Team

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Scientific Advisory Board
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Our team

We’re combining tech and healthcare expertise to bring effective care to people with OCD around the world

Stephen Smith

CEO, Founder

Stephen Smith

CEO, Founder

Stephen founded NOCD after feeling frustrated with a lack of treatment resources and support during his own OCD recovery. In his spare time, he enjoys running hill sprints, listening to audiobooks, and eating breakfast no matter the time of day.

Glen Tullman

Executive Chairman

Glen Tullman

Executive Chairman

A visionary leader and entrepreneur, Tullman previously ran Allscripts (NASDAQ: MDRX) that changed the way healthcare is delivered. He is the current CEO of Livongo Health, and a Forbes contributor.

Larry Trusky

Chief Technology Officer

Larry Trusky

Chief Technology Officer

Larry is a 25+ year veteran of healthcare information technology, responsible for technology and operations at NOCD. He’s passionate about bringing innovative solutions to market and being part of a mission driven culture. Go Badgers!

Jamie Feusner, MD

Chief Medical Officer

Jamie Feusner, MD

Chief Medical Officer

Professor of Psychiatry at UCLA and Director of the UCLA OCD Intensive Treatment Program since 2006, Dr. Feusner is an internationally recognized researcher and clinician for OCD and related disorders.


John E. Jurich

Senior Vice President, Sales

John E. Jurich

Senior Vice President, Sales

John has cross-functional sales experience in his 16-year healthcare career from selling transplant insurance, disease management, wellness, behavioral, mental and specialty health solutions to health plans, employer groups, and ACOs. He is on two non-profit boards—Mission Haiti and MN Alliance with Youth—and enjoys being with family and friends near some type of water.

Robert Garber

Board Member

Robert Garber

Board Member

Robert is a Partner at 7wire Ventures. He has over 25 years of experience in early-stage healthcare and technology companies and has co-managed three venture funds with $200+ AUM. Before joining 7wire Ventures, he served as Managing Director of Stratus Ventures and KB Partners where he led investments in early-stage healthcare and technology companies.

Ari Cohen

Vice President, Strategic Partnerships

Ari Cohen

Vice President, Strategic Partnerships

Ari joins us after stints in the US and Israeli governments in a variety of life science capacities, and is excited to expand our strategic partnerships within the corporate world. Outside of work, he enjoys biking, eating, travel, and art.

Stephanie Lonsway, PhD

Clinical Director

Stephanie Lonsway, PhD

Clinical Director

Stephanie is a licensed clinical psychologist with specialized training and extensive experience in treating OCD and related disorders. She uses exposure and response prevention (ERP), cognitive-behavioral therapies, acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), and mindfulness-based therapies.

Ted Faneuff, LMSW

NOCD Pro

Ted Faneuff, LMSW

NOCD Pro

Ted is a licensed clinical social worker with over 9 years of experience with anxiety disorders and chronic illness. He has advanced training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and training in ERP. He is also a Board Certified Telemental Health Provide and worked in private practice before joining NOCD.

Molly Chao

Director of Product Design

Molly Chao

Director of Product Design

Molly’s work at NOCD spans strategy, experience design, and branding. She is passionate about making meaningful experiences that solve real problems and bring enjoyment to users. Before NOCD, Molly worked as a design lead at Grubhub and Walgreens. When not at work, you can find her exploring nature, painting, or petting her cat Fattie.

Anil Vaitla

Clinical Member Lead

Anil Vaitla

Clinical Member Lead

Anil works with members directly to understand the services that NOCD offers and what is best for their needs. Before NOCD, he spent the greater part of his career in operations work at Hulu. He likes to spend his evenings with family. Hi Mom!

Ilyas Patanam

Software Engineer

Ilyas Patanam

Software Engineer

Ilyas wants to make it easier for people to get evidence-based care, and is revamping NOCD’s iOS app. Previously, he was a data scientist at Neural Analytics and researched statistical genetics at Duke University. He enjoys trying to remember the names of songs that are stuck in his head.

Chris Lam

Software Engineer

Chris Lam

Software Engineer

Chris joined NOCD as a full-stack engineer after working at a proprietary trading firm since his graduation from the University of Illinois. He’s excited about developing software and gleaning insights from data to improve people’s lives.

Ray Li

Software Engineer

Ray Li

Software Engineer

Ray's expertise is in Android development. He has published 7 apps and is an avid contributor to the Android community. In his spare time, he enjoys making apps, running, and staying hydrated.

Megan Rogers-Reilley

Operations Coordinator

Megan Rogers-Reilley

Operations Coordinator

Megan manages operations and company culture. She also lends her social media and branding expertise to our marketing team, assists the sales team, and moderates our in-app community. On weekends she enjoys attending events for her blog, Bowtiful Life, and exploring the newest Chicago hot spots.

