Meet The Team
Leaders, Innovators, and Health Partners
With over 75 years of health system leadership and innovation experience, Yāna Motion Lab™ leadership is changing the landscape of motion health by offering a new level of detail for individuals, their clinicians and health and wellness support teams to ensure healthy movement.
Yāna Motion Lab™ is a company with a vision to provide every person access to their unique musculoskeletal signature to support motion health and wellness throughout their life. Remember, we don’t stop moving because we get old; we get old because we stop moving.
Pat has extensive experience in the telecommunications, GPS, remote health, and data analytics sectors. Having founded and led several start-up technology companies, Pat brings a strong background in assembling and developing teams that can deliver on the design, operations, and business development aspects of product and services commercialization. Pat will lead Yāna in defining and delivering this first of a kind innovative motion assessment service to the Canadian marketplace. He is based in Calgary and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of British Columbia.
Co-Founder and Chief Innovation Officer
Dr. Taj Baidwan
Co-Founder and President
Director of Sales and Business Development
Catherine is a sales professional with extensive experience in the pharmaceutical, dental, and biologics sectors. She comes to Yāna to build the sales organization, referral networks, market partnership and further establish the Yāna brand and reputation. Catherine brings leadership in building a culture of commitment, execution, excellence, and passion for delivering a service that has a positive effect to societal health. She is based in Vancouver and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Carleton University.
Chief Operating Officer
Director of Assessments
Dr. Doug Hamilton
Director of Research & Development
Doug has a specialization in Internal Medicine and is both practicing and conducting research in the field of Chronic Disease Management. As a former flight surgeon for NASA, Doug also continues to consult with NASA and the Canadian Space Advisory Board. Having a combination of engineering and medical expertise, Doug leads Yāna’s ongoing research into motion measurement and analysis. Doug brings to yāna extensive acumen combined with compassion for helping people regain or retain a healthy quality of life. He is based in Calgary and completed a B.Sc. and MSc. in Electrical Engineering at the University of Alberta before receiving his M.D. and Ph.D. in Cardiovascular Physiology at the University of Calgary.