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Angel-Grace Charity Leslie
Angel-Grace Charity Leslie is a medical pharmacology doctoral student from the Navajo Nation whose personal experiences led her to study neurodegenerative diseases.
Amanda Wilson, PhD
Amanda Wilson, PhD, reflects on how guidance from experienced public health researchers helped her navigate roadblocks in her work to improve cleaning workers’ respiratory health.
Cristóbal Reyes Cuevas
Cristóbal Reyes Cuevas, who is majoring in biochemistry and physiology at the University of Arizona, has strong roots in his Mexican heritage that influence his desire to pursue medicine.
José Muñoz
José Muñoz uses his experiences growing up in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands and time as a collegiate athlete to inspire his work at the College of Nursing.
Jordan F. Karp, MD
Everyone is alone sometimes. But social isolation and feelings of loneliness can lead to serious health issues and even death.
John Streicher, PhD
Dr. John Streicher provides insights into his research around terpenes, aromatic compounds found in cannabis and other plants, and why they might be a novel way to treat pain.
University of Arizona Health Sciences
Read two first-hand experiences of how University of Arizona Health Sciences summer programs help future health care professionals get research experience and learn about health disparities.
Lily Nguyen, BSN, RN
Lily Nguyen, BSN, RN, is a third-year medical student in the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson whose personal and professional experience ignited a passion to improve mental health services for Asian-American communities.
Helena Morrison, PhD, RN
Helena Morrison, PhD, RN, discusses her passion for studying the brain and her current research on stroke therapies.
Laura Morehouse, MPH, CHES
From accidental medicine overdoses to scorpion stings, see how a poison center answers the call (literally) to provide immediate life-saving information and medical expertise.

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