We transform the fight against cancer

Ontada is an oncology data science and technology business dedicated to improving the lives of cancer patients. We specialize in generating insights:

 

- Real-world data and evidence generation that accelerates life science research
- Clinical and operational technology that supports community providers with precise care
- Provider engagement channels that drive insights and support treatment educational programs

 

Deep roots in oncology


As a McKesson Corporation business, Ontada is part of a broader oncology ecosystem that includes an unmatched connection to The US Oncology Network, one of the largest independent oncology physician networks; US Oncology Research, a leader in clinical trial site management; Biologics by McKessonTM, a specialty pharmacy for oncology and other therapeutic areas; and Onmark® and Unity GPOs.

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  • Leadership Team

    Meet the experts and innovators who have made it their mission to transform the fight against cancer.

    Christine Davis

    President, Ontada

    Christine

    Davis

    Christine Davis is the President of Ontada, an oncology real world data and technology business dedicated to improving the lives of cancer patients through its life science and provider solutions.

    Ms. Davis has more than 25 years of experience in life science consulting, predominately in Oncology. Prior to joining Ontada, Christine was the Global Head of Commercial Research & Consulting at Cerner Enviza (part of Oracle Life Sciences) across 10 countries in North America, Europe, and Asia. In this position she lead Oracle's Data Products in Oncology and Specialty, as well as its Research, Analytics, and Consulting businesses.

    Ms. Davis has held various other leadership positions during her tenure at Cerner (formally Kantar Health), including General Manager of Oncology & Specialty, General Manager of Marketing Insights, Chief Operating Officer, and Head of Business Insights (quantitative analytics), first in the U.S., then globally.

    Chris Frey

    Assistant General Counsel

    Chris

    Frey

    Chris Frey is the assistant general counsel, where she leads the legal team supporting Ontada’s customers, strategies and solutions.

    Previously, Chris was assistant general counsel for McKesson’s Prescription Technology Solutions. She also has experience in private practice at a large law firm focused on technology solutions, mergers & acquisitions and public-private partnerships.

    Chris holds a J.D. from the University of Michigan, where she graduated cum laude.

    “When Ontada succeeds, oncology patients and their care communities will experience unprecedented positive outcomes due to cutting-edge and affordable care driven by the power of data insights.”

    C. Lyn Fitzgerald

    Vice President of Sales

    C. Lyn

    Fitzgerald

    C. Lyn Fitzgerald is the Vice President of Sales for Ontada. She leads Sales and Sales Effectiveness, including Sales Operations for Ontada’s full line of Life Sciences and Channel products and partnerships, including Real World Data & Analytics, Real World Research, Consulting and Ontada Learn.

    Lyn has more than 25 years of healthcare sales and business development experience, including more than 17 years in Oncology. Prior to joining Ontada, Lyn spent more than 13 years at the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN), where she served as Senior Vice President, U.S. & Global Development. During her tenure, Lyn drove the development and successful execution of an innovative business and productization strategy that significantly expanded the reach, utilization and influence of NCCN content across the entire oncology ecosystem.

    Lyn holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Master of Journalism in Communications, both from Temple University. She is a frequent national speaker on the role of guidelines in cancer care, a published author of several articles on health and healthcare policy, as well as a contributing author of multiple white papers and task force reports on quality, value, access, data, and evidence-based care in oncology.

    Chad Gober

    Chief Financial Officer

    Chad

    Gober

    As Chief Financial Officer for McKesson’s Oncology Services, Chad Gober has broad responsibilities for all finance activities across Ontada and Genospace, and provides finance oversight for the Sarah Cannon Research Institute, which is a joint venture between McKesson and HCA. Additionally, Chad supports McKesson’s Oncology Strategy team in all finance matters. Chad brings more than 20 years of experience in financial management and business leadership to his role, including various senior finance roles with McKesson in both the US and UK.

    Prior to rejoining McKesson, Chad was CFO for GenesisCare US, where he was responsible for all of the US company’s financial functions, including accounting, treasury, real estate, FP&A, corporate development, physician compensation and operations finance.

    Chad also served as senior vice president of Finance for C&S, a multi-billion-dollar supply chain company in the grocery industry. Earlier in his career, Chad held positions at Pfizer, FedEx and NASA. Chad holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Indiana University, Kelley School of Business and dual bachelor’s degrees in foreign language (French) and finance from Mississippi State University.

    Rob Helton

    Vice President Product, Provider

    Rob

    Helton

    As Vice President Product, Provider, Rob Helton leads the vision and roadmap development for Ontada’s provider product portfolio. Rob brings a wealth of experience and a passion for innovation in healthcare technology. With close to 20 years of experience in healthcare and a doctorate in Physical Therapy, he brings the perspective of a seasoned clinician who understands the practical product needs of healthcare professionals and organizations.

    Before joining Ontada, Rob accumulated a decade of experience as an IT owner at premier healthcare organizations. He oversaw clinical workflows, system configurations, implementations, and end-user training in this role. In 2015, he moved to Cerner where he initially led a business unit (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation), eventually transitioning to leading core clinical capabilities product design. By 2022, Rob became the product owner for Millennium, Cerner's premier EMR platform. Rob earned a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Arcadia University.

    John Hopkins

    Vice President, Compliance & Ethics

    John

    Hopkins

    John Hopkins is the vice president of compliance & ethics for Ontada where he oversees operational compliance, ethics and privacy programs while helping balance the strategic business needs with regulatory and legal requirements.

    John joined McKesson in 2013 and has held numerous roles in policy governance, data privacy and compliance leadership in other McKesson technology service lines including Macro Helix and CoverMyMeds.

