Executive Board

Executive Director: Daniel Berkovich

Exec FL19 – FL20 | Writer FL18 – SP19

Daniel is a senior from St. Louis, Missouri majoring in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry with a minor in Writing. He joined Frontiers because he believes communication is an integral and often-overlooked aspect of health science. He works in a protein biochemistry lab on the Danforth Campus where he studies metabolic enzymes in plants. In his free time, Daniel enjoys listening to all kinds of music and hanging out with friends. He also really likes going to parks in the rare case that St. Louis weather permits.


Executive Director: Keshav Kailash

Exec FL19 – FL20 | Writer SP18 – FL19 | SP18 – SP20

Keshav is a senior from Kansas City majoring in Biomedical Engineering with minors in Computer Science and Mechanical Engineering. He joined Frontiers in his first year at WashU and is a writer and executive member. Outside of Frontiers, Keshav conducts research in a biomechanics lab in the mechanical engineering department. He spends his free time running and hanging out with friends.


Co-Editor-in-Chief: Anhthi Luong

Exec SP18 – FL20 | Writer FL17 – SP18, SP19 | Editor FL17 – SP18, SP19

Anhthi is a senior from St. Louis, Missouri, majoring in Neuroscience. She is interested in applying to medical school to obtain a M.D. in addition to potentially a MPH. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, baking, and spending time with friends and family. On campus, she is a part of a clinical anesthesiology research lab at the medical school, Lunar New Year Festival, Alpha Epsilon Delta, and volunteering at the hospital.


Co-Editor-in-Chief: Soyi Sarkar

Exec SP18 – FL20 | Writer SP18 – FL19 | Editor SP18 – FL18, FL19

Soyi is a senior from Short Hills, New Jersey majoring in Neuroscience and Statistics. She joined Frontiers to understand the intersection of medicine and journalism, specifically how we can use medical journalism to mitigate healthcare disparities. Soyi is interested in cancer research, medical journalism, and volunteering with underserved populations. In her free time, she loves painting, solving crossword puzzles, and exploring new restaurants on the Loop.


Co-Director of Public Relations: Casey Connelly

Exec FL19 – FL20 | Editor SP19

Casey is a senior from New York City majoring in Economics with a minor in PNP. She joined Frontiers to learn more about current health problems and to be part of the production of a magazine, especially the editing and distribution processes. She enjoys reading, photography, yoga, and traveling in her spare time.


Co-Director of Public Relations: Jennifer Broza

Exec SP20 – FL20 | Illustrator FL18 – FL20

Jennifer is a junior from White Plains, NY planning to major in Cognitive Neuroscience. She is interested in pursuing a career in medicine. In her free time, Jennifer enjoys painting, drawing, and exploring St. Louis. She is also a Calc 3 RPM and will be involved in research and volunteering this semester.


Director of Operations: Isaac Mordukhovich

Exec FL19 – FL20 | Writer/Editor SP18 – FL20

Isaac is a senior from Chandler, AZ studying Neuroscience with a minor in Psychology. Through his research and coursework, Isaac has developed a passion for psychiatry, systems neuroscience research, and personality disorders. Beyond Frontiers, Isaac enjoys working at a psychopharmacology lab, volunteering, rock climbing, and daydreaming about snowboarding.


Co-Web Editor: Amaan Qazi

      Exec SP20FL20 |
      Editor FL18FL20

 

Amaan is a senior from St. Louis, Missouri, majoring in Biology with minors in Economics and Philosophy. In general, he is interested in medicine, immunology research, and ancient history. Aside from Frontiers, Amaan enjoys playing soccer, volunteers with the Campus Y and the Campus Interview Team, and is an avid photographer.


Co-Web Editor: Ryan Chang

Exec SP20 – FL20 | Writer FL19 – SP20 | Editor FL19 – FL20

Ryan is a sophomore from Houston, TX planning to major in neuroscience with a minor in medical humanities. He loves scientific writing and joined Frontiers to continue exploring that passion while learning about different health-related issues. In his free time, Ryan enjoys spending time with friends, listening to music, and playing tennis. On campus, he is also involved as a nutritional counselor and WUSA. 


Co-Director of Design: Lucy Chen

Exec FL19 – FL20 | Illustrator SP18 – FL18

Lucy is a senior from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania studying Communication Design with a minor in Art History. She is interested in the impact of design in medicine and other aspects of the world. Additionally, Lucy enjoys learning how to design typography and lettering. In her free time, she’s an avid dancer with an addiction to caffeine and chocolate (best combined in a mocha).


Co-Director of Design: Victoria Xu

Exec FL19 – FL20 | Print Design Assistant FL19-SP20 | Illustrator FL18 – FL20

Victoria is a junior studying Communication Design with minors in Biology and Human-Computer Interactions. She is interested in medicine, psychology, ui/ux/ix design, and product design. In her free time, Victoria enjoys visiting museums, binge-watching Youtube videos, journaling, and playing the flute. She is also a member of Synapse and the China Care Club.


Co-Director of Outreach: 
Ayda Oktem

Exec SP20-FL20 |
Writer FL18 – FL19

Ayda is a junior from Istanbul, Turkey majoring in Global Health and WGSS with a minor in Biology. She is interested in medicine and often reads and writes about current public health problems. Aside from Frontiers, Ayda enjoys baking, drinking tea, sleeping in odd positions, and reading. She is also a part of Heart for the Homeless and European Horizons.


                                     Co-Director of Outreach:
                                   Shubhanjali “Shub” Minhas

Exec SP20-FL20 | Writer FL19 |  Illustrator SP20

Shub is a sophomore from Columbia, SC, planning to major in either Biochemistry or Molecular Biology with a minor in Anthropology. She joined Frontiers to improve her writing abilities and become more informed of developments in the medical community. In her free time, she loves to draw, sing, and listen to music. Shub is also a WUSA and Chemistry PLTL Leader and is involved in research at WashU Medical School.


Director of Finances: Alyssa Hyman

Exec SP20–FL20|
  Writer FL18–SP20

Alyssa is a junior from Westport, Connecticut majoring in Accounting and minoring in Business Analytics. She is interested in public accounting, public health, and medicine. In her free time, Alyssa enjoys working out, cooking, listening to music, and hanging out with friends.


Co-Director of Design: Eugenia Yoh

      Exec/Illustrator FL19-FL20

Eugenia is a senior from Orange County, California studying Communication Design. She is interested in illustrating and narrative writing. In her free time, Eugenia enjoys writing letters and falling asleep to good books. She is also involved in CCC, LNYF, TSO, and other things with acronyms.


Faculty Advisor: Seema Dahlheimer 

Seema, from St. Louis, teaches Technical Writing and is a faculty member of the Engineering Communication Center at Washington University, where she helps Engineering students with all types of writing. She has been working with Wash U students on personal statements for medical school for over a decade, and loves helping them rediscover and articulate their passion for medicine. Seema is also a freelance writer, an aspiring novelist, a bibliophile, a food lover, and an advocate for how great St. Louis is. She spends most of her free time with her husband and 3-year-old son–exploring playgrounds, trying to cook Indian food the way her mom did, reading more children’s books than she ever thought possible, and explaining everything from why the Earth spins to where all the snow goes when it melts to where chocolate milk comes from–Chocolate cows.


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