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The Ryse Health team

Care team


Jill Paulson, MD

Endocrinologist

Dr. Jill Paulson is an endocrinologist with a dedication to caring for patients with diabetes mellitus leveraging technology and the latest research. She has been both a clinician and a teacher for over a decade, and she is thrilled to join Ryse Health in its mission to free the world from the burden of chronic disease.

Jillian Morgan, RD, CDCES

Diabetes educator and dietitian

Jillian cares deeply about patient care. Through medical nutrition therapy and diabetes education, her mission is to empower patients to be drivers of their health. She has experience in many healthcare settings spanning New York, California, South Carolina, DC.

Pooja Alapaty, MHA

Practice Manager

Pooja is passionate about increasing the quality of care for patients using evidenced-based methods and patient-centered/value based care. She has recently completed her MHA degree and looks forward to pursuing her ambulatory care passions.

Casey Hassett, LCSW, MSW

Behavioral Health Specialist

Casey is a social worker and therapist who is passionate about meeting clients where they are and empowering them in their journey with chronic disease. She is excited to join Ryse Health and work with a team that is dedicated to providing value-based care.

Shelby Webster

HEALTH COACH

Shelby strives to help each patient feel comfortable and confident in their medical care both in person and virtually. She holds a degree in exercise science and has worked in a variety of clinical roles, always supporting patients in overall healthy living.

Testimonials

  • I am so happy with every practitioner I have had Ryse Health

    Posted On November 16, 2021
    PracticeBeat
  • Personal supportive care that helps to encourage my journey to maintain a healthy and balanced lifestyle with Type II Diabetes.

    Posted On November 10, 2021
    PracticeBeat
  • Excellent! Top notch! Incredibly service and patient oriented. Grateful to have been referred to this practice.

    Posted On October 29, 2021
    PracticeBeat
  • Fantastic. One of the best healthcare experiences I've ever had.

    Posted On October 5, 2021
    PracticeBeat

Leadership team


Richard Gurley

Co-founder and CEO

Richard is energized by improving quality and reducing costs in our country's healthcare system. He has served in leadership roles in large companies, startups, government, and nonprofits.

Erin Kane, MD

CO-FOUNDER AND CMO

Dr. Erin Kane believes that patients want health, not healthcare. She's inspired to help patients with diabetes live their best lives, and her focus is system redesign that delivers compassionate care built around patient needs and preferences.

Clinical advisory council


Umesh Masharani, MBBS

Beatrice Hong, MD

Kate Hobbs Knutson, MD/MPH

Bill Polonsky, PhD

Nupur Mehta, MD/MPH

Care team


Jill Paulson, MD

Endocrinologist

Dr. Jill Paulson is an endocrinologist with a dedication to caring for patients with diabetes mellitus leveraging technology and the latest research. She has been both a clinician and a teacher for over a decade, and she is thrilled to join Ryse Health in its mission to free the world from the burden of chronic disease.

Jillian Morgan, RD, CDCES

Diabetes educator and dietitian

Jillian cares deeply about patient care. Through medical nutrition therapy and diabetes education, her mission is to empower patients to be drivers of their health. She has experience in many healthcare settings spanning New York, California, South Carolina, DC.

Pooja Alapaty, MHA

Practice Manager

Pooja is passionate about increasing the quality of care for patients using evidenced-based methods and patient-centered/value based care. She has recently completed her MHA degree and looks forward to pursuing her ambulatory care passions.

Casey Hassett, LCSW, MSW

Behavioral Health Specialist

Casey is a social worker and therapist who is passionate about meeting clients where they are and empowering them in their journey with chronic disease. She is excited to join Ryse Health and work with a team that is dedicated to providing value-based care.

Shelby Webster

HEALTH COACH

Shelby strives to help each patient feel comfortable and confident in their medical care both in person and virtually. She holds a degree in exercise science and has worked in a variety of clinical roles, always supporting patients in overall healthy living.