Alex is a recent PhD graduate from The University of Chicago Molecular Metabolism & Nutrition program. She’s an NYC native and completed her bachelor’s in biology/pre-med at New York’s College of Mount Saint Vincent in 2011. Alex enjoys creating a positive impact and connecting on an individual level via peer mentorship and volunteer leadership positions. She focuses on diversity and inclusion, science education, and patient impact. Alex’s guilty pleasure is Marvel superhero TV shows. She also enjoys meditation, yoga, and exploring new places, especially abroad. Alex is looking forward to incorporating her growth mindset to actively problem-solve with students, address their academic needs, and help propel them toward success.