Building a social-impact company focused on maternal and child health requires an interdisciplinary and cross-cultural approach. For that reason, the LiquidGoldConcept team has expertise across nutrition, public health, medicine, health education & behavior, social work, engineering, user-experience, web & app development, business, finance, digital marketing, and statistics. For more about our team’s story, explore our history.
The LiquidGoldConcept Team
Anna Sadovnikova, IBCLC, MPH, MAChief Executive Officer Anna
is a mammary gland biology and breastfeeding medicine trainee in the MD/PhD program at UC Davis. She received a MPH (Human Nutrition) and a MA (Russian/Eastern European studies) from UMichigan, where she studied international human donor milk banking policies and practices. She did her undergraduate work at UC Berkeley.
Jeff Plott, PhDChief Technical Officer Jeff
is a postdoctoral scholar in mechanical engineering at the University of Michigan. He is the lead designer for several joint medical device projects with the University of Michigan Hospital. He is also the chairman and CTO of Flipsi. He received his M.S.E. and B.S.E. from UMichigan.
Sam Chuisano, MPHDirector of Sales and Operations Sam
received her MPH in Nutrition with a focus on maternal and child nutrition from the University of Michigan. While working on her Bachelor’s degree at Johns Hopkins University, Sam focused on healthcare and wellness solutions for under- and un-insured populations in Baltimore.
Advisors and Mentors
Lisa Hammer, MD, IBCLC, FABM Breastfeeding and Pediatrics Lisa Hammer, MD, IBCLC, FABM
is a board-certified pediatrician and lactation consultant. Dr. Hammer combines her years of experience in pediatrics, lactation and postpartum support to provide comprehensive breastfeeding consultations, addressing the needs of both mothers and babies.
Jeanne Taylor, PhDFinance Jeanne Taylor, PhD
is the Principal at Torrey Pines Management Services. Jeanne’s specialty is creating business models and pricing strategies that foster sustainable and consistent growth while positioning companies for an optimal exit. Her strengths in building financial and organizational structures that support entrepreneurial management teams are well suited to the start-up spirit and operating structures. Torrey Pines Management Services specializes in delivering complete financial management solutions to emerging companies to help them create consistent and sustainable growth.
Suzanne Campbell, PhD, RN, IBCLCLactation Simulation Research Suzanne Campbell, PhD, RN, IBCLC
is an internationally-renowned medical simulation researcher and lactation expert. She has expertise in innovative curriculum development in virtual reality, simulation, and interprofessional education. She is passionate about empowering health professionals and mothers through breastfeeding and women’s health education.
Leith Greenslade, MPA, MBASocial Impact Leith Greenslade, MPA, MBA
is the founder of Just Actions. She served as Vice Chair of MDG Health Alliance for United Nations Every Woman, Every Child. She received her BA from University of Queensland, MPA from Harvard, and MBA from Chinese University Hong Kong.
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