2014 Equity Interns
The University of Texas at Brownsville
Faculty Mentor: Kirsten J Lampi, M.S., Ph.D.
As a junior at the University of Texas at Brownsville, Selina maintains a 3.9 GPA, while working part-time as an intern at a private dental practice. She's a UT-Brownsville "University Scholar" and has consistently made it to the President's List. more about Selina
"My eventual goal is to obtain an M.D./Ph.D. so that I can use my research to help others understand more about the human body and how it works." more about Kemi
Ariadna Covarrubias Ornelas
Gisela Abigail Gonzalez-Montiel
University of Portland
Research Mentor:Show-Ling Shyng, Ph.D.
"The most important value I have learned is the hands-on experience of working in a laboratory doing research." more about Gisela
Hai DaoOregon State University
Clinical Mentor: Mary Tanski, M.D.
"I empathize how hard it is to learn a second language, so I wanted to share what I have with others." more about Hai
"I strive for excellence on a daily basis. I want my future patients to know they have the best doctor in me." more about Gemechu
"Through research, I want to educate my patients and the next generation of doctors to improve medical practices, processes, and policies for both patients and providers." more about Metrah
Yaldah Mohammed Nader
"As a coalition, we are working with Planned Parenthood and Oregon Health and Science University to better understand the roots of high-unplanned teen pregnancy rates among the Hispanic culture." more about Carolina
"I want to make a positive difference in people's lives, especially since I know some of the challenges life comes with, and being a nurse will allow me to do that." more about Torrey
"As I learn more about the eradication and control of diseases due to the efforts of science and public health I want to be part of the team that is building a healthier safer world." more about Eunice