Anna Vardapetyan is a first-year, undergraduate pre-medical student at the University of California, Berkeley pursuing a degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology and intending to minor in Data Sciences and Public Health. This is her first year of involvement with AMWA and is currently focusing on findings way to make change – even at the local scale – by combining her 3 intersecting passions for medicine, data science, and policy. She’s also working at the Balsara Lab under the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering assisting on project to design a filter that helps reduce chemotherapeutic side effects through intra-arterial drug administration. With just a semester in her pocket, she’s excited to become an even more involved member of the wonderful AMWA community.
Tiffany is a student majoring in Molecular and Cell Biology with an Immunology Emphasis at UC Berkeley. She joined AMWA during her freshman year and now serves as the Gender and Sexual Health Committee Head, focusing on eliminating healthcare inequities for women and the LGBTQ community. She currently works on the Information and Referral helpline at the Women’s Cancer Resource Center and conducts research on glioblastoma multiforme at the Undergraduate Lab at Berkeley. She looks forward to extending AMWA’s mission of advocacy and women empowerment through her work with the national organization.