Elizabeth brings more than 25 years of academic, government, and private sector experience in product development, technology commercialization and venture management experience to TEDCO and our DEI initiative. Prior to joining TEDCO, she served as President of Transition Health Ventures, a consulting firm specializing in serving the needs of the innovation community and the healthcare and life science startup companies within it. Elizabeth also spent more than 8 years in academic venturing roles JHU and UMB. Additionally, Elizabeth previously served as Managing Director of the MVF (2004-2006) in addition to progressively senior roles with the Fund between 2000-2004. She started her career in San Diego in venture-backed medtech startups in product development roles after completing her Masters in Bioengineering from UC San Diego, and BSE from Duke University and Biomedical and Electrical Engineering.