Name: Nora Badiner Hometown: San Francisco, CA Undergrad: UCLA Major: Human Biology & Society, B.S. Future Plans: Obstetrics & Gynecology at NY Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center Favorite Quote: “And though she be but little, she is fierce” - Shakespeare
Name: Allison ColemanHometown: Palo Alto, CAUndergrad: SwarthmoreMajor: PsychologyFuture Plans: Pediatrics, medical educationFavorite Quote: Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. (Winston Churchill)
Name: Tiana Kazemi Hometown: Mountain View, CA Undergrad: University of California, Berkeley Major: Integrative Biology Future Plans: Dermatology at University of Minnesota Favorite Quote: It always seems impossible until it's done - Nelson Mandela
Name: Kelly Roelf Hometown: Iowa City, IA Undergrad: Humboldt State University Major: Cellular and Molecular Biology Future Plans: Pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital Favorite Quote: "To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children, to leave the world a better place, to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived, this is to have succeeded." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Name: Rebecca Thompson Hometown: Mill Valley, CA Undergrad: University of California, Berkeley Major: Molecular and Cell Biology, Infectious Diseases Future Plans: Obstetrics & Gynecology at Oregon Health and Science University Favorite Quote: “Once she knows how to read there's only one thing you can teach her to believe in and that is herself.” - Virginia Woolf
Name: Ashten Waks Hometown: Long Beach, CA Undergrad: Cornell University Major: Human Development Future Plans: Obstetrics & Gynecology at UC San Diego Favorite Quote: "Anyone who doesn't believe in miracles is not a realist."- David Ben-Gurion
Name: Amy Alayari Hometown: Dallas, TX --> San Diego, CA Undergrad: UCLA Major: Neuroscience Future Plans: Pediatrics at Stanford University Favorite Quote: "No man is an island entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main." - John Donne
Name: Lao-Tzu Allan-BlitzHometown: Santa BarbaraUndergrad: New York UniversityMajor: HappinessFuture Plans: Internal Medicine/Pediatrics at Brigham & Women’s HospitalFavorite Quote: "One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful." - Freud.
Name: Kian AsanadHometown: Woodland Hills, CAUndergrad: UCLAMajor: BiologyFuture Plans: Urology at University of Southern California Favorite Quote: "Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence." - Hellen Keller
Name: John (Jonji) Barber Hometown: Santa Cruz, CA Undergrad: UC Davis Major: Exercise Biology Future Plans: Pediatrics at Stanford University Favorite Quote: "Let us step into the night and pursue that flighty temptress, adventure." –Albus Percival Wulfric Brian Dumbledore
Name: Jenna Borok Hometown: San Diego Undergrad: UCLA Major:Anthropology Future Plans: Dermatology at Montefiore Medical Center Favorite Quote: “Be true to yourself. Make each day a masterpiece. Help others. Drink deeply from good books. Make friendship a fine art. Build a shelter against a rainy day.” – John Wooden
Name: Alice Brown Hometown: Stockport, England & Temecula, CA Undergrad: UC Riverside Major: Global Studies Future Plans: Obstetrics & Gynecology at UC Irvine Favorite Quote: "We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided" -Albus Dumbledore
Name: Andrew Campion Hometown: Danville, CA Undergrad: UC Davis Major: Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior Future Plans: Interventional Radiology at Stanford University Favorite Quote: Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment.
Name: Lawrance ChungHometown: Arcadia, CAUndergrad: UCLAMajor: BiologyFuture Plans: Neurosurgery at University of Southern CaliforniaFavorite Quote: "Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible." -Dalai Lama
Name: Jennifer Chyu Hometown: Santa Monica, CA Undergrad: UCLA Major: Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology Future Plans: Urology at University of Washington Favorite Quote: “To infinity and beyond” - Buzz Lightyear
Name: Anthony Daggett Hometown: Phoenix, AZ Undergrad: UC San Diego Major: Psychology & Neurobiochemistry Future Plans: Psychiatry at UC San Francisco Favorite Quote: Brevity is the soul of wit. Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind; and therefore is winged Cupid painted blind. Good night, good night! parting is such sweet sorrow, That I shall say good night till it be morrow. The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.
Name: Sean Dreyer Hometown: Laguna Niguel, CA Undergrad: UC Berkeley Major: Molecular and Cell Biology, Biochem track Future Plans: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at Northwestern University Favorite Quote: “I’m not great at the advice. Can I interest you in a sarcastic comment?” –Chandler Bing
Name: Nadia Faiq Hometown: San Diego, CA Undergrad: University of California, Berkeley Major: Integrative Biology, Public Health Future Plans: Emergency Medicine at Harbor UCLA Favorite Quote: "Through love all that is bitter will be sweet, through love all that is copper will be gold, through love all dregs will become wine, through love all pain will turn to medicine." -Rumi
Name: Xavier Gaeta Hometown: Sunnyvale, CA Undergrad: Stanford University Major: Biological Sciences Future Plans: Pediatrics at UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital Favorite Quote: "The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity." - Ellen Parr
Name: Anju GoyalHometown: Rockford, ILUndergrad: University of ChicagoMajor: BiologyFuture Plans: Med-Peds or PedsFavorite Quote: Bloom where you are planted.
Name: Matthew Hung Hometown: Smithtown, NY Undergrad: Massachusetts Institute of Technology Major: Biological Engineering Future Plans: Interventional Radiology at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Favorite Quote: "ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE!" - Kevin Garnett
Name: Corrine Jansen Hometown: Livermore, CA/Kihei, HI Undergrad: UC Berkeley Major: Biochemistry Future Plans: Obstetrics & Gynecology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Favorite Quote: Ad astra per alia porci.
Name: Rebecca Linfield Hometown: South Bend, IN Undergrad: Yale University Major: Mathematics and Philosophy Future Plans: Infectious Disease Favorite Quote: "A physician does not treat a disease but rather treats a sick human being." Maimonides (1138-1204) in On Asthma
Name: Megan McConnell Hometown: Palatine, Illinois Undergrad: University of California, Los Angeles Major: Human Biology & Society, B.S. Future Plans: Internal Medicine at UC Los Angeles Ronald Reagan Favorite Quote: "You cannot live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you." -John Wooden
Name: Son Nguyen Hometown: Dixon, CA Undergrad: UC Davis Major: Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior Future Plans: Urology at UC Davis Favorite Quote: It's not how many times you get knocked down that count, it's how many times you get back up.
Name: Gwen Owens Hometown: Stillwater, OK Undergrad: Cornell University Major: Biological and Environmental Engineering; Biology (Dual major) Future Plans: Anesthesiology at Brigham & Women’s Hospital Favorite Quote: "Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new." -Albert Einstein
Name: Amy Showen Hometown: Burlingame, CA Undergrad: Stanford University Major: Human Biology Future Plans: Pediatrics at UC San Francisco Favorite Quote: "There's a full moon risin', let's go dancing in the light..." -Neil Young
Name: Alexander Sones Hometown: Los Angeles, CA Undergrad: Washington University in St. Louis Major: Psychology Future Plans: Psychiatry at UC Los Angeles Semel Institute for Neuroscience Favorite Quote: “Be quick but don’t hurry” - John Wooden
Name: James Weinberger Hometown: Los Angeles, CA Undergrad: Duke University Major: Psychology Future Plans: Urology at UC Los Angeles Ronald Reagan Favorite Quote: "Instead of ‘thus it was: thus I willed it"
Name: Rachel Zipursky Hometown: Los Angeles, CA Undergrad: Williams College Major: Biology Future Plans: Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Favorite Quote: "You miss one hundred percent of the shots you never take" - Wayne Gretzky