We are deeply experienced and committed to improving the health of pregnant women and newborns

Meet the team

Avi Patil, MD

Founder/CEO

Practicing clinician who is Board Certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, and Clinical Pharmacology. History of collaboration with startups and established companies, diagnostic and pharmaceuticals, to develop research critical to the commercialization of new products.

Chetan Patil

Chief Operating Officer

Attorney with healthcare & securities experience; previously advised Cleveland Clinic and MetroHealth on legal and regulatory matters while in private practice.

Chad Grotegut, MD, MBA

Chief Medical Officer

Division director of Maternal-Fetal Medicine at Wake Forest. Research focus is preterm birth, normal and abnormal labor, and medical complications of pregnancy. Published 80+ peer-reviewed articles.

Rick Proctor

Chief Strategy Officer

Formerly CEO of Glenveigh Medical (obstetric medical device company); previously a marketing executive at GlaxoSmithKline. Rick served on the Board of Directors for the Preeclampsia Foundation for 3 terms.

Medical Advisors

Haywood Brown, MD

Hugh Miller, MD

Dirk van den Boom, PhD

Technical Advisors


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Join the team

We are looking for mission-driven individuals to join our team in a variety of roles. Contact Us below to start a conversation!