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By women, for women
A science and nature-based revolution in women's health, nutrition, and wellness.
A women-led collective of doctors, scientists, and advisors improving women's health and wellness with experience, understanding, and grace.
In 2022, women's health is still critically underserved. Phenology is changing that. Our mission is to claim and advance areas long overlooked by medical science, leveraging cutting-edge diagnostics, personalized digital tools, and the best in nutrition essentials to support and empower women in their daily lives.
Founder & General Manager
As a member of LGBTQ+ community, the youngest of four daughters, and the graduate of a women's college, Jess has always been conscious of bias — in health, education, research, the workplace and in everyday life. So, after a successful 15+ year career in Financial Services, Jess pivoted to work she felt could have a more meaningful positive impact on society, which led her to senior leadership roles in human genomics (at Helix), data and privacy (at Facebook) and culture and technology (at Instagram). Needless to say, she's extremely proud to be the General Manager of Phenology, (which is backed by DSM Human Nutrition), a company that is committed to women's health and wellbeing. Jess lives in Brooklyn with her wife, Kelly, and their goofy great dane, Philo, and is an active mentor in the LGBTQ+ and BIPOC communities.
Chief medical advisor
Dr. Kourtney Sims, MD, FACOG, NCMP
Dr. Sims is a board-certified OB/GYN by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology — she is also passionate about educating women on holistic and integrative health care, which drew her to her role at Phenology. She completed her undergraduate education at Xavier University of Louisiana and her OB/GYN training at the University of Texas Houston-LBJ and has been in private practice since. Dr. Sims was the first African-American female physician in Houston outside of the Texas Medical Center certified by the North American Menopause Society, and she holds a certificate in plant-based nutrition from the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies. A member of several professional groups, including the Harris County Medical Society, ACOG, The Institute for Functional Medicine and the Texas Medical Association. She also currently serves on the board of the American Herbalist Guild. Dr. K lives in Houston with her husband Mitch, their two daughters and three fur babies Liza, Rolo, and Kofi.
Dr. Sheryl Green, MA PHD
Dr. Laura Graeff-Armas, MD