Christiana DelloRusso is a Partner at Providence Ventures focusing on Devices, Diagnostics, Genomics and Chronic Disease. Prior to joining Providence, Christiana was Vice President, Commercialization at the Washington Biotechnology & Biomedical Association (WBBA), where she supported early stage life science entrepreneurs with consulting, mentorship and investor-focused programming. During this time she also served as 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 and Harvard Medical School/Children's Hospital Boston.