On a mission to smash 

the menopause taboo. 

Two million women enter menopause every year in the US. A majority face the transition unprepared, unsupported and under-cared for, just when they need it most.

 

At Elektra Health, we believe women deserve better. We're building a new standard of care rooted in evidence, technology, and integrative wellness. 

Our team includes board-certified physicians, best-in-class technologists, and advisors from the nation's leading medical institutions and consumer brands. Together, we're building a movement to change the status quo. 

OUR STORY

Elektra Health was founded in January 2019 by Alessandra Henderson and Jannine Versi. Our origin story lies in a personal health journey that revealed how difficult it is to find reliable, accessible, and evidence-based resources to better understand and manage hormonal health.

Our mission is to ensure that every woman has the medical expertise and care, resources, and support necessary to live well throughout the menopause transition, and beyond.

As a female-founded, female-first team, we're committed to elevating women and giving a platform for their stories

We're excited to partner with you on your next 40 years. 
 

SELECT EXPERTS & ADVISORS

Anna Barbieri 

MD FACOG

Dr. Barbieri completed her undergraduate studies at Colgate University, obtained her medical degree from SUNY Syracuse and completed residency training in obstetrics and gynecology at Mount Sinai Medical Center, where she currently serves as an Assistant Clinical Professor. Dr. Barbieri is a Fellow at the Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine, University of Arizona, and a Certified Practitioner at the North American Menopause Society. She specializes in hormonal health and the menopausal transition.

Lila Nachtigall

 MD

Dr. Nachtigall is one of the world’s leading reproductive endocrinologists, widely recognized for her expertise in menopause and female hormones. Dr. Nachtigall is a professor of obstetrics and gynecology at NYU Medical School, where she also completed her training. Dr. Nachtigall has pioneered medical research on hormone therapy, estrogen and menopause, authoring over 500 journal articles and 3 books. She also served as past President of the North American Menopause Society. 

Christina Jenkins

 MD

Dr. Jenkins brings over 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry, with proven expertise in care delivery redesign and change management. Previously, she served as the founding CEO of OneCity Health Services, a subsidiary of NYC Health + Hospitals (NYC H+H), the nation’s largest public hospital system. Dr. Jenkins earned her MD from Northwestern University and her BS in Industrial Management from Purdue University. She completed internal medicine residency training and was a Clinical Instructor at Mount Sinai Medical Center.

Chitra Akileswaran

MD, MBA

Dr. Akileswaran is a physician and entrepreneur.  She is the co-founder of Cleo, a venture-backed digital health platform that supports working parents to grow their families and their careers. Dr. Akileswaran is also a Board Certified Obstetrician/Gynecologist practicing in Oakland, California and holds a Lecturer appointment at Harvard Medical School. She received her undergraduate degree from Brown University, an MD from Harvard Medical School, and an MBA from Harvard Business School.  

Alison Moore

Content, Brand & Strategy

Alison is an executive with extensive media, technology, & consumer experience. Alison currently serves as CEO of Comic Relief. Previously, Moore was Chief Business Officer, Beauty Collection at Condé Nast, overseeing brand strategy, monetization, and operations for women-focused publication, such as Glamour and Allure. Moore has held a variety of senior positions in the tech (Soundcloud) and media (NBC Universal, HBO) space. 

Tessa Gould

Content, Brand & Strategy

Tessa is a mission-driven wellness enthusiast who helps businesses grow, scale and succeed. Tessa currently serves as Head of Revenue & Growth at Soul Cycle. She has over a decade of strategy, operations and monetization leadership experience at mindbodygreen, Buzzfeed, The Huffington Post, and Verizon Media Group. Outside of work, she likes to spend time with her two children and adopted Yorkie-Pom dog, travel the world, practice yoga, and concoct green smoothies.

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"So many women I’ve talked to see menopause as an ending. But I’ve discovered this is your moment to reinvent yourself after years of focusing on the needs of everyone else. It’s your opportunity to get clear about what matters to you and then to pursue that with all of your energy, time and talent."

-Oprah Winfrey

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