort, PHD

Data Scientist
James Martino, PhD
James brings to Agathos world class technical and research expertise. He holds a PhD in mechanical engineering, providing Agathos data science and research design subject matter expertise in his role as a Data Scientist with a focus on improving healthcare for all.

James Martino, PhD

Data Scientist
Natasha Hagemeyer, PhD
Natasha is a Data Scientist with Agathos and holds a doctorate in ecology. Previously, she conducted research in behavioral ecology. Currently, she leverages her data expertise to identify patterns and insights in healthcare data for improved patient care.

Natasha Hagemeyer, PhD

Data Scientist
EZRA ABLAZA
Ezra is a full stack software developer who finds meaning in making technology accessible. Before joining the Agathos team, he worked on infusion pump integration at Epic Systems. Ezra has a B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering from Rutgers University.

EZRA ABLAZA

Software Engineer
Paul Hooven
Paul is a founding member of Agathos and an expert in electronic health data interchange for Epic and Cerner systems. Paul is a proven health IT entrepreneur and has helped numerous hospitals implement Epic. Paul joined Agathos to accelerate learning via EMR data, streamline data transfer, and create Agathos’ data analytics architecture.

Paul Hooven

Data Integration Engineer
Marina Biel (She/Her)
Marina brings her passion for business and finance to Agathos in order to optimize internal processes and track company performance. Prior to working at Agathos, Marina graduated from Sweet Briar College with a B.S. in Engineering Science and worked as a Civil Engineer specializing in healthcare development.

Marina Biel (She/Her)

Finance and Business Operations Manager
Hayley Oster (She/Her)
Hayley brings over 15 years of administrative experience to the Agathos team. She assists in the development and implementation of firm policies and procedures; as well as encouraging and facilitating a happy and fun work environment both in person and virtually. Prior to coming to Agathos, Hayley was an executive assistant in both the accounting and legal industries.

Hayley Oster (She/Her)

Office Manager

Our Advisory Board


Apeksha Desai, MD
Apeksha is a Colorado Permanente hospitalist, Good Samaritan Hospital physician champion, and the Chief Strategy Officer at qlēr Solutions, a telepsychiatry company. Apeksha is expert in quality improvement, clinical workflows, and resource stewardship. Apeksha completed her medical training at Rochester and MBA at WashU.

Apeksha Desai, MD

Hospital Medicine
Farshid Kazi, MD
Farshid is a hospitalist, palliative care physician and medical director at Healthcare Partners. He develops and implements population health strategies for high-risk patients and brings expertise in managed care, payor contracting, and clinical workflows. Farshid completed his medical training at Ohio State and UC Irvine.

Farshid Kazi, MD

Hospital Medicine
John Nelson, MD, MHM
John is a national expert on hospital medicine practice management. He had a career in patient care as a hospitalist, co-founded the Society of Hospital Medicine and served as president, and is an active figure in the evolution of hospitalist practice nationally. He is one of only three members of the SHM inaugural class of Masters in Hospital Medicine (MHM).

John Nelson, MD, MHM

Hospital Medicine
Asa Tapley, MD
Asa is an internal medicine physician and infectious disease specialist. He is currently a senior fellow in Infectious Disease at the University of Washington and previously trained at UCSF and Johns Hopkins Bayview. A former academic hospitalist at Beth Israel Deaconess and faculty member at Harvard Medical School, Asa continues to be involved in hospitalist work. He provides clinical expertise for Agathos’ metrics and UX design.

Asa Tapley, MD

Hospital Medicine
Usha Periyanayagam, MD
Usha is an ER physician and health technologist who has worked in 10+ academic and community hospitals. Usha brings deep clinical, product, and analytics expertise. Usha completed her medical training, MS, and MPH at Northwestern and instructed at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Usha Periyanayagam, MD

Emergency Medicine
Jonathan Rogg, MD
Jonathan is an academic emergency physician and expert in hospital operations with several related publications. He is Vice Chair of Strategy and Operations at McGovern Medical School, part of UTHealth in Houston. Jonathan completed his emergency medicine residency at Massachusetts General Hospital, and Brigham & Women’s Hospital, and earned an MBA from Harvard.

Jonathan Rogg, MD

Emergency Medicine
Erin Gordon, MD
Erin is a pulmonary/critical care physician and educator at UCSF. She completed her medical training at USC and pulmonary/critical care fellowship at UCSF. She is an NIH funded physician-scientist and full-time faculty at UCSF. Erin attends in the ICU at the Parnassus Height Campus of UCSF and brings this critical care expertise to Agathos.

Erin Gordon, MD

Critical Care
Keegan Tupchong, MD
Keegan is an academic intensivist and emergency physician at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and the Memorial Hermann Health System. He completed his training at NYU and the University of Maryland. Keegan brings broad experience working in both academic and community hospitals, he is committed to improving evidence-based clinical practice, and he is the recipient of numerous faculty teaching awards.

Keegan Tupchong, MD

Critical Care
Rob Steele, MD
Rob is a pediatrician, hospital EVP, and Chief Strategy Officer and Innovation Officer, dedicated to accelerating high-quality, affordable care. Rob brings expertise in medical leadership, ACO and CIN development, and managed care contracting, serving as President of Mercy Springfield. Rob completed his medical training at Vanderbilt and MBA at UMass Amherst.

Rob Steele, MD

Hospital Administration
Abraham Flaxman, <span>PhD</span>
Abie is a data scientist, professor, and researcher in global health metrics. He is currently developing methods for measuring efficiency of health facilities, causes of death, and non-fatal health outcomes. Abie earned his PhD (Algorithms, Combinatorics & Optimization) from Carnegie Mellon.

Abraham Flaxman, PhD

Health Economics
Christine Sublett
Christine is an information security, privacy, and protection expert with 25+ years of experience in healthcare. Christine advises technology companies and hospitals, and recently served as the CISO for Stanford Children’s. Christine recently participated in the HHS Healthcare Cybersecurity Task Force.

Christine Sublett

Privacy & Security

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Our Values


Ownership

Ownership

We keep our promises, take responsibility, and stand by our outcomes.

Transparency

Transparency

We openly attest to mistakes and communally celebrate success.

Curiosity

Curiosity

We are lifelong learners and seekers who do creative work and admire that of others.

Community

Community

We leave our egos at the door, admit and forgive wrong, and are fiercely loyal.

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