Christiana is a partner at Providence Ventures, the strategic venture capital arm of Providence St. Joseph Health. At Providence Ventures, Christiana focuses on Chronic Disease, Genomics & Precision Medicine, and Behavioral Health & Wellness. She serves on the Board of Directors of precision medicine company N-of-One, and is a Board Observer of digital health company Omada Health. Prior to joining Providence, Christiana was Vice President, Commercialization at Life Science Washington (formerly the WBBA), and Managing Director of WINGS, the Washington Medical Technology Angel Investor Network.
Prior to joining WBBA and WINGS, Christiana consulted for multiple emerging biotechnology and med tech companies in Cambridge, MA and supported the Executive Director of the Boston-based, non-profit organization Women Entrepreneurs in Science and Technology (WEST). She also started, ran and sold a women’s health and fitness business between 2007-2010.
Christiana holds a PhD in Physiology from the University of Michigan and completed postdoctoral work at the University of Washington, Harvard Medical School & Children's Hospital Boston.