Meet the Team 2018-03-07T16:59:36+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 2016, 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 17 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 country. Rachel completed her Master’s Degree and dietetic internship at Teacher’s College Columbia University. She has worked with a wide variety of surgical, endoscopic weight loss, belly balloon, and medically managed weight loss patients.

Pooja Singh
Sr. Director of Marketing

Pooja is the Sr. Director of Marketing, leading the creative marketing strategies across all channels. With a degree in both marketing and engineering, Pooja has extensive experience in creating engaging products, and creatively tapping them into a target niche. Her background comes in working with high-profile brands including Johnson & Johnson, Toys”R”Us, Ann Taylor and Loft.

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.