Meet more of our wonderful group of 2021 Summer Program students.
Miracle Onyeoziri is a rising Senior at the University of Massachusetts – Dartmouth. She is a Health and Society major with an Aging and Health minor. Her career goals are influenced by a love for her community and by a love for science research. Her experiences with community organizing and biological and public health research have sparked her desire to pursue a career as an Epidemiologist with a concentration in data science.
Raven Delfina Otero-Symphony is a first-generation, rising senior majoring in Statistics with studies in Spanish, Population Health, and an interdisciplinary Honors Scholar Distinction at the University of New Mexