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We believe that with the right treatment and support it’s not just possible to overcome OUD, but to build a future you deserve
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Executive Leadership Team

Ankit Gupta

Ankit Gupta

Founder and CEO
Ankit Gupta
Brian Clear, MD, FASAM

Brian Clear, MD, FASAM

Chief Medical Officer
Brian Clear, MD, FASAM
LuAnn Aakhus

LuAnn Aakhus

Chief Operating Officer
LuAnn Aakhus
Chris Turitzin

Chris Turitzin

Chief Growth Officer
Chris Turitzin
Chris Norris

Chris Norris

Chief Technology Officer
Chris Norris
Justin Guadagno

Justin Guadagno

Chief Commercialization Officer
Justin Guadagno
Liza Hoffman

Liza Hoffman

Head of UX Research
Liza Hoffman
Sarah Howroyd MSW, LCSW

Sarah Howroyd MSW, LCSW

Director of Behavioral Health
Sarah Howroyd MSW, LCSW
Samantha Young

Samantha Young

VP of Finance
Samantha Young
Loni Sabo

Loni Sabo

VP of Talent and Culture
Loni Sabo
Melissa Roberts

Melissa Roberts

VP of Payor Relations
Melissa Roberts
David Shih

David Shih

VP of Clinical Support Services
David Shih
Nate Purpura

Nate Purpura

VP of Marketing
Nate Purpura

Advisors

Russ Phillips, MD

Russ Phillips, MD

Primary Care

Russell S. Phillips is Director of the Center for Primary Care and the William Applebaum Professor of Medicine and Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He is a general internist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, where he provides primary care in Healthcare Associates, a large teaching practice. He has been a leader in innovation in practice and payment in primary care, implementing new care models for patients with chronic illness and, using micro-simulation, testing the impact of global payment on value. He has served on a Massachusetts Health Quality Partners Advisory Group on the future of primary care. In Massachusetts, he is advocating for access to primary care, global payment for primary care, and financial support for small, independent practices threatened by the financial strain imposed by COVID-19. He is a leader in oral health integration into primary care and served on a Patient-Centered Collaborative Advisory Committee on Oral Health Integration and is Co-Principal Investigator on a related HRSA-funded Academic Unit. Dr. Phillips has expertise in the evaluation of innovations in care, systems improvement, patient safety, and quality of care and is a member of the Center's care integration study team. Previously, he served as the Chief of the Division of General Medicine and Primary Care at BIDMC.

Russ Phillips, MD
Russ Phillips, MD
Kelly Clark, MD, MBA, DFASAM

Kelly Clark, MD, MBA, DFASAM

Chief Clinical Advisor

Kelly J. Clark, MD, MBA, DFAPA, DFASAM, has focused her career on issues of addictive disease, evidence-informed behavioral healthcare, and payment reform. She works broadly to engage stakeholders in transforming addiction care to evidence-based, cost-effective practice. She serves as Immediate Past President of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM), on the Steering Committee of the National Academy of Medicine’s Action Collaborative on the US Opioid Epidemic, and on the Milken Institute Center for Public Health Advisory Group.

Kelly has experience in early and late-stage companies; negotiating performance based and bundled payments as both a provider and a payer; and in building and refining the quality and policy documents upon which current addiction practice is based. Having been Chief Medical Officer for two multi-state medical groups delivering addiction treatment, Kelly provides clinical, payment, and policy insights to the Bicycle Health team.

Board Certification

American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry (Psychiatry)
American Board of Preventive Medicine (Addiction Medicine)



Kelly Clark, MD, MBA, DFASAM
Kelly Clark, MD, MBA, DFASAM

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