NATIONAL PRESIDENT

Jacob is an infectious disease researcher at Harvard’s Wyss Institute and is doing his master’s thesis at Boston Children’s Hospital. He has previously worked as chief financial officer and chief operating officer of a non-profit organization.

He is interested in public health education and awareness, vaccines, and diagnostics.

Jacob earned his B.S. in Biology, Washington and Lee University (2019); MMSc. Immunology, Harvard Medical School (2021)

SvP LEADERSHIP

CO-FOUNDER & MEMBER of BOARD of DIRECTORS

Gwendolyn Lee

Gwendolyn previously worked at the Massachusetts Health Policy Commission. She currently sources ventures using artificial intelligence and health tech for Innospark Ventures and Flare Capital Partners.

She is interested in the intersection between health policy, population health, and digital health innovation.

 

Gwendolyn earned her B.A. at the School of Public & International Affairs, Princeton University (2016); MPP, Harvard Kennedy School (2020); MD, UCLA (2022)

NATIONAL VICE PRESIDENT

Grant McComb

Grant is a serial entrepreneur, owning three businesses and consulting with many more. He was the President of Pasadena Media and  is now pivoting towards government via international relations and policy making endeavors.

He is interested in public policy making and how it impacts the public, as well as finding solutions in the private sector for social and political issues.

 

Grant is pursuing an International Relations degree, Harvard DCE (2021)

 CO-FOUNDER & MEMBER of BOARD of DIRECTORS

Alexandria Lee

Alexandria previously worked at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. She is currently working on her reproductive epidemiology thesis at Massachusetts General Hospital and researches with the Prevention Research Center at the Harvard Chan School of Public Health.

She is interested in bridging the gap between public health and medicine

Alexandria earned her B.S. in Anthropology and Evolutionary Medicine, UCLA (2018); M.S. in Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health (2020)

DIRECTOR of YOUTH PROGRAMMING

Alexis previously conducted research through the Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo regarding the relationship between psychiatric and systemic illness. She is currently studying medicine, working toward her M.D. through Trinity School of Medicine. 

She is interested in medical education and reversing the stigma of mental health in medicine. 

Alexis earned her Psychology degree, University at Buffalo and is an MD candidate, Trinity School of Medicine.

DIRECTOR of EDUCATION

Mina Yu

Mina is a student researcher studying cryptophyte photochemistry and immune system modulation by heme-containing enzymes. She serves as the Editor in Chief of the Nassau Literary Review and volunteers with the Red Cross, Learning Ally, and the Kidney Disease Screening and Awareness Program. 

 

She is interested in the interplay between immunology and virology, utilizing a chemical perspective to address biomedical questions in research, and helping foster the awareness and compassion necessary to combat national and global health inequities. 

 

Mina is pursuing her degree in chemistry (minors in global health and creative writing) at Princeton University.

DIRECTOR of PUBLIC

ENGAGEMENT

LisaMichelle Pecaro

LisaMichelle currently works for the Princeton Review as an online instructor in Science and Economics.

 

She is interested in virology and completed her undergraduate research thesis on the topic of Zika virus infection, microcephaly, and dengue virus vaccination. In this paper, she explored how antibody dependent enhancement may be a causative link between these conditions.

LisaMichelle earned her degree in Biology, Harvard University. 

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