HeartSmartKids Team

Kevin Gilbert, Ph.D.
Dr Kevin Gilbert is the Founder and CEO of HeartSmartKids. He holds a Ph.D. from Stanford University in Electrical Engineering and previously worked as an engineer with Hewlett Packard. He was part of the expert committee to develop Colorado's childhood obesity guidelines and has presented research on implementing obesity guidelines at national conferences. Dr Gilbert designed the original HeartSmartKids system and continues to manage system development as new technology and research emerge. His passion is the appropriate use of technology to better family health.

Lynn Gilbert, RN, PNP-C, Ph.D.
Lynn has worked in nursing and pediatric primary care for over four decades. She currently teaches in a university nurse practitioner program and provides primary care for medically indigent children. She headed the early childhood component of the clinical practice guidelines for overweight identification and prevention recently published by the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners.

Gavin Mahaley
Gavin is currently working toward his Ph.D. in English Literature. He specializes in web and graphic design and was New Media director for an international public relations firm before starting his own creative development firm, the engine. He is responsible for both the graphic elements of the HeartSmartKids system and consumer development.

Natalie Russell
Natalie is the HeartSmartKids Project Manager and is responsible for planning, implementation, and management of HeartSmartKids sites. She comes to HeartSmartKids with a background in nonprofit special projects management. She has experience in event planning, promotions and marketing, special permitting, and overall project management. She holds three Bachelors degrees (Anthropology, International Affairs, and Spanish) from the University of Colorado and is currently working on a Masters in Resource Law Studies at the University of Denver.

Kevin Gilbert, Ph.D

Kevin Gilbert, Ph.D

Gavin Mahaley

Gavin Mahaley

Natalie Russell

Natalie Russell

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