Lauren is a medical student at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. She has completed her third year of medical school, and is currently doing a one-year research fellowship in an Immunology lab at Stanford as a Howard Hughes Medical Research Fellow.
Lauren completed her Bachelor of Arts in Human Biology at Stanford University. After graduating from Stanford, she spent three years working in Global Health before applying to medical school. She spent her first two years working for the World Health Organization (WHO) in both Switzerland and the Philippines and her third year working at Johns Hopkins University. She is especially passionate about the intersection of immunology, infectious disease, epidemiology, and clinical medicine.
When she isn’t studying, Lauren loves playing soccer, whitewater kayaking, traveling, and backpacking. She also loves mentoring students and is especially excited about working with non-traditional and pro-bono applicants.