December 20, 2019
Looking Back at 2019 and Looking Forward to 2020
Family photos

The Jumo Health Team Recognizes the End of a Decade


2019 coming to a close marks not only the end of the year, but also the end of the decade! We asked the Jumo Health team to share what they were thankful for this year along with what they are most looking forward to in the year ahead. Here’s what some of them had to say…


Rick, Senior Vice President, Strategic Solutions 

Rick and family

In 2019, I am thankful for my newly extended family!

In 2020, I am looking forward to our continued disruption of the industry, delivering hyper-growth for our investors, and ultimately serving patients in need!


Nichole, Product Manager

Nichole at Grand Canyon

In 2019, I am thankful that I decided to prioritize my mental health. Finding a good therapist has been life-changing for me. #stopthestigma

In 2020, I’m looking forward to whatever new adventures may come.


Rebecca, Senior Director, Product 

Becca's dog

In 2019, I am thankful for my fun, funny, loving family, including the newest addition: Nellie! Old friends and new. The team I get to work with every day. Being fortunate enough to travel the world and experience new destinations (South of France!).

In 2020, I am looking forward to new adventures — this sums it ALL up!


Emily B, Marketing Manager

Emily B

In 2019, I am thankful for summer nights at the beach with family and friends.

In 2020, I am looking forward to all the possibilities the start of a new decade holds.


Elyse, Senior Director, Client Services


In 2019, I’m grateful for the incredibly funny, thoughtful, curious, supportive, and loving people in my life. They continue to challenge me, be a shoulder when I need it, offer different perspectives, and give me a reason to smile each day. 

In 2020, I’m excited for new challenges, experiences, and adventures.


Alex, Director, Client Services 

Alex and family

In 2019, I’m incredibly grateful for the birth of my daughter.

In 2020, I’m looking forward to watching her grow, and for my husband and me to continue learning as new parents. 


Sindy, Area Vice President, Commercial Solutions 

Sindy and team

In 2019, I am thankful for my family and friends, and our Jumo family of colleagues, clients, and patients that have made 2019 a year to remember!

In 2020, I look forward to it being the year that is bringing me a husband!


Emily S, Executive Director, Strategic Solutions 

Emily S and husband

In 2019, I’m extremely grateful for all the unconditional encouragement and support my husband, Dayne, has given me this year! It’s so important to surround yourself with people who brighten your life. 

In 2020, I am looking forward to all of the incredibly exciting things the new year is going to bring!


Jen, Senior Director, Strategic Solutions 

Jen and family

In 2019, I am extremely thankful for the health, happiness, and support from my amazing husband, 3 children, parents, and village mamas. I am so grateful to have joined the Jumo Health team! 

In 2020, I am looking forward to continued health and happiness, crushing new goals, and being a significant contributor to the future of Jumo Health.


Matt, Director, Product

Matt and family

In 2019, I am thankful for the wonderful, beautiful, and supportive family I have around me, especially my parents. Many of the opportunities that I have had in my life have been made possible by their love and support.  Can’t wait to see them all for the holidays!

In 2020, I am excited to be another year wiser, another year more experienced, and ready to take on whatever opportunities 2020 will bring my way.


Erica, Senior Medical Writer 

Erica's daughter

In 2019, I am continually grateful for the privilege to watch my daughter, Emily, flourish and reach new milestones, while both defying and embracing her type 1 diabetes. 

In 2020, I look forward to each new medical advancement and glimmer of hope as we take one step closer to a day without constant worry and relentless vigilance. Thank you to my Jumo family for their endless support, laughter, and friendships. I’m excited to transition to the new year as part of this dedicated team as we continue to evolve to better serve and empower people through health education.


Kate, Founder and Chief Medical Officer 

In 2019, I am so thankful to work with a team of passionate, dedicated and driven people here at Jumo — which has meant we’ve produced such incredible and innovative programs and resources to support thousands of children and their families worldwide.  

In 2020, I am looking forward to seeing more brilliant work be created by this awesome team!


Columba, Editor in Chief 

In 2019, I am thankful for people and kindness.

In 2020, my hope is that people continue to care about each other, especially thinking about those less fortunate than themselves, and how they might reach out and help them.

Jumo Health develops age-appropriate, culturally relevant, and relatable educational resources for patients and caregivers. We have experience serving diverse populations, covering more than 160 health topics across 80+ countries in 120+ languages. Our various digital, video, and print offerings use highly visual elements and research-backed health literacy strategies to ensure that everyone can understand and act upon complex medical information. We do this through familiar mediums – from comic books and animation, to virtual reality experiences and authentic documentary-style patient stories – all customized based on audience. Jumo Health collaborates globally with more than 180 advocacy groups and community organizations to promote access and to ensure unique patient experiences are accurately represented.

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