Executive Director: Daniel Berkovich
Exec FL19 – SP21 | 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 – SP21 | Writer 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.
Shubhanjali “Shub” Minhas
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.
Co-Editor-in-Chief: Anhthi Luong
Exec SP18 – SP21 | 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 – SP21 | 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-Editor-in-Chief: Frank Lin
Writer FL19-SP21 | Editor FL19-SP21
Frank is a junior from University Place, Washington, studying Biochemistry and minoring in math and anthropology. He joined Frontiers to explore current advancements in biological research and policies. Outside of classes, he also is involved in the swim club, does research in a lab, and volunteers for a hospital.
Exec SP20 – SP21 | Writer FL19 – SP21 | Editor FL19 – SP21
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 issues related to health. In his free time, Ryan enjoys watching movies, spending time with friends, listening to music, and playing tennis. On campus, he is also involved as a nutritional counselor and WUSA.
Exec SP21 | Writer FL20 – SP21|Editor FL20 – SP21
Alexandra is a freshman from Naperville, Illinois, interested in a major within the Psychological and Brain Sciences as well as a minor in Bioinformatics. She is excited to explore a wide breadth of health-related topics during her time in Frontiers and seeks to contribute to the production of quality science communication. In addition to getting involved with research and volunteering, Alexandra frequently enjoys playing tennis, reading, and engaging in thoughtful late-night chats.
Director of Outreach: Alicia Yang
Exec SP21 | Writer FL18- SP21
Alicia is a sophomore from Acton, Massachusetts majoring in Biology/Neuroscience, and minoring in Medical Humanities and Writing. She joined Frontiers because she loves reading the works of physician writers and framing complicated science concepts in a human context. In her free time, she enjoys doing research at the medical school, volunteering, and occasionally running.
Co-Director of Public Relations: Casey Connelly
Exec FL19 – SP21 | 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.
Exec SP20 – SP21 | Illustrator FL18 – SP21
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.
Exec FL19 – SP21 | Writer/Editor SP18 – SP21
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 SP20–SP21 | Editor FL18–SP21
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: Haleigh Pine
Exec SP21 | Writer FL20 – SP21 | Editor FL20 – SP21
Haleigh is a freshman from Glen Ridge, New Jersey majoring in biomedical engineering. She joined Frontiers to learn more about current health issues and be involved in magazine production. Outside of Frontiers, she does prehospital engineering research, enjoys reading and playing tennis and loves board games.
Co-Web Editor: Neha Adari
Exec SP21| Writer FL20 – SP21| Editor FL20 – SP21| Illustrator FL 20- SP21
Neha is a freshman from Brandon, Mississippi who is currently undecided. She joined Frontiers to investigate medical advancements and explore the intersection between health and the humanities. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with friends, making art, and traveling.
Co-Director of Design: Lucy Chen
Exec FL19 – SP21 | Illustrator SP18 – SP21
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 – SP21 | Print Design Assistant FL19-SP20 | Illustrator FL18 – SP21
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:
Exec SP20- SP21 |
Writer FL18 – SP21
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.
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.
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.