Sherry interviews Kim Witczak about the loss of her husband Woody. He was in the early stages of a startup and began to experience trouble sleeping. The story unfolded in the worst possible way. Kim talks about what she wished she had known about the mental health challenges common to those in the early phase of a start-up.
Kim Witczak is a leading national drug safety advocate and speaker with over 25 years professional experience in advertising and marketing communications. She became involved in pharmaceutical drug safety issues after the death of her husband. Kim was appointed Consumer Representative on the FDA Psychopharmacologic Drug Advisory Committee in 2016 and is on the Board of Directors of National Physicians Alliance. She is an active member of the Consumers Union Safe Patient Project and Lown Institute Community Engagement and Behavior Health council and as well as a part of the DC-based Patient, Consumer, and Public Health Coalition making sure the voice of non-conflicted patients and consumers is represented in healthcare/FDA related legislative issues.