Federica Brecha

Student Division Recruitment Chair

Federica is a second-year student from California studying at the University of Utah School of Medicine. She received a BS in Neuroscience from Duke University in 2016, where she researched spatial patterning of retina cells, led the club figure skating team, and attended many basketball games. Upon graduation, Federica spent a year working as a Research Technician in the Kay lab to complete her undergraduate research project. She then transitioned to join AmeriCorps as a communications coordinator for the Red Cross Los Angeles Chapter. In medical school, Federica has returned to a research role focusing on patient centered decision-making. She is also a part of the Professionalism and Diversity Committee and co-leader of the AMWA chapter and the Women Empowering Women in Leadership group at UUSOM. Outside of medical school, she enjoys skiing, eating and everything about Italy.

 

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