Femida Gwadry‐Sridhar

Founder and CEO

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Femida is a pharmacist, clinical epidemiologist, and methodologist with over 25 years of experience in clinical trials, patient registries, knowledge translation, health analytics, and clinical disease outcomes. Femida has received more than $10 million in research funding as a principal investigator or co-investigator. She was awarded a career scientist award in 2006 from the Canadian Institute of Health Research and through her work founded the first knowledge translation health informatics lab in North America, creating a collaborative ecosystem for interdisciplinary research. Recently recognized as a lifetime fellow of CIHR for her contributions to global research with impact. Femida has published over 200 manuscripts and abstracts in top-tier journals and actively continues her professional interests in enabling technologies for better provider workflow and patient engagement.
Femida is a founding member of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research medication adherence group, which has provided an early glimpse into how to conduct research in adherence. She is an expert reviewer in North America and Europe on large-scale research network grants and a frequent international speaker on patient engagement, patient registries, innovation, health informatics, and data visualization. The recipient of numerous nominations, awards, and positive press, Femida has joined Springboard Enterprises as a female entrepreneur in digital health.