Dr. Elizabeth Cho-Fertikh is a scientist-turned-angel investor. She is Cofounder of MEDA Angels, a healthcare-focused angel investor group, that has invested in health SaaS, digital health and medical device companies. As an operator at MedTech startups, she also has experience on the “other side of the table”, bringing a full circle understanding of what it takes to advance a company forward. She enjoys mentoring startups, serving as an advisor at multiple healthcare incubators & accelerators. Her passion for making educational-med tech solutions widely accessible to support adolescent mental well-being comes from knowing first-hand the needs of this population, as a parent to a teenage daughter.
She earned a BA in English from Johns Hopkins University, an MS in Physiology & Biophysics from Georgetown University and a PhD in Developmental Biology from Thomas Jefferson University.