LetsGetChecked Names Avni Santani, PhD, FACMG, Chief Genomics Officer Following Acquisition of Veritas Genetics

Dr. Santani holds over 20 years of experience in the diagnostics and healthcare industry sectors

Dr. Avni Santani, Chief Genomics Officer (Photo: Business Wire)

NEW YORK--()--LetsGetChecked, a global healthcare solutions company, announced today the appointment of Avni Santani, PhD, FACMG, to Chief Genomics Officer. She joins the team from Veritas Genetics, a pioneering genomics company that was acquired by LetsGetChecked in 2022. In this role, Dr. Santani will be responsible for the strategy, direction, and execution of LetsGetChecked’s genomics initiatives to enhance personalized healthcare.

“Dr. Santani’s unique mix of clinical research and business expertise will be pivotal in commercializing our genomics offering as we leverage genetics to support a full lifecycle of personalized healthcare from home,” said Peter Foley, Founder and CEO at LetsGetChecked. “Dr. Santani’s multidisciplinary expertise in genomic medicine coupled with her innovative approach to personalized care aligns with our commitment to providing comprehensive and accessible health solutions.”

Prior to LetsGetChecked, Dr. Santani was the Chief Medical Officer at Veritas Genetics where she was responsible for the company’s clinical development plans and medical affairs. Her expertise lies in developing a compelling product portfolio by leveraging the power of sequencing, informatics, and AI for rapid and effective disease diagnosis. Previously, Dr. Santani served as the Director of Clinical Laboratories and Strategic Initiatives at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and was an Associate Professor of Pathology at the University of Pennsylvania. With over 17 years of experience at the forefront of clinical genomics, Dr. Santani is actively involved with the College of American Pathologists and the Association for Molecular Pathology, among other organizations. Dr. Santani holds a Ph.D. in Genetics from Texas A&M University and is board-certified in clinical laboratory genetics and genomics by the American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ABMGG).

“I am delighted to be continuing my work in genetics with LetsGetChecked,” said Dr. Avni Santani, Chief Genomics Officer at LetsGetChecked. "I firmly believe that genomics has the potential to revolutionize healthcare by enabling tailored treatment plans and proactive disease prevention. I am excited to collaborate with the talented team at LetsGetChecked to harness the power of genomics and empower individuals with actionable insights to help them make informed decisions about their health."

This leadership announcement comes as LetsGetChecked continues to deliver on its mission to empower people to live longer, happier lives by providing the tools to manage health from home through direct access to testing, virtual consultations, genetic sequencing, and medication delivery for a wide range of health and wellness conditions.

The company, founded in 2015, has delivered more than 10 million tests and served more than 300 corporate customers, including Fortune 500 companies, health plans, providers, and the public sector.

To learn more about LetsGetChecked, please visit www.LetsGetChecked.com.

About LetsGetChecked

LetsGetChecked is a global healthcare solutions company that provides the tools to manage health from home through direct access to testing, virtual care, and medication delivery for a wide range of health and wellness conditions. LetsGetChecked’s end-to-end model includes manufacturing, logistics, lab analysis, clinician support, and prescription fulfillment. Founded in 2015, the company empowers people with accessible health information and care to live longer, happier lives.

LetsGetChecked is available nationwide in the United States, the United Kingdom, and most EU countries. It is co-headquartered in Dublin and New York.


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