Will Lieber is a sophomore Linguistics student interested in pursuing a prison studies certificate. He is interested in carceral healthcare, rural healthcare, and health literacy within his broader interests in studying language. During ReMed, he hopes to continue to use his humanities background to enrich his understanding of medicine. He is also very excited to shadow medical interpreters.
Sriya is a rising senior from Davidson, NC, majoring in Neuroscience with minors in Chemistry and Music. She is deeply interested in the intersection of healthcare and the arts, and believes in the power of combining scientific knowledge with creative expression to promote well-being. By engaging in research on global mental health this summer, Sriya aims to work towards creating lasting worldwide change. Sriya looks forward to learning and further exploring the intersection between medicine and the humanities this summer.
Sophie Wu is a 3rd year student at Duke University originally from Seattle, WA. She is studying biomedical engineering and computer science on the pre-health track with a minor in chemistry. This summer, she will be in Germany conducting machine learning research into protein design as a DAAD-RISE Intern. She hopes to travel across Europe when she can! Additionally, in her free time, she likes to read and listen to music. She is incredibly excited to meet new people and gain a new perspective of healthcare through the ReMed program this summer.
Sophia is a rising senior from Atlanta, GA who is pursuing a degree in Neuroscience (BS) with minors in chemistry and psychology. Her current research interests focus on raising transparency on the health disparities among incarcerated populations to promote justice and equity within the criminal legal system. Through ReMed, she is excited to learn more about how alternative medicine can uphold the ethical responsibilities of healthcare, especially in its relation to improving the health outcomes of the socially disadvantaged. Following the immersive week, Sophia will be working as an EMT to serve her community and gain direct experience in patient care.
Sabrina Sebastian-San Miguel is a rising senior Cultural Anthropology major from Warrenton, VA, who enjoys reading, sunny walks around campus, and trying new coffee spots. This summer, she is working on her senior thesis research at the intersection of chronic illness & disability narratives, visual media, technology, and medicine, and aspires to become an endocrinologist.
Morgan Hough is a rising senior from California majoring in Chemistry and Spanish. Working as the VP of Tutee Programming with GANO, a student-run volunteer program at Duke University, she helps facilitate free English as a second language tutoring to Hispanic adults in Durham, NC. Her dream is to become a Spanish-speaking doctor so she can bridge the language barrier between medicine and her Hispanic community. She hopes that engaging with medical humanities, arts, ethics, and history through ReMed will allow her to further her interest in how doctors can create more integrative and multi-faceted approaches to healthcare treatment.