Art Papier, MD
Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Papier is the co-founder and CEO of VisualDx. A thought leader in clinical informatics, Dr. Papier maintains the overall vision for the company with a keen focus on product integration and impacting costs in healthcare through clinical accuracy. His entrepreneurial drive, years of clinical experience, and passion for delivering true healthcare solutions have propelled the company to the forefront of clinical decision support in quality and innovation.
A dermatologist and medical informatics expert, Dr. Papier has a particular interest in designing clinical decision support systems based on visually rich knowledge areas to reduce diagnostic error at the point of care. In line with this goal, he is focused on transforming medical education to include training in cognitive error and the use of information technology. Dr. Papier also focuses on consumer health by developing tools to educate and empower patients.
A graduate of Wesleyan University, Dr. Papier completed his pre-med studies at Columbia University, earned his MD from the University of Vermont College of Medicine, and completed his graduate medical training at the University of Rochester Medical Center. He is an associate professor of Dermatology and Medical Informatics at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry.
Lowell A. Goldsmith, MD, MPH
Lowell A. Goldsmith, MD, MPH
Dr. Goldsmith is dean emeritus of the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and professor emeritus of dermatology at the University of North Carolina. He chairs the VisualDx editorial board and recruits expert physicians for both authoring and editorial contributing. Dr. Goldsmith is editor-in-chief emeritus of both the Journal of Investigative Dermatology and Journal Watch Dermatology, and he is an editor of the definitive dermatology text Fitzpatrick’s Dermatology in General Medicine.
Dr. Goldsmith is one of the Masters of Dermatology in the American Academy of Dermatology and has received multiple honors, such as the Distinguished Service Award and Distinguished Presidential Citation from the American Academy of Dermatology and the Stephen Rothman Memorial Service Award from the Society for Investigative Dermatology. He has been president of the Association of Professors of Dermatology, Society for Investigative Dermatology, and the American Dermatology Association. Dr. Goldsmith has headed many professional committees and served on multiple medical advisory boards. He is an honorary member of the British, Japanese, and Polish Societies of Dermatology. He holds a US patent and has written over 160 publications and book chapters.
JT Finnell, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Finnell is chief medical officer at VisualDx. He has previously served as the chief medical information officer for emergency medicine at Eskenazi Health and chief architect for several emergency department clinical information systems; a research scientist at the Regenstrief Institute, Inc., and professor of clinical emergency medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine.
Dr. Finnell was recently selected as a fellow into the ACMI, a college of elected Fellows from the U.S. and abroad who have made significant and sustained contributions to the field of medical informatics. It is the central body for a community of scholars and practitioners who are committed to advancing the informatics field.
Dr. Finnell has spent the last several years developing and implementing clinical systems and evaluating their value. Working with Dr. Clement McDonald, one of the pioneers of medical informatics, he has studied the electronic patient record (called the Indiana Network for Patient Care) containing data from many sources including laboratories, pharmacies, and hospitals in central Indiana. The system currently connects nearly all acute care hospitals in central Indiana and includes inpatient and outpatient encounter data, laboratory results, immunization data, and other selected data.
Dr. Finnell earned his BS in Biology and MD from the University of Vermont. I was a chief resident in emergency medicine at the University of San Francisco-Fresno, and later completed a master’s degree in clinical research, and medical informatics fellowship at the Indiana University School of Medicine.
Kimberly Hamer, MHA, MBA
Vice President, Customer & Relationship Management
As Vice President of Customer & Relationship Management for VisualDx, Ms. Hamer drives initiatives that focus on relationship development, execution, operational excellence, customer retention/revenue growth, and customer satisfaction throughout the relationship lifecycle in order to build revenue and further the organizational strategy.
Prior to joining VisualDx, Ms. Hamer held leadership roles at YourCare Health Plan, Monroe Plan for Medical Care, Callfinity, and Frontier Communications. She received her MHA from Roberts Wesleyan College and her MBA from Rochester Institute of Technology.
Vice President, Engineering
Originally from The Netherlands, Mr. Kluyt has lived and worked in England, California, and New York. After starting out as a software engineer at KPMG Peat Marwick, Mr. Kluyt joined Apple in 1993 to lead the developer relations in Europe, helping ISV’s become successful on the Macintosh platform. In 1997 he moved to California and Sun Microsystems where he chaired the worldwide Java standardization effort and headed up the test engineering department with teams in California, Massachusetts, Germany, and Russia. In 2010, Mr. Kluyt joined Odyssey Software in Rochester, NY where he helped launch Odyssey’s device security products for iPhone and iPad, building a business relationship with Apple and developing the first version of the iOS application. After Symantec acquired Odyssey Software, he moved back to leading the development of security products for iOS, Android, and Windows Mobile with teams in California and India. Via lead iOS engineer roles at Constant Contact and Stellar Labs, Mr. Kluyt arrived back in Rochester at VisualDx, first as principal engineer and now as head of engineering.
Monica Taddeo, CPA
Vice President, Finance
As Vice President of Finance at VisualDx, Ms. Taddeo is responsible for supervising the company’s financial reporting, planning, budgeting, and human resources. She is ultimately responsible for reporting fiscal performance to the CEO, Board of Executives, and company investors. Prior to joining the VisualDx team, Ms. Taddeo held leadership roles at Veramark Technologies, Callfinity, and PricewaterhouseCoopers. She received her BBA from St. John Fisher College and is a certified public accountant.