NEMIC is conveniently located at the heart of Providence's Innovation & Design District and surrounded by our expansive network of top-tier hospitals and institutions, VC groups, corporations, and SMEs in the healthcare space.


We are grounded by our partnerships and experienced advisors whom all work cooperatively together to envision the future of healthcare for the benefit of patients and healthcare providers alike. 

NEMIC was established in 2017 by serial entrepreneurs Lydia Shin Schroter and Aidan Petrie. 


Meet the Team



Aidan Petrie, MID

Founder + Managing Partner, NEMIC
Chief Innovation Officer Emeritus, Ximedica
Adjunct Professor, Rhode Island School of Design

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Lydia Shin Schroter, CPA, MBA

Founder + Managing Partner, NEMIC
  Serial Entrepreneur + Investor

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Danielle Sturm, MBA

Marketing + Communications Manager

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Maey Petrie, BBA

Program Coordinator

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Shivin Khanna

Design + Strategy Intern

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Mariana DeBare

Research + Marketing Intern

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Joey Gu

Project Intern

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advisory Board

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Megan Ranney, MD, MPH

Clinical Advisor, NEMIC

Founding Director, Emergency Digital Health Innovation, Brown University; Chief Research Officer, AFFIRM

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Nevan Hanumara, PhD

Senior Advisor, NEMIC

Research Scientist, MIT
CSO, Raydiant Oximetry

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Subject Matter Advisory Resource Team

Our SMARTeam is a team of subject matter experts that support NEMIC and our community of startups by providing advice, insight, and connections. SMARTeam members are experts in the following topics:

  • Intellectual Property

  • Sales

  • Spine

  • Strategy, Operational Planning

  • Program Management

  • Regulatory

  • Reimbursement

  • Digital + Connected Health

  • HR + Professional Development

  • Capital Raising

  • Product Development

  • Go-to-Market Strategy

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