MADISON, Wis., January 9, 2023 — (BUSINESS WIRE)–DotCom Therapy (DCT), a leader in pediatric therapy and support, today announced the appointment of Omar Dawood, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A. as Chief Executive Officer and board member.
Dawood comes to DCT with a passionate outlook for high quality care and unique perspectives as a teenage stage IV cancer survivor, healthcare provider, and digital health pioneer. His past experiences as the Head of Commercial strategy and President of BetterUp Care at BetterUp, Chief Medical Officer and Head of Sales for Calm, and Chief Medical Officer of Ginger and President of Ginger Medical Corporation (now Headspace Health), offer valuable insights and leadership that will help further shape the future of DCT as it sets new standards for care and access to high quality therapy for children and adolescents.
“DotCom Therapy was founded on the guiding mission to create opportunities for children and adolescents to receive the highest quality personalized care. I’m excited to be partnering with Omar on this next step of our journey as we expand our offerings, specifically our mental health services, and deepen our reach to more schools, employers and the healthcare sector,” said Rachel Mack Robinson, Founder and President of DCT.
Dawood’s deep background in empowering and enabling clinicians through the use of machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) will be critical in creating new efficiencies and opportunities for DCT to accelerate learnings across various patient groups and to create a more personalized experience that provides insights to parents and other key stakeholders to tie care delivery to tangible outcomes.
Dawood’s leadership and experience driving innovation will build on the company’s strong foundation and expedite its growth, leading it down a path to achieving its future vision for broadening access to high-quality pediatric therapy.
“Innovation in how we support the growth and development of our children and teenagers has never been more in focus. I am humbled by the opportunity to build upon the amazing work DCT has done in supporting children across over 170 school districts and to expand this level of support to a broader range of mental health resources and outcome driven care that can fill critical needs for schools, employers, health plans and provider groups,” said Dawood.
On top of Dawood’s vast experience in digital behavioral health, he also boasts an impressive educational journey. He holds a BA in chemistry from the University of Pennsylvania, an MPH with a concentration in cancer epidemiology from Yale University, an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and an MD from the Georgetown University School of Medicine.
To learn more about DCT, please visit: www.dotcomtherapy.com
About DotCom Therapy
DotCom Therapy (DCT) is a leader in personalized pediatric therapy and support. DCT offers quality video-based therapy and individualized care services for pediatric patients and their caregivers, designed to meet the needs of all ages, stages, and areas of development. DCT’s team consists of skilled therapists who are trained in a variety of therapeutic modalities to treat developmental delays, difficulties associated with traumatic events, autism spectrum disorder, anxiety, depression, and more. DCT’s Care Team enables families to create a safe space for children and teens to explore their emotions and build necessary skills for the future. For more information, follow DotCom Therapy on Twitter (@DotComTherapy) or LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/dotcom-therapy), or visit www.DotComTherapy.com.
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