PhD Candidate in BCB and the first cohort of the WPI/UMMS Joint Program. She is pursuing her thesis research in the Grunwald Lab at the RTI at UMMS and collaborates with the Korkin Lab. Her research interests include mitochondrial disease, host-pathogen relations, and the biological bases of psychiatric disorders. Prior to coming to starting her PhD, she worked for the State Epidemiologist on analyzing diagnostic criteria for Lyme Disease surveillance. She earned her MPH, concentrating in epi/biostats, and studied the fidelity of MIIS data for tracking childhood immunization rates. Other adventures in academia included teaching HS math and science as well as working in ed publishing. As an undergrad, she studied math and philosophy at BC.
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