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Krishna Patel

Dr. Krishna Patel was born in London, England and moved to the US when she was 5. She grew up in Lake Mary, FL and went to the University of Miami for her undergraduate studies where she received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. She attended American University of Antigua for medical school and rotated …read more

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Krishna Patel

Lydia Wu

Born and raised in New York City, Dr. Lydia Wu attended the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education where she was first exposed to the importance of community health and primary care in underserved communities. In medical school, she volunteered in community health centers and was an active participant in many community health fairs. Dr. …read more

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Sarah Baden

Dr. Sarah Baden grew up in New York City. After spending more than a decade working for organizations in underserved areas and with marginalized populations both in the United States and abroad, she was convinced to return to school to pursue medicine so that she could better address the myriad physical, social and mental health …read more

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Monalisa Ghose

Dr. Monalisa Ghose was born in Orange, California and grew up outside of Los Angeles before her family moved to the East Coast. She went to college at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh where she was involved in dance and studied Biology and English. Dr. Ghose took a gap year to do neuroscience research at …read more

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Monalisa Ghose

Nina Ragaz

After training at the Boston Conservatory for Musical Theater, Dr. Nina Ragaz moved to New York City for her medical education. Although she loved being in musicals, a brush with illness in her family sparked her interest in medicine. After this personal experience, Dr. Ragaz decided to become a doctor so that she could then …read more

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Nina Ragaz

Medhanit Tekle

Originally born in Ethiopia, Dr. Medhanit Tekle moved with her family to Northern Virginia where she spent most of her childhood. After receiving her bachelor’s degree from Washington and Lee University, she spent several years working in a psychiatric clinical research office before accepting a scholarship to attend medical school at the Escuela Latinoamericana de …read more

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Medhanit Tekle

Sha’llah Brewton

Dr. Sha’llah Brewton grew up in Newburgh, NY. After receiving her BA from SUNY Stony Brook in Multidisciplinary Studies with concentrations in Biology, Africana studies and Dance, Sha’llah attended the Latin American School of Medicine in Havana, Cuba. There, she became fluent in Spanish and deepened her commitment to decreasing health disparities in African-American/Black and …read more

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Sha’llah Brewton

Rebecca Giusti

Dr. Rebecca Giusti was born in Juneau, Alaska and grew up in six different states. She received a BA in Art History from Bard College and completed a post baccalaureate program at Columbia University. While in medical school at Oregon Health and Science University, Dr. Giusti co-founded a student group to advocate for the needs …read more

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Tamra Travers

Originally from the Orlando, Florida region, Dr. Tamra Travers studied medical anthropology with a minor in African studies at the University of Florida. While in college, she began her service career by becoming a live-in community member at the Gainesville Catholic Worker House. As a medical student, Dr. Travers sought opportunities to provide health care …read more

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Tamra Travers

Jiana Menendez

Dr. Jiana Menendez grew up in Northern Virginia, where she attended a magnet school for science and technology. From there she enrolled in art school at Savannah College of Art and Design, before returning to the sciences and earning a biology degree from the College of William and Mary. She attended Icahn School of Medicine …read more

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