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Health Advisory

Consulting, trend-tracking and assessment
Honorable Eric Hargan
JD

Honorable Eric Hargan

Honorable, Eric D. Hargan, JD, is the Senior Health Advisor for Bloom Health Partners. He was a Former Deputy Secretary of the United States Department of Health and Human Services. As Deputy Secretary of HHS, the largest department in the federal government, he oversaw the development and approval of all HHS, CMS, and FDA regulations and significant guidances as well as the department’s day-to-day operations and management, and he led policy and strategy development.

Eric served on the board of Operation Warp Speed, where he signed the first document that enabled the start of Operation Warp Speed. This was a public–private partnership initiated by the U.S. government to facilitate and accelerate the development, manufacturing, and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, therapeutics, and diagnostics.

He also was a Board Member at University Hospitals and Alio Medical, and is a Fellow at the Health Evolution Forum.

Mehmood Khan
M.D.

Mehmood Khan

Mehmood Khan, M.D. is a Senior Health Advisor at Bloom Health Partners and Chief Executive Officer and Board Member of Life Biosciences Inc.  In his role as CEO, Dr. Khan provides strategic direction and operational oversight across Life Biosciences and its six daughter companies. His vision of a more efficient and effective drug development pathway will drive innovation in the science and technology Life Biosciences advances. By leveraging his diverse experience in pharmaceutical, clinical, and consumer industries, Dr. Khan is the ideal leader for Life Biosciences through its evolution and emergence as a global leader in longevity research and product development.  Dr. Khan previously served as Chief Scientific Officer and Vice Chairman at PepsiCo, a Fortune 50 company. Prior to joining PepsiCo, Dr. Khan served as President of Takeda Pharmaceuticals, leading the global efforts of one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world by revenue.

Before moving into industry, Dr. Khan had a distinguished medical career as a faculty member in endocrinology at the Mayo Clinic and Mayo Medical School where he served as Director of the Diabetes, Endocrine and Nutritional Trials Unit.  He also is a Chairman U.S. Council on Competitiveness, a V-Cat Board Member,  NIST, and Chairman at Life Biosciences.

Board of Directors

Abbas Khan
Managing Partner

Abbas Khan

Cole Lysaught
Managing Partner

Cole Lysaught

Mr Lysaught has a successful track record in building value as a leader and investor in numerous companies.  He is the Co-Founder and currently serves as Managing Partner of Bloom Health Partners and Managing Partner of CPL Investments, an investment management firm. Mr Lysaught was previously a Partner at Ahkeo Ventures, an early stage Venture Capital Firm.  Since 2011 he has facilitated over $1 billion USD in transactions across a wide range of industries, including: energy, banking, hospitality and tourism. Mr Lysaught began his career at TPG Capital (Texas Pacific Group) and Jones Trading, where he worked in the financial reporting group and equity trading division, respectively, and has held Series 7, 63 & 55 designations. Mr Lysaught served a US Delegate to the G 20 Entrepreneurial Summits in Toronto and Mexico City and he serves on the Dallas Alumni Board of Directors at Texas Christian University. Mr Lysaught graduated cum laude from Texas Christian University with a B.B.A in Finance and Entrepreneurial Management

Mike Medina
M.H.A., COO

Mike Medina

Mike Medina, M.P.A., M.H.A., serves as Chief Operations Officer at Bloom Health Partners. He works as Associate Vice President of Ancillary Services at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. He previously served as Commander U.S. Navy Retired in the Medical Service Corps, and was a part of the Johns Hopkins International Relations.

Executive Leadership

Planning, logistics and legal
Leah Shaffer
Ph.D – Director of Science

Leah Shaffer

Leah Shaffer, Ph.D. is the Director of Science for Bloom Health Partners. Leah has a Ph. D. in analytical chemistry from the University of Idaho where she specialized in analytical instrumentation and testing methodology. As Scientific Director, she designs customized analytical platforms for workforce wellness programs.

Lydia Speck
Director of National Accounts

Lydia Speck

Mahmood Haque, Esq
Regulatory Counsel

Mahmood Haque, Esq

Scott Warren
Procurement Specialist

Scott Warren

Working at Bloom Health Partners has been such a great experience because of the incredible knowledge of the entire team. Being able to help the world out in such a scary time, it is just such a fulfilling job. This company goes above and beyond to ensure the safety of the public, with such expertise in an ever changing environment. I couldn't be more proud of the company I work for and the team that I am surrounded by.

Sima Sobhiyeh
Ph.D, Director of Data & Information

Sima Sobhiyeh

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