Meet the Canaries
Canary Peers is led by digital healthcare innovator, Katy Plant. Katy has been involved with digital therapeutic programs since the publishing of the original digital peer self-management research at Stanford in 2006. The whole Canary Peers team is made up of professionals from a variety of disciplines ranging from public health, engineering, film making, computer science, and communications. The team also includes a dedicated workforce of peer facilitators who are living with a chronic condition or who are caregivers themselves. Everyone at Canary Peers is dedicated to empowering individuals living with ongoing health conditions to have the health they need for the life they want.
Katy Plant, MPH, General Manager
Trained In Public Health. Worked in Digital Health for 20 years and with Canary Health since the early days. Lives and Works in San Francisco. Fun Facts: Loves spending time with her family, snowboarding, and traveling.
Jonah Kaufman, VP Client Success
Healthcare sales and client management executive with more than 15 years experience in health technology. Been part of Canary Health since the beginning. Lives in Los Angeles with his wife, 3 daughters, and 2 dogs.
Carrie Pittman, Lifecycle Marketing
Los Angeles Native. Background in Storytelling. Interest in Philosophy, Wellness and the Human Spirit. Fun Facts: Writes More than Reads. Night Owl and Decent Hula-Hooper.
Isabella Macias, Support and Operational Specialist
Trained in both technical and customer service. Based in Los Angeles. Fun Fact: I love to explore the outdoors as well as the city night life.
Raul Espinosa, Director of Engineering
Originally from and Located in Monterrey, Mexico. Fun Fact: Raul enjoys taking Macro Photography, learning French, and Reading.
Rodrigo Reyes, Senior Software Engineer
From Monterrey Mexico. Now working remotely since 2011. Fun Facts: Enjoys playing guitar, drawing, and creating indie videogames.
Candii Dana, Peer Facilitator Manager
A desert girl at heart, has been living in the Pacific Northwest since 1986. Loves the outdoors even with living where it gets 90-100 inches of rain a year. Knows way too much about artisan garlic. Enjoys spending time with family and friends. Fun Fact: Artisan Garlic is our main crop that we grow on our little farm.
Kathryn Ramos, Facilitator
Originally From Chicago, Illinois, and lives in Seattle since 1975. Has been involved in Chronic Disease Self-Management since 2006, another kind of self-defense, and loves enabling people to take control! Fun Fact: Has a black belt in Kenpo Karate and taught self-defense to women and children.
Shelley, Peer Facilitator
I enjoy facilitating workshops because I get to interact with people from all over the country and share common experiences. Fun Fact: I am a beagle mom of three year old twins.
Connie, Peer Facilitator
I began facilitating community workshops in MD, added online workshops, and have been active as a facilitator for nearly 15 years
Robin, Peer Facilitator
Facilitating workshops complements my 40-year professional role as healthcare provider. I am consistently moved and inspired by workshop participants who share empathy and wisdom during each workshop. Fun Fact: I am involved in animal rescue activities in my community.