Meet the Team 2018-04-26T19:00:38+00:00

We’re disrupting the wellness and healthcare industry by innovating new ways for our clients to access live, digital support – anywhere, at any time. Come get to know us!

Jillian Bridgette Cohen
CEO & Co-founder

Jillian is the CEO & Co-founder of Virtual Health Partners, Inc. In May 2015, Jillian launched VHP with the goal of creating an ecosphere of wellness support available anywhere and anytime. With over 15 years of experience in the medical industry, Jillian was responsible for the multi-million-dollar growth of three start-up companies, with a strong focus in the non-invasive weight loss space. Starting her career at Johnson & Johnson, then moving to Novare, ElectroCore and Apollo, Jillian specialized in development, implementation, growth, and marketing for new medical procedures. Jillian received her Bachelor of Science from Rutgers University Business School and believes the key to success is having a great team.

Shelly Russell
VP of Global Sales & Business Development

Shelly is the VP of Global Sales & Business Development and has over 19 years of experience in the healthcare industry, ranging from medical device sales and leadership to contract management with GPO’s and sales training. She has worked for three fortune 500 companies such as Nestle, Johnson & Johnson, and Allergan. For the past four years, Shelly has focused her passion for sales training and has worked for two start-up companies building their sales force and driving revenue.

Rachel Daniels
Sr. Director of Nutrition

Rachel is the Sr. Director of Nutrition, leading the development of clinical and educational nutrition content. She also manages the VHP team of nutrition specialists across the world. Rachel completed her Master’s Degree and dietetic internship at Teacher’s College Columbia University. She has worked with a wide variety of chronic disease, surgical, non-invasive weight loss procedure, medically managed weight loss, fertility/prenatal/postpartum, wellness, and fitness-focused clients.

Dr. Debbie Kennedy
Director of Lifestyle Modification

Dr. Debbie is the Director of Lifestyle Modification, leading the development of lifestyle support, which includes mindfulness, exercise, and other modalities that support an individual’s desire to change. She manages a team of mental health practitioners, health coaches and trainers across the country. Dr. Debbie has a PhD in Nutrition and a Masters in Exercise Physiology and Nutrition from Tufts University. She is an author, inventor, professor, and has been a leader in the field of wellness for over two decades.