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Research Program Mentors

Polygence mentors are selected based on their exceptional academic background, teaching experience, and unique ability to inspire the next generation of innovative thinkers and industry leaders.

Healthcare
Avery

Avery

MD candidate

Expertise

Medicine, Religious studies, Ethics, Business

Christina

Christina

MS candidate

Expertise

Anatomy & physiology, clinical medicine

Gaurav

Gaurav

MD candidate

Expertise

Clinical trials/research, Observational studies, Oncology, Anticoagulation, Family Medicine, Infectious Disease, Dermatologic malignancy, Outcomes-based research

Margaret

Margaret

MD/PhD candidate

Expertise

genetics, biology, bioinformatics, medicine

Evan

Evan

MD candidate

Expertise

Medicine, Healthcare, Biology, Chemistry, Medical Technology, Information Systems

Paul

Paul

DPT

Expertise

Health and Wellness, Nutrition, Behavioral Psychology, Kinesiology, Physiology, Entrepreneurship

Jean

Jean

MD candidate

Expertise

biology, global health, health policy, public health, sociology

Kalifa

Kalifa

MD candidate

Expertise

Projects that approach medicine from a public health perspective; Understanding the global implications of health policy; Using quantitative and qualitative analysis

Bijal

Bijal

MHA

Expertise

Public Health, Anthropology, Global Health, Gerontology, Business, Healthcare Administration, Product Development

Jan

Jan

MD

Expertise

neurology, radiology, pediatric surgery,

Angelo

Angelo

PhD

Expertise

Public health, Health Education and Promotion, Health Policy, Health inequities, Health disparities, Healthcare services, Implementation, Evaluation, Community Based Participatory Research, Systematic Review, Qualitative studies

Yuni

Yuni

MPH candidate

Expertise

Public Health, Global Health, Mental Health, Child Development, Qualitative Research, Quantitative Research, Mixed Methods Research

Geoffrey

Geoffrey

MD candidate

Expertise

biology, immunology, microbiology, medicine, clinical laboratory science, business, management, military, leadership development

Rachel

Rachel

MD candidate

Expertise

Medicine & Healthcare, Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, Social Determinants of Health, Women's Health, Case studies on public policy and health outcomes

Zoie

Zoie

MPH

Expertise

Health disparities and social determinants of health (public health), mindfulness, mental health, stress, psychology of addictions, human physiology, medicine, philanthropy/non-profit work

Juliana

Juliana

MPH candidate

Expertise

Mental health research, cognitive science, public health, health policy, disability studies

Emily

Emily

MPH

Expertise

infectious disease, harm reduction/substance use, unhoused populations, trauma-informed care

Oluwaseyi

Oluwaseyi

MD

Expertise

mental health, psychiatry, public health, health disparities, health inequity, medicine, reproductive health, maternal health,

Evelyn

Evelyn

MD candidate

Expertise

Neuroscience, Women's Studies, Medicine, Spanish, Quality Improvement Research, Health outcomes research, Oncological Research, Health disparities research

Jessica

Jessica

MD

Expertise

Medicine, Pre-med, Neuroscience