Ara Chackerian is a well known in the healthcare related industry. He received his Bachelors of Science in Marketing from Florida State. He is currently on several boards in the Bay and San Francisco areas. Along with his healthcare related knowledge he is a devoted philanthropist, seeks to make sure youths have access education, and he is an environmentalist very much interested in sustainability.
Ara Chackerian’s most recent healthcare venture is TMS Health Solutions. Transcranial magnetic stimulation was approved by the FDA in 2008 as treatment for depression. Ara Chackerian and his business partner notice this treatment was not being used widely despite how effective it is as a treatment.
Because of all of Ara Chackerian’s years in the healthcare related industry he was able to see and understand the issues surrounding why transcranial magnetic stimulation was not being used, namely stemming from healthcare approval. He and his partner have worked closely with Dr Richard Bermudas, who has been implementing this treatment for several years. TMS Health Solutions has since built several facilities to implement transcranial magnetic stimulation in the San Francisco and Sacremento areas.
In Ara Chackerian’s most recent Medium.com article he talks about sustainability in our daily lives. He gives many tips on how to easily make our everyday lives increase sustainability and lower our carbon footprint. Something as simple as using reusable bags for groceries, purchasing a refillable water bottle or buying produce in season. He also points out that watching the packaging of items you purchase can have a huge impact on the environment. Ara Chackerian also points out that water is a most valuable resource and how we need to do more to protect it. He also points out that limiting fossil fuel use lowers the carbon footprint and people happily rideshare, use public transportation, and bike or walk to work.