Woebot Health Names Trina Histon Vice President of Clinical Product Strategy

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#capitalraiseWoebot Health today announced that it has appointed Trina Histon, PhD, as its Vice President of Clinical Product Strategy. In the newly-created position, Histon will accelerate Woebot’s capabilities to integrate into care pathways and advance the software transformation of psychiatry, behavioral health and primary care. Histon reports to Chief Product Officer Joe Gallagher, PhD.


Histon’s expertise in embedding and deploying digital health solutions in care delivery spans more than two decades. Before joining Woebot Health, Histon was a Senior Principal Consultant in Kaiser Permanente’s Care Management Institute (CMI). In that position, Histon helped shape the strategic direction, management and performance of wellness and prevention activities and also led efforts to build, test and scale a digital mental health ecosystem across all Kaiser Permanente markets.

Histon joined Kaiser Permanente in 1998 as a Care Management Consultant. Over the course of 20 years with the nonprofit healthcare plan, one of the nation’s largest, Histon focused on translating evidence-based medicine into care delivery and applying human-centered research and design methods to solving complex problems in healthcare. Before joining Kaiser Permanente, Histon was a Senior Project Manager for the Pacific Business Group on Health, managing research projects focused on improving patient satisfaction and quality of care.

“Trina is one of the few people in our industry who has consistently been at the forefront of digital behavioral health, and will bring unparalleled experience evaluating and implementing innovative solutions to our work,” said Gallagher. “We are fortunate that a person with such an impressive track record will now help shape our approach to making behavioral health an integral and easily integrated part of the care practice and experience.”

The author of dozens of scientific papers focused on prevention and wellness, including a recent case study in the New England Journal of Medicine’s Catalyst, Histon holds a doctorate degree in Health Psychology and a bachelor’s degree in Applied Psychology from University College Cork, Ireland.

“In my previous roles, I’ve assessed many digital behavioral health solutions. Woebot always stood out for its clinical focus and its ability to build trust and deliver the right tool for the moment, so that people can take that next step to feeling better,” said Histon. “I’m thrilled to join this talented team and to share the goal to reduce the burden of suffering for people who are living with anxiety and depression.”

About Woebot Health

Woebot Health is the mental health ally for people and businesses, with products that put personal growth in people’s hands, wherever they are. Our pipeline of prescription digital therapeutics and behavioral health products combine natural language processing, decades of clinically-proven techniques and a relational agent called Woebot, which together form the foundation for mental health solutions that engage at scale and fit right into people’s lives. For more information, visit woebothealth.com or follow Woebot on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

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