Public Health/Mental Health/Medicine

Erin Youn ’24

Erin Youn showing the anatomy of bones.

Advanced Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, San Francisco, CA This summer, I interned at Advanced Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (AOSM), a private orthopedic practice in San Francisco. I had the opportunity to work under Dr. James Chen, who aims to serve patients with the best quality orthopedic care so patients may… Continue reading »

Nathan Szeto ’23

Nathan Szeto working.

University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI This summer I worked with the University of Michigan School of Public Health’s (UMSPH) Department of Biostatistics in Ann Arbor. UMSPH performs research in topics relevant to the public health of the United States and globally. The school’s key values… Continue reading »

Ellia Chiang ’25

Ellia Chiang in the lab.

Boston Children’s Hospital, Neurosurgery Department, Boston, MA This summer, I worked at Boston Children’s Hospital in the Benowitz Lab, which focuses on optic nerve regeneration. In the central nervous system, optic nerve regeneration and growth is extremely limited after traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries, strokes and degenerative diseases. The… Continue reading »

Stephanie Wistreich ’24

Stephanie Wistreich working.

NYU Steinhardt, Mindful Education Lab, New York, NY This summer I was an intern for the Mindful Education Lab at NYU Steinhardt. The lab primarily looks at the psychological and neurological effects of mindfulness on student learning, teacher effectiveness and school and classroom climate. Educational interventions developed at the lab… Continue reading »

Lucy Grossbard ’23

Lucy Grossbard working remotely.

Yeshiva University, Attachment & Psychotherapy Process Lab, New York, NY This summer, I worked as a research assistant at the Attachment & Psychotherapy Process Lab, led by Dr. Jordan Bate ’06, Professor of Psychology at the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology at Yeshiva University. Dr. Bate’s lab is in the… Continue reading »

Sam Magid ’25

Sam Magid working on the go.

University of California, San Francisco, Global Action in Nursing, San Francisco, CA Global Action in Nursing (GAIN), founded in 2017 at the University of California, San Francisco, has one primary goal: to decrease maternal and newborn deaths across Liberia, Malawi and Sierra Leone—three countries facing high birth-related mortalities and a… Continue reading »

Isabella Nadel ’24

Selfie of Isabella Nadel.

McLean Hospital, Gunderson Personality Disorders Institute, Belmont, MA This summer, I worked as a research assistant at McLean Hospital at the Gunderson Personality Disorders Institute (GPDI) under the supervision of Dr. Lois Choi-Kain. GPDI specializes in research about borderline personality disorder, which has a history of being highly stigmatized within… Continue reading »

Jill Parsons ’23.5

Jill Parsons in the lab.

Boston University and Boston Medical Center, Center for Regenerative Medicine, Boston, MA This summer I worked at the Wilson Lab, researching the genetic causes of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). This lab operates in the Center for Regenerative Medicine, which is a unique partnership between Boston University and Boston Medical… Continue reading »

Emily Batchelor ’23

Emily Batchelor and lab tech pose for a photo.

Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA This summer I was very fortunate to be able to work in Dr. Priscilla Brasianos’s brain metastasis research lab at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). Brain metastasis is cancer that has originated elsewhere in the body but spreads to the brain, penetrating the blood-brain barrier. In… Continue reading »

Kiara Tan ’23

Kiara Tan outside the lab.

Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA This summer I worked at the Mannix/Meehan/Qiu Lab at Boston Children’s Hospital. Broadly the lab works on exploring traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) and concussions. They look at different treatments for concussions, blood biomarkers for analyses and behavioral outcomes. They currently use a mouse model but… Continue reading »