Community Mentors

Want to become a mentor?

Mentors will spend several hours per month working with teams to advance their ideas and give expert input. Mentors will be given progress reports and help shape the future of team success! As a mentor you will inspire the next generation of tick borne illness innovators and leaders!


Joseph J. Burrascano Jr, MD

Medical Director, Superior Biologics NY

Amanda Elam, PhD

CEO and Co-Founder, Galaxy Diagnostics, Inc.

Lia Gaertner, MS

Director of Education and Outreach at the Bay Area Lyme Foundation

Christine Green, MD

Education Co-Director, Invisible International

Eileen Lovell

Stakeholder Relations Chair, Invisible International

Laura Lott, MBA

Chief Executive Officer, Invisible International

Nicole Malachowski

Advisory Board Chair of Patient Advocacy

Elizabeth L. Maloney, MD

Education Co-Director, Invisible International

Charlotte Mao, MD

Curriculum Director, Invisible International

Rhonda Shrader, MBA

Executive Director , Bay Area Node for NSF I-Corps & Berkeley-Haas Entrepreneurship Program

Nev Zubcevik, DO

Chief Medical Officer, Invisible International

Invisible International’s Lovell Community Initiative

Mark and Eileen Lovell gave a trailblazing and transformational gift to create Invisible International and the Lovell Community Platform. Thanks to their support, Invisible International is able to deliver programs that will change the landscape of tick borne illness and other invisible illnesses through innovation, education, and research.