Executive Board

                                     Executive Director:
                                   Shubhanjali “Shub” Minhas

Exec SP20-FL21 | Writer FL19-SP21 |  Illustrator SP20

Shub is a junior 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: Frank Lin

Exec SP20-FL21|Writer FL19-FL21 | Editor FL19-FL21

Frank is a senior 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.

Co-Editor-in-Chief: Ryan Chang

Exec SP20 – FL21 | Writer FL19 – FL21 | Editor FL19 – FL21

Ryan is a junior 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. 

Managing Editor: Alexandra Dram

Exec SP21-FL21 | Writer FL20 – FL21|Editor FL20 – FL21

Alexandra is a sophomore 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-FL21 | Writer FL18- FL21

Alicia is a senior from Acton, Massachusetts majoring in Biology/Neuroscience, and minoring in Medical Humanities and Writing. She loves reading the works of physician writers and de-convoluting complicated science and health concepts. She enjoys the research, interviewing, and writing that goes into each article and hopes to continue incorporating science communication and journalism into her goal of becoming a physician advocate. In her free time, she conducts neuroscience research, volunteers as a Spanish medical interpreter, and swims.

Co-Director of Public Relations: Jennifer Broza

Exec SP20 – FL21 | Illustrator FL18 – FL21

Jennifer is a senior 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.

 Co-Web Editor:   Haleigh Pine

Exec SP21-FL21 | Writer FL20 – FL21 | Editor FL20 – FL21

Haleigh is a sophomore 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 and cellular engineering research, enjoys reading and playing tennis and loves board games.


Co-Web Editor:    Neha Adari

Exec SP21-FL21| Writer FL20 – FL21| Editor FL20 – FL21| Illustrator FL 20- FL21

Neha is a sophomore 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: Victoria Xu

Exec FL19 – FL21 | Print Design Assistant FL19-SP20 | Illustrator FL18 – FL21

Victoria is a senior 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- FL21 |
Writer FL18 – FL21

Ayda is a senior 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.

Director of Finances: Alyssa Hyman

Exec SP20–FL21|
  Writer FL18–SP20

Alyssa is a senior 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.


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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