Omar Manejwala – Bio


Omar Manejwala, M.D. Chief Medical Officer Dario Health (Nasdaq: DRIO)

Omar is a leading expert on behavior change. His career is characterized by developing, piloting, and commercializing scalable solutions that drive durable behavior change in chronic disease. At Dario he leads the company’s clinical solutions and provides visible external and internal leadership, developing and maintaining c-level health plan relationships, conducting our clinical research, vetting clinical partnerships, and setting clinical product strategy to drive clinical and financial outcomes. Close partnership with digital product in Dario’s agile environment has led to best-of-suite solutions with industry-leading outcomes.

Previous roles include Chief Medical Officer of Catasys where he led Product from zero to pilots and then to commercial scale, securing contracts for the program with most of the largest health plans in the US and several regional plans and offering services in 28 states. He has developed and scaled solutions for commercial, exchange, managed Medicare Advantage, and managed Medicaid adult populations as well as employer markets. Innovative products and clinical protocols he developed are helping thousands of people get the care they desperately need to improve their health and reduce their overall costs. These solutions and partnerships are directly responsible for Catasys growth from zero to an approximately $1.5 billion valuation at peak.

Prior to that, he held various leadership roles most recently as Medical Director at Hazelden. He has an MBA from the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business, an M.D. from the University of Maryland School of Medicine and served as Executive Chief Resident in Psychiatry at Duke University. He is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, a Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine, and board certified in Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine and Medical Management. He is the recipient of numerous awards and the author of several publications including the best-selling book Craving: Why We Can’t Seem to Get Enough (Hazelden Pub 2013). To learn more about Dr. Manejwala personally, visit and to learn more about DarioHealth visit