Anhthi is a freshman from St. Louis, MO, potentially majoring in Neuroscience and minoring in Medical Humanities and Healthcare Management. She enjoys writing about science and medicine, particularly topics relating to research within the medical community and controversial medical issues. Other than Frontiers, Anhthi is an active hospital volunteer and is a member of an anesthesiology research lab.
Vidushri is a sophomore from Appleton, WI and is studying Cognitive Neuroscience with a minor in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Writing for Frontiers allows her to delve deeper into topics regarding reproductive health, public health, health disparities, and most importantly allows her to express her personal passions with readers. When not writing, she can be found dancing with the WashU Bhangra team, knitting like a grandma, and going to as many concerts as possible.
Alex is a junior from New Jersey studying biology. He is writing in this issue of Frontiers for his first time, because he likes writing and trying new things. He especially enjoys tackling off the wall topics and generating enthusiasm for them. In his free time, he hangs out in McDonnell doing lab work and anywhere he can talk about science.
Heather is a freshman from Seattle, Washington, studying Biology and Sociology. She joined Frontiers to explore topics in public health policies, recent biomedical research, and human rights. In her free time, she plays the violin in a chamber quartet.
Akshay is a freshman from Chantilly, Virginia, studying biomedical engineering with a possible minor in computer science. He began writing for Frontiers to become more aware of current issues in the field of medicine, as well as to understand how medicine, engineering, and policy react to changes in our everyday life. Outside of academics, he loves listening to music, biking, reading sci-fi, and watching soccer at 7 AM every weekend.
Annie is a freshman from New York on a pre-medical track. She plans to major in Biology and English, and wants to explore science and medicine through writing. She enjoys singing opera, figure skating, reading sci-fi, and playing video games all while feeling immensely guilty about the work she’s putting off.
Yumi is a sophomore from Tokyo, Japan studying biology. She has been a writer since fall of sophomore year, and enjoys researching current innovations in the health field for Frontiers. In her free time, you can find her exploring the outdoors, watching anything Star Wars, and daydreaming about her next meal.
Chase is a freshman from Chicago, Illinois who is studying on a pre-med track and considering majoring in Economics. He joined Frontiers at the beginning of the spring semester as a writer and editor, and he hasn’t regretted his decision for one second. Besides writing and editing, Chase pursues a wide variety of other hobbies including fishing, playing guitar, and juggling.