Dr. Lida Kourita Papadopoulos is an internationally trained physician entrepreneur. She combines 12 years of clinical practice, healtcare innovation and entrepreneurship in the fields prevention, telemedicine, digital health, big data and precision medicine. A strong believer that innovation happens at the cross-pollination of disciplines, she brings an international perspective with a variety of healthcare systems exposure around Europe and the United States.
Currently she is the Strategic Partnerships Lead for DiscernDx, a Series A Precision Medicine start-up, with the vision of promoting P4 medicine. Prior to this role she was the Medical Innovation Lead for neuroFit, a NASA spinout, leveraging eye-tracking technology to create a vital sign for brain health. During this role she was awarded an NSF I-Corps grant and was the entrepreneurial lead for conducting 100 customer discovery interviews, using Lean Launch Pad methodology to validate product market fit. neuroFit received funding from Jumpstart Foundry, Nashville’s accelerator, was selected as hot-desking member at Berkeley’s Skydeck accelerator, top 5 Forbes accelerators 2019, and was part of NVIDIA’s inception program.
She obtained her Executive MBA from Berkeley-Haas in 2016, and was selected to represent Haas at the B-School Disrupt event, TechCrunch, San Francisco in 2018. She practiced medicine for 8 years, trained at London School of Pediatrics and obtained her Membership and Diploma with the Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health. She was selected into the Paired Learning Program, a leadership development initiative by the London Leadership Academy, was Media Spokesperson for the Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health and a High Fidelity Pediatric Simulation Facilitator with SCAMPS at Anglia Ruskin University, East England. During her training she was involved in a variety of Child Public Health Projects, using Big Data for Trauma Prevention & Obesity Strategy. She holds an MD degree from University of Siena, Italy and is of Greek origin.