Atkins is a senior studying psychology, and plans to pursue a career in the medical field. She is passionate about volunteering as a firefighter and EMT in her hometown of Clarence Center, NY. Atkins spends her free time being physically active, and catching up on Grey's Anatomy.
Belous is a sophomore pursuing an exercise science degree, with plans to complete the doctorate of physical therapy. She is especially interested in working overseas as a physical therapist for some period of time. Belous enjoys volunteering at Ten Thousand Villages, a local non-profit store. In her free time, she enjoys bike riding, pursuing photography and trying new things.
Carrasco is a senior from New Jersey studying pharmacology and toxicology. She plans to either continue to graduate school for a masters in Pharmaceutical Sciences, or into an osteopathic medical school. Outside of her research and studies, she is an active member of UB Quidditch, and likes to read, crochet and draw in her spare time.
Dorleans is a senior studying cultural anthropology. She plans to pursue a career in the realm of public health. Dorleans is greatly interested in health education, specifically sexual health. She loves volunteering, mentoring and engaging in hands on research. Dorleans enjoys immersing with her Caribbean background, zumba, writing poetry, traveling abroad and staying connected to her hometown of Queens, New York.
Jennifer Everdyke is currently completing her dietetic internship through the University at Buffalo, as well as her master of science in exercise science. She has a bachelor of arts from SUNY New Paltz in french, anthropology, and communication media production, as well as a bachelor of science in nutrition management from the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). She has many different fitness/nutrition certifications and has had a variety of related experience including working at as a personal trainer in the Fitness Lab at RIT, a fitness instructor at the YMCA of Greater Rochester, and a dietetic assistant at St. Ann's Care Center in Rochester. Outside of school, Jennifer teaches a Pre-K Sunday school class at Northridge Church, instructs Zumba at the YMCA and optimistically cheers on the Buffalo Bills.
Ewing is a junior from East Amherst, NY studying biomedical sciences. She wishes to pursue a career in the medical field. Ewing is very interested in specializing in ophthalmology or pediatrics and enjoys volunteering at local hospitals. In her spare time, Ewing enjoys skiing, playing tennis and occasionally practicing her violin.
Barich is currently a fifth year pursuing a special major in nutritional science with a dual minor in public health and health and wellness at the University at Buffalo. She plans to continue her studies in Canada to pursue a professional career in dietetics as a registered dietitian. She hopes to eventually achieve her masters in Public Health as well. Barich is also the team captain of the University at Buffalo women’s distance running program (cross-country and track). She also tutors nutrition, enjoys hiking, cooking, biking, and writing in her spare time.
Paramveer Kaur (Pam) Kaur is a senior pursuing a medicinal chemistry degree, and wishes to pursue a career in the medical field. She is especially interested in specializing in pediatrics. Outside of academics, Kaur is an active member of Alpha Phi Omega, a national coeducational service organization. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, traveling, and trying different types of desserts.
Muniak is a psychology major with goals of pursuing a graduate degree in counselling psychology and psychotherapy. She aspires to study and work in the field of mental health. Outside of her academics, she is passionate about volunteering at the Distress Centre of Niagara where she assists and provides remote support to individuals in crisis and life threatening situations. Muniak caught the travel bug during her trip to the Dominican Republic, where she volunteered with the Dominican Canadian Community Development Group (DCCD), an experimental educational program with a strong emphasis on social justice and environmental issues. Along with volunteering, spending quality time with her friends and family, is what she enjoys doing most.
A Buffalo native, Sion is pursuing a bachelor's degree in nursing. She plans on continuing on to graduate school to become a nurse practitioner. Sion has been working in the Nutrition and Health Research Lab since 2012. In her free time, she enjoys running, reading, spending time with friends and family and watching movies.
Toohey is a junior in the Occupational Therapy BS/MS program. She has a special interest in focusing her career on the neurology side of rehabilitative sciences. Outside of academics, Toohey is an active member in UB's Leadership & Service Club and Occupational Therapy Club. In her free time, loves soccer, reading, hiking and reruns of Criminal Minds.
Vattana is a senior pursuing dual degrees in biomedical sciences and Spanish with a minor in pharmacology and toxicology. She is currently completing the medical school application process. In her free time, Vattana loves playing soccer and running.
Kailey Zhu is currently a senior that is pursing a psychology major at the University at Buffalo. She also has two minors in Public Health and Health & Wellness. Kailey is interested in health promotion and wellness education. She aspires to help improve quality of life and reduce health problems among the population. Kailey is also a stress management intern that educate students on stress reduction techniques. During her free time, she likes to practice self-care and explore nature.