Danae is a current medical student at Duke University School of Medicine. She majored in Biochemistry at Baylor University in Texas, with a double minor in Biology and Religion. In undergrad, Danae conducted research in DNA replication and repair, which resulted in publications as well as the Baylor University Undergraduate Research in Scholarly Achievement Award, and in Polycystic Kidney Disease at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. In her gap years, she worked in a Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine office to gain more clinical experience, and also volunteered in international medical missions.
Danae has previously mentored pre-medical students at her undergraduate institution as a Student Ambassador, and in Europe. She also has experience working with students as a volunteer teacher in an after-school STEM enrichment program, a high school mentor, and college tutor. She enjoys helping applicants craft strong personal statements and secondaries, as well as strengthening interviewing skills through mock interviews. She is excited to work with students and help them achieve their goals!