P.D. Soros Fellowship for New Americans


David Mou, 2011

MD, Harvard University

David Mou is the child of immigrants from China

Fellowship awarded to support work towards an MD in Medicine at Harvard University

David is combining the speed of entrepreneurship with the rigor of data science to reinvent mental healthcare delivery. David is the Chief Executive Officer of Cerebral, a leading tele-mental health company committed to improving access to high quality care. Cerebral has improved the lives of hundreds of thousands of Americans across all 50 states. Previously, David was President, Co-founder and Chief Medical Officer of Valera Health, a tele-mental health service that was able to reduce hospitalizations for patients with serious mental illness. David is on faculty at Harvard Medical School, and he is the Director of the Innovations Council for Massachusetts General Hospital's Psychiatry Department. He has conducted research on how technology can help better predict and prevent suicidal behaviors. David has been named 'Top 10 under 35 for Healthcare' by LinkedIn, as well as '40 under 40' for healthcare innovation by MedTech Boston. David is a Soros Fellow, a Gates Scholar, a Horatio Alger National Scholar, and a member of World Economic Forum Global Shapers and the Academy of Achievement. He graduated from Harvard College with a degree in neurobiology, and earned his MD MBA from Harvard Medical School and Harvard Business School. His writings have appeared in the New England Journal of Medicine and Stat.

  • MD Medicine | Harvard University 2014
  • MBA Business | Harvard University 2014
  • BA Neurobiology | Harvard University 2008
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