Designed by
patients for patients

Clarify Medical was founded by a psoriasis patient, Martyn Gross, who had excellent results with UVB therapy but found it very difficult to receive in-office treatment three times a week. His concept of a mobile, easy-to-use home UVB system, linked with the patient's physician, inspired years of research and development with hundreds of psoriasis and vitiligo patients and their physicians. Patients designed the integrated technology and service solution we offer today.

The Clarify Management Team

Our team of physicians, engineers, software experts, patient advisors and scientists are dedicated to creating new products and services that support patients and the clinicians who care for them.

Clarify. Life in a New Light.

James M. Sweeney

CEO and Director

Mr. Sweeney is a serial health care entrepreneur, responsible for founding and developing successful health care technology and service companies such as Caremark and CardioNet and for the successful LBO of McGaw, Inc., now part of B. Braun.

Charlene Kakimoto, MD


Charlene is a board certified dermatologist. Recently, Dr. Kakimoto served as Chief Medical Officer to an acne and anti-aging startup, Curology, which specializes in custom, prescription skincare. She served as Associate Professor of Dermatology for the Uniformed Services University in Bethesda MD, and with the Dermatology Residency Training Program, Navy Medical Center, in San Diego CA, where she also served as Director of the Outpatient Dermatology Clinic.

Don Canal

Don Canal has over 25 years of experience in the medical device industry serving in senior management positions in Design & Development, and Quality and Regulatory Affairs with startup companies such as CardioNet, Tandem Diabetes Care and most recently, Ivera Medical which was sold to 3M in March 2015. He has also served as VP GM for leading contract medical device design, research and development and manufacturing services.

Doug Eveland, PhD

Doug is a senior software technology executive with extensive experience in healthcare, having worked as a contributor at several San Diego health care startups including CardioNet, Bridge Medical and Radiation Oncology Computer Systems. He has also applied his skills with successful companies in the legal, banking, manufacturing and insurance fields. Doug earned a Ph.D in Experimental Psychology from the University of Texas at Arlington where he focused on cognitive and perceptual psychology, human factors engineering and multivariate statistics.

Wael Ahwal

Wael has 16 years of experience in the medical device and the diagnostic industry, holding senior positions in Design & Development, Software Validation and Verification, and Quality. Wael started his career at L3 Communication, moved to Gen-Probe, where he joined the Software Validation and Verification team as a lead. Most recently he served as Director of Quality Systems at Sotera Wireless.

Teddy Fulham

Prior to joining Clarify, Teddy was responsible for Strategy and Product Management at Sotera Wireless, and before that was a Market Manager for Pyxis Medication Management Technologies, owned by Becton Dickinson. Earlier, he held roles in corporate finance & accounting as well as business unit financial planning and analysis at CareFusion.

Andre Gamelin

Andre has over 20 years of experience in engineering innovative electro-mechanical and electro-optical products, primarily in the medical device field. Prior to Clarify Medical, Andre held leadership positions at CareFusion developing highly critical infusion pumps, at Masimo Corporation developing non-invasive blood gas sensors, and at Inovio Biomedical developing electroporation devices for cancer & DNA therapies.

Larry Watts

Larry has developed and directed integrated marketing and communications programs for entrepreneurial health care companies such as Caremark and CardioNet, and as copywriter and creative director in a leading advertising agency, working on consumer, technology, and business to business accounts.

Heidi Irwin

Heidi is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner with a wide array of health care experience including specializing in both Dermatology and wound management.  Heidi’s most recent experience is in building and leading teams of virtual nurses and health care professionals across the nation.  Her clinical guidance and strategic planning have led to successful virtual patient support programs utilizing digital platforms for Pharmaceutical companies and within the chronic care management space. Her undergraduate training and education were completed at University of California, Los Angeles, and Graduate training at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine.

Qun Xu, CFA

Before joining Clarify Medical, Qun worked in different functions at Sempra Energy with increasing responsibilities, including Business Development, M&A, Risk Management, and Natural Gas & Power trading. She graduated from UC San Diego with a Bachelors degree in Management Science and Masters degree in Economics. She also holds Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.


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