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    Clinician, Maker, Entrepreneur
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    • Founder and Board President at SurgiBox Inc.

    Dr. Teodorescu founded SurgiBox while at Harvard Medical School, and she continues to serve as President of the Board of Directors of SurgiBox Inc and Lead of Project SurgiBox, a collaboration among MIT D-Lab, Mass General Hospital, EssentialTech-EPFL, and AFWERX. Dually trained as a physician and engineer, she also served as founding leadership of the Harvard Medical Makerspace Initiative and the Crimson Care Collaborative Cambridge clinic with a focus on female patients with a history of trauma and refugees. A physician at Lifespan, Teodorescu is pioneering the physician investigator/innovator pathway and volunteers at the refugee clinic there. She is further helping to set up one of the first medical device trials looking at functional outcomes in Rhode Island, and is establishing a Brigham-MIT collaborative effort to improve outcomes for patients after receiving LVAD. Her work has been recognized by the AAUW, AAAS, Harvard President's Challenge, Gates Millennium Scholarship Program, among others; and is on the shortlist for the Rolex Awards for Young Entrepreneurship.

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    Principal, Longwood Fund, and Resident Physician in Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital
    Principal, Longwood Fund, and Resident Physician in Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital
    • Principal at Longwood Fund

    Dr. Gandhi is a Principal at Longwood Fund and a Resident Physician in Internal Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. Prior to Longwood, he was a Venture Fellow at Excel Venture Management, where he evaluated early-stage biopharmaceutical and healthcare IT investments. Previously, he was Chief Medical Officer of Wellable, a mobile corporate wellness startup, as well as a consultant with the TriZetto Corporation, a healthcare analytics and claims processing firm. He holds an M.D. from Harvard Medical School, an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar, a D.Phil. in medical oncology from the University of Oxford, where he was a Rhodes Scholar, and a B.S. with honors in biochemistry from Case Western Reserve University. He is a past trustee of the Massachusetts Medical Society and Boston Medical Library as well as is currently the Secretary/Treasurer of the Suffolk District Medical Society, the professional medical society of Boston.