    Prior to McKesson, John worked for WebMD.com for more than 16 years where he helped define, build and oversee WebMD’s compliance & ethics programs for technology services and websites serving consumers, physicians and health plans. He started his life-long career in healthcare as a respiratory therapist in the U.S. Army. His last clinical role as a civilian was at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland.

    John holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications from Kennesaw State University. 

    Sagran Moodley

    Chief Innovation and Technology Officer

    Sagran

    Moodley

    Sagran Moodley is the Chief Innovation and Technology Officer for Ontada. In this role, he is responsible for Ontada’s data infrastructure, integrity, insights, and security as well as the development of the core technologies and systems that power Ontada’s diverse software suites.

    Sagran has more than 25 years of experience leading transformative healthcare IT and business initiatives. Most recently, Sagran served as Senior Vice President of Clinical Data Services and Technology for UnitedHealthcare Clinical Services, responsible for the clinical technology strategies for over 55 million members across UnitedHealthcare’s Medicare, Medicaid, and Commercial lines of business.

    Sagran has a passion for advancing industry-wide interoperability data exchange standards. He has an active leadership role in several data standardization initiatives. He was the co-founder and current chair of the Da Vinci Project, a private-public sector initiative focusing on clinical data exchange standards (interoperability) between payers and providers supporting value-based care delivery. He also serves on the Health Level Seven (HL7) Advisory Council and is a member of the Executive Steering Committee of the Gravity Project, focusing on standardizing the approach to collecting social determinants of health (SDOH) information from provider organizations.

    He holds a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of South Africa and completed graduate study coursework at Harvard Business School in healthcare administration and healthcare delivery.

    Amy K. O’Sullivan, PhD

    Senior Vice President and Chief Research Officer

    Amy K.

    O’Sullivan, PhD

    Amy K. O’Sullivan, Ph.D., is Senior Vice President and Chief Research Officer at Ontada, where she leads the teams responsible for the delivery of real- world research, real-world data products and analytics, and physician engagement and education to life sciences partners.

    Amy is a health economist with over 25 years of experience conducting health economics and outcomes research on medical interventions throughout the product lifecycle. Prior to joining Ontada, she held senior leadership positions at Alkermes, Inc., Vertex Pharmaceuticals, IMS Health, and OptumInsight, where she led research teams and provided scientific expertise on a range of studies in support of product reimbursement in jurisdictions around the world. Amy has authored studies in numerous clinical and health economic peer-reviewed journals, and presented results of her work at scientific congresses across the globe. She holds a BA in Economics and English from Boston College and PhD in Health Economics from Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health.

    In addition to her role at Ontada, Amy also serves on the Board of Directors for ISPOR (International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research), the leading professional society for health economics and outcomes research (HEOR) globally.

    Heather Richter

    Vice President, Human Resources

    Heather

    Richter

    Heather is the vice president of human resources for Ontada. In this role, she leads the human resources team and serves as an executive advisor to senior leadership. She is responsible for talent strategy, organization design, and change management and culture.

    Heather has been at McKesson for 5 years and served in a variety of roles with increasing responsibility, including roles in Executive Development, Talent and Succession planning, and Sr. Director HR at Ontada. Prior to McKesson, she held Talent Management roles at PepsiCo and FedEx covering areas such as talent management, culture, and learning & development. Heather holds an MBA from Texas Christian University and a BS from the University of Oklahoma.

    Nicholas J. Robert, MD

    Chief Medical Officer

    Nicholas J.

    Robert, MD

    Nicholas J. Robert is the chief medical officer at Ontada. In this position, he is responsible for deepening Ontada’s clinical focus and expertise. He also collaborates across the organization to ensure studies, real-world data offerings and educational programs maintain the highest scientific standards and clinical relevance.

    Nick previously held the role of VP, Medical Affairs at Ontada where he oversaw the development and completion of real-world evidence studies, including the MYLUNG Consortium™ Protocol 1. Nick has spent much of his career as a practicing oncologist, including as Medical Director of the research program at Virginia Cancer Specialists and Clinical Director of Medical Oncology at Tufts Medical Center.

    A leader in community oncology, Nick has authored more than 100 publications and serves as a reviewer for medical journals, including the Journal of Clinical Oncology-Clinical Cancer Informatics. He is a member of several industry organizations, including the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), and is board certified in Internal Medicine, Anatomic Pathology, Medical Oncology, and Hematology.

    Nick received his medical degree from McGill Medical School and completed residencies at Royal Victoria Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital and fellowships at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Dana Farber Cancer Institute. He was a Fellow at Harvard Medical School.

  • Physician Leadership

    Meet the medical experts who play a key role in guiding our work.

    Dr. Nicholas Robert

    Chief Medical Officer, Ontada

    Dr. Marcus Neubauer

    Chief Medical Officer, The US Oncology Network

    Dr. Robert Coleman

    Chief Scientific Officer, US Oncology Research

    Dr. Loren
    Rourke

    Chief Surgical Officer, The US Oncology Network

    Dr. Vivek S. Kavadi

    Chief Radiation Oncology Officer, The US Oncology Network

    Dr. Brian
    Heller

    Medical Director, Oncology Technology, Ontada

    Dr. Ira
    Zackon

    Medical Director, Oncology Research and Insights, Ontada

    Dr. Greg
    Patton

    Sr. Medical Director, Oncology, Research and Insights, Ontada

    Dr. Paul
    Conkling

    Sr. Medical Director, Oncology Research and Insights, Ontada