LUCIA MOKRES DVM
Lucia Mokres, DVM
Lucia Mokres, DVM is a Biotechnology Entrepreneurial Consultant based in the San Francisco Bay Area. She specializes in enabling early stage companies with novel technology to gain traction and develop an investable technology and business model, and helping later stage companies work through scientific, market, regulatory, and clinical challenges. As a veterinarian, she also takes great interest in best practices for veterinary clinic management and in the evolving landscape of veterinary practice including new models of practice ownership and stakeholder engagement including veterinarians, clients, and corporations.
In her spare time, she instructs a Stanford Medical School elective, which provides training for medical students, nurses, physicians and other healthcare professionals in bedside manner, teamwork, leadership, and nonverbal communication skills using horses as a model for the doctor/patient-family-coworker relationship. Additionally, serves on the Association for Women in Science STEM to Market Advisory Board; is a member of the AWIS Palo Alto Mentoring Committee; and mentors other early stage companies through the Springboard Enterprises and California Life Sciences Institute advisory programs.
He is currently on the Board of the Georgia Veterinary Medical Association as well as having served as vice president, president, past president, and treasurer. He has recently become a WebMD Pet Health Community guest expert and has contributed to blog posts and podcasts forVictoria Stilwell’s Positivelyweb site.
He is also an active member in the veterinary management group (VMG) and has written a book entitled “The Business Side of Veterinary Medicine”
Dr. Jones considers himself lucky to have married the girl next door, Courtney. They have been blessed with two energetic boys and one little girl. In his spare time, Dr. Jones likes to fly fish and play basketball and soccer. He is very involved in his church Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church and is a varsity soccer coach at Marist School.