Selected 2018

Lisa McLaughlin

  • Current company Workit Health
  • Industry HealthTech

Lisa McLaughlin is a social entrepreneur and the Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Workit Health, a telehealth addiction care company creating a home-based rehab program for drinking and drug use backed by the National Science Foundation. She is the recipient of the TechWeek Detroit Technology Woman of the Year award for 2017. Lisa serves as a Desai Accelerator Mentor for early stage technology companies and as an advisor to a number of biotech startups.

Lisa has held leadership positions at some of world’s most respected digital health and learning companies. She developed one of the first social sector technology service models in the health informatics space and has facilitated a wide range of learning innovation labs for foundations (Gates Foundation, Hewlett Foundation) and universities. She has extensive training and experience in addiction research, crisis referral, alcohol and drug treatment aftercare, and wilderness therapy. Lisa was previously an Innovation Fellow at the University of Michigan School of Information building social impact programs at the intersection of information science and social innovation (MSI/MSW). She is a licensed therapist with graduate degrees in Information Science and Social Work from the University of Michigan.

About Workit Health

Workit Health is an online addiction care telemedicine program that provides home-based detox and rehab services. Workit Health guides individuals from high-risk substance use to a healthy thriving lifestyle through a 90-day program of weekly interactive lessons, tailored content and personalized interactions with coaches and clinicians. We also provide medically assisted treatment for drug and alcohol abuse recovery support.

Work with Lisa

Learn more about career opportunities at Workit Health on the company’s career page.

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