The kNew Team
We bring together a group of passionate experts who all want to change how people get healthy. With such an up
and down health landscape, we want to be the trusted voice who get you the care you deserve.
James Maskell has been creating levers for significant positive change in healthcare for over a decade. Following education in healthcare economics, James has played a part in building a number of successful businesses in this space.
Most notably, James co-created and hosts the “Functional Forum”, the world’s largest integrative medicine conference, with hundreds of thousands of viewers and over 400 physician meetups on six continents.
His book, and organization of the same name “The Evolution of Medicine” further propelled the mission of exponentially growing the pool of Functional Medicine practitioners. This was a critical first step towards kNew.
He has taught physician audiences across the world, and has been featured on TEDMED, TEDx and Huffington Post Live, and many other major news outlets. Learn more about James.
DR. JEFF GLADD
CMO – CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER
Dr. Jeffrey Gladd, MD graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine in 2001. In 2006, he lost 50 pounds, transforming both his personal and professional focus toward true “health” care. He is a 2009 graduate of the University of Arizona Integrative Medicine Fellowship. While in the fellowship, he served as the medical director of a hospital-based integrative practice in Fort Wayne, IN, and in 2010 spun-off and launched GladdMD Integrative Medicine, a direct pay consultative practice where he blends health-promoting care with high access technology.
He is a regular speaker on physician entrepreneurship, social media, and technology in healthcare. In 2008, he founded and launched PureHealthMD.com, a website housing professionally-authored health content. In 2010, he and his partners successfully sold the content to the Discovery Channel. In 2011, he created and launched the web’s first nutrient depletion calculator, Mytavin.com. He also currently runs GladdMD.com to promote his practice.
DIRECTOR OF COACHES
Tracy Harrison, MS is deeply passionate about transforming healthcare with the powerful combination of functional medicine and effective coaching. A scientist who left the high-tech corporate world in 2007, Tracy built a wildly successful functional medicine practice and in 2011 founded The School of Applied Functional Medicine™ (www.SchoolAFM.com). SAFM teaches the science and practical application of functional medicine to a rich variety of healthcare practitioners, and Tracy is a beloved educator and prized mentor in the field.
Tracy works with our medical team to ensure that kNew Health practitioners offer our members customized, targeted, effective guidance anchored in functional medicine to maximize their wellness. Every kNew Health member is unique with a one-of-a-kind history, unique needs, preferences, and concerns. Our team of health coaches is trained in functional medicine to give you the education, inspiration, and empowerment you need to find and sustain your greatest health.
Tracy holds three degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and continuing education at Bridgeport University and The Institute for Functional Medicine. She has a certification in health coaching from the Institute for Integration Nutrition.
COO – CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Drew Little is a successful founder of several tech companies, since 1999. He transformed how special effects were delivered on TV and Film through his software company Red Giant. He specializes in building scalable, profitable and effective businesses that support a great work environment and don’t lose track of their purpose.
As a father of two, health is a passion for his family. 10 years ago he went through his “conversion” and had an awakening to a natural based approach to health and optimal performance. His kids enjoy broccoli and can’t believe their friends eat Lunchables.
Co-founded Evolution of Medicine in 2014. He began his journey into the health and wellness field through his personal battles with cancer as a teenager. After 8 years as a holistic nutritionist and director of the premiere holistic cleansing center in New York City he partnered with James Maskell to focus on accelerating the medical evolution towards a more effective chronic disease management system.
OUR HEALTH COACHES
Our health coaches are deeply passionate about making a difference. They know there’s a better way and want to be on the front lines of transforming health care.
Our team is professional, high trained and compelled from deep within to go beyond the minimum. They feel drawn to a helping you find the life of “more.”