Ivana Schnur, MD, PHD – Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer, Sensely
Dr. Ivana Schnur is the Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer of Sensely, the breakthrough “virtual nurse” that guides patients through the initial triage process through the use of artificial intelligence. Using smart machine learning and connection to a clinical hub, Sensely’s nurse Olivia directs patients either to a live nurse, schedules a GP appointment, locates clinical services, or gets medical information and advice all while keeping their doctor informed. Dr. Schnur brings a unique combination of clinical knowledge, product insight, marketing and business development to power the transformation of clinical workflows in scalable, quantifiable and compassionate ways using Sensely technology.
Prior to co-founding Sensely, Dr. Schnur worked at several early stage startups bringing extensive experience in the design of clinical protocols and immersive interfaces, including the application of virtual technology in the clinical settings. In 2009 she co-founded InWorld Solutions, the pioneering avatar-based virtual reality platform that assists clinical psychologists in behavioral modifications and other clinical modalities.
Ivana Schnur’s background includes a M.D. from Charles University in Prague, scholarship work at Harvard and Georgetown University Medical Schools, and a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Institute of Transpersonal Psychology in Palo Alto, California. She entered the startup world through her graduate work on patient engagement and compliance as it relates to quality of life in patients with PTSD and terminal diagnoses.