Phoebe Kranefuss

Client Success Manager

Phoebe Kranefuss

Client Success Manager

Phoebe works closely with our partners to help them bring new treatment options and research opportunities to the NOCD community. She's also responsible for our email marketing. Phoebe is from the San Francisco Bay Area and loves rock climbing, reading, and dogs.

Patrick Carey

Content Strategist

Patrick Carey

Content Strategist

Patrick joined our team to help people get better information about mental health. He writes content for our blog, app, website, and partners. He drinks too much coffee and likes to spend time with his dog.

Scientific Advisory Board

They’re world-renowned experts, using decades of experience to help us conduct research and move OCD science forward

Jamie Feusner, MD

Chief Medical Officer

Jamie Feusner, MD

Chief Medical Officer

Professor of Psychiatry at UCLA and Director of the UCLA OCD Intensive Treatment Program since 2006, Dr. Feusner is an internationally recognized researcher and clinician for OCD and related disorders.


Edna Foa, PhD

Scientific Advisor

Edna Foa, PhD

Scientific Advisor

Dr. Foa is Professor of Clinical Psychology in Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania and Director of the Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety. She has won numerous awards for researching OCD and PTSD and developing highly effective treatment methods for both.

Michael Jenike, MD

Scientific Advisor

Michael Jenike, MD

Scientific Advisor

Dr. Jenike founded the Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Institute at McLean Hospital and the Obsessive Compulsive Disorders Clinic and Research Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and has published over 200 articles.

Alex Leow, MD, PhD

Scientific Advisor

Alex Leow, MD, PhD

Scientific Advisor

Dr. Leow is Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Bioengineering at the University of Illinois College of Medicine, and an Attending Physician at the University of Illinois Hospital. She is a renowned computational neuroimaging researcher.

Patrick McGrath, PhD

Scientific Advisor

Patrick McGrath, PhD

Scientific Advisor

Dr. McGrath is Assistant Vice President of Residential Services for AMITA Health and Director of the Foglia Family Foundation Residential Treatment Center and the Alexian Brothers Center for Anxiety and OCD. He is President of OCD Midwest, President of Anxiety Centers of Illinois, Scientific Advisor at IOCDF, and author of The OCD Answer Book.

Chris Pittenger, MD, PhD

Scientific Advisor

Chris Pittenger, MD, PhD

Scientific Advisor

As a tenured faculty member at Yale School of Medicine and director of the Yale OCD Researcher Clinic, Dr. Pittenger has received numerous awards for his research on OCD and related disorders. He is also Co-Director of the Neuroscience Research Training Program at Yale.

Barbara Van Noppen, PhD

Scientific Advisor

Barbara Van Noppen, PhD

Scientific Advisor

Dr. Van Noppen is Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Assistant Chair of Education, and Co-Director of the OCD Treatment and Research Program at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California. She is internationally known for developing Multifamily Behavioral Treatment (MFBT).

Clinical Advisors

They’re experienced OCD clinicians helping us digitize and improve on evidence-based treatment protocols

Stephanie Lonsway, PhD

Clinical Director

Stephanie Lonsway, PhD

Clinical Director

Stephanie is a licensed clinical psychologist with specialized training and extensive experience in treating OCD and related disorders. She uses exposure and response prevention (ERP), cognitive-behavioral therapies, acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), and mindfulness-based therapies.

Ted Faneuff, LMSW

NOCD Pro

Ted Faneuff, LMSW

NOCD Pro

Ted is a licensed clinical social worker with over 9 years of experience with anxiety disorders and chronic illness. He has advanced training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and training in ERP. He is also a Board Certified Telemental Health Provide and worked in private practice before joining NOCD.

Jenny Yip, PsyD

Clinical Advisor

Jenny Yip, PsyD

Clinical Advisor

Dr. Yip is a clinical psychologist, author, speaker and nationally recognized OCD and anxiety expert. She is also Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry in the Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Residency Program at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California.

Kevin Chapman, PhD

Clinical Advisor

Kevin Chapman, PhD

Clinical Advisor

Dr. Chapman is a licensed psychologist with a private practice is Louisville and specializes in OCD, panic disorder, social anxiety, among other conditions. He serves on the Scientific and Clinical Advisory Board for the International OCD Foundation (IOCDF).

Taylor Newendorp, MA, LCPC

Clinical Advisor

Taylor Newendorp, MA, LCPC

Clinical Advisor

Taylor is President and Founder of Chicago Counseling Center and focuses on providing individualized help to people with OCD, anxiety and panic disorders, and specific phobias. He combines a variety of therapeutic practices like CBT and ERP with mindfulness techniques. Taylor is a member of OCD Midwest.