Congratulations to the 2019 ReMed Summer Fellows
ReMed is an innovative summer fellowship for rising juniors and seniors preparing for health professions. The goal of ReMed is to foster the character, imagination, and practices needed to work effectively in contexts of human suffering. The curriculum uses graphic art, music, expressive writing, puppetry, movement, improvisation, and mindfulness to explore themes often ignored in traditional medical education.
Beau Blass, a junior Neuroscience major from Berwick, PA, researches pediatric concussion with his Bass Connections team and is very proud to be DUMB (Duke University Marching Band).
Cassia Caruth, a junior Linguistics major from Trinidad and Tobago, loves Jesus, food and gardens, enjoys meeting new people and traveling the world. She writes screenplays on the side.
Seva Castleberry is a sophomore sociology major from Los Angeles. He enjoys writing poetry and backpacking, and dislikes fluorescent lighting and injustice. Seva is interested in health policy and pediatrics.
Dahlia Chacon, a junior English major from Rockland County, NY, enjoys hip-hop dance, serves as an RA, volunteers with the Durham Hispanic community, and hopes for a career in Emergency Medicine.
Justin Dhindsa, sophomore biology major from Nevada, enjoys researching ALS in his lab and loves being outdoors—playing soccer, hiking, and swimming.
Jasmine Leahy is a sophomore and Neuroscience major, with Spanish and music minors from Charlotte, NC. She aspires to become a doctor and loves to play trumpet and guitar.
Angus Li, from New Milford, CT, is a junior studying Biomedical Engineering. He leads the Duke-Durham Tennis Project, co-wrote a high school textbook, and has played (4x!) at Carnegie Hall.
Leila Milanfar, (class of 2020) is a Baldwin Scholar and theater nerd from Menlo Park, California. She hopes to win an Oscar or a Tony before medical school because, why not, you know?
Daniel Ntim Daniel Ntim, a junior Public Policy major from Charlotte, NC, loves saying “Godspeed” instead of “good luck,” is exploring the holistic nature of student health and wellness, and can sing.
Uma Rao is a sophomore from San Jose, CA studying Neuroscience. She is involved in research focused on motivation and aging and enjoys dancing in her free time.
Bryce Saba, a sophomore computer science major from Raleigh, NC, enjoys playing soccer and guitar and is curious about the intersection of artificial intelligence and medicine.
Luke Sang, a sophomore Biochemistry major from Austin, TX, researches protein crystallography in the Brennan lab, loves anything basketball-related, and is working towards a career in sports orthopedics.
Christina Shin, a sophomore majoring in Art History from Atlanta, GA, loves doing humanities research and exploring new restaurants with friends as she works towards a career in medicine.
Ayesha Syed, a sophomore biology major from Harrisburg, NC, loves trying new recipes, is a research assistant in Duke’s anesthesiology department, and is working toward a career as a neurologist.
Dominic Tanzillo, junior from California, loves math and neuroscience so much, he couldn’t pick just one. He loves EMT work, Camp Kesem, Billie Eilish’s latest album and storyboarding his own cartoon show.
Songia Wynn, from Charlotte, NC, is a sophomore African and African American Studies major, Chemistry Minor, and Education Minor. She loves stress eating/shopping, especially when an orgo test is coming.
Alan Zhao, a sophomore Biology and History double major from Winston-Salem, NC, loves to keep up with politics, researches sexual assault prevention, and is working toward becoming a psychiatrist.
Lucy Zheng Lucy Zheng is a sophomore from McLean, Virginia majoring in biology. She is fascinated by life, loves the arts and volunteering, and constantly has a song stuck in her head!