Ginger Care is the leading system for effective, high-quality behavioral healthcare—delivered right through your phone.
We believe access should be immediate, so it is.
Everyone deserves access to care when they need it. Ginger Care provides people with immediate access to emotional support by connecting them to a behavioral health coach within seconds.
We provide team-based support to members.
Within the Ginger Care system, our behavioral health coaches work collaboratively with therapists and psychiatrists to ensure that members are receiving the most effective care possible.
We provide quality care at scale.
We continuously analyze data generated through chat messages, coaches, and clinicians. This provides the Ginger Care team with insights on what each member needs and automates workflows that help them to focus on what matters most—supporting our members.
Karan co-founded Ginger.io and currently leads its clinical operations and strategy. He has over 13 years of experience in healthcare from management consulting for biopharma to data analytics, having worked at leading health care firms including ZS Associates and Humedica. A leader in the digital health community, Karan is a frequent speaker on the topics of entrepreneurship, health innovation and new models of care. He has served as a scholar at the Aspen Institute, delivered keynotes at Public Health Institute (PHI) and the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and recognized as a rising star in Healthcare by LinkedIn's Next Wave. Karan holds his MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Sloan, attended the Harvard Medical School / MIT Health, Science & Technology (HST) program, and received his BA and BS in Economics and Business Administration from UC Berkeley.
Dr. Udall has over two decades of experience providing direct care to individuals and groups in a variety of settings, including residential treatment centers, intensive outpatient programs, private practice, and university counseling centers. Prior to Ginger, Dana was the Director of Clinical Specialty Services at the University of Colorado, where she oversaw the Alcohol and Other Drug, Behavioral Health, Eating Disorder Services, Transgender Care, and Assessment programs. She is a licensed Psychologist with a PhD from the University of Southern California and Pre- and Post-Doctoral training from the University of Pennsylvania. In addition to her extensive experience supervising multidisciplinary treatment teams, she has worked across settings to ensure clinical excellence, improve access to care and increase efficiency in service delivery models. Dr. Udall has also spent much of her career training others, including parents, educators, employee groups, and mental health professionals, and writing about a range of mental health topics for publications like Scripps Magazine, Eating Disorders Recovery Today, The Journal of Homosexuality and Psych Central, where she was a regular blogger. She’s also shared her expertise with news outlets like Self Magazine and Time.com. She was most recently the National Medical Director at Ginger before assuming the role of Chief Clinical Officer.
Heather is highly experienced in the process of health behavior change. Heather loves helping others identify and refine their own unique health goals, that will enable them to lead more healthy, balanced lives. Since becoming a coach, she has supported countless individuals to take a mindful approach to leading more healthy, balanced lives.
As a leader in our nationwide medical practice, Dr. Hunt provides clinical oversight to ensure high quality care delivery and adherence to clinical protocols. As a board-certified psychiatrist, Dr. Hunt takes a structured and evidence-based approach to medication management and psychotherapy. He has a Master of Science (MS) focused in Health and Health Care Research from University of Michigan and received his medical degree and general psychiatric training from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). Dr. Hunt believes that psychiatry is the medical discipline that allows the most meaningful physician-patient interaction - and that telepsychiatry is a great way to do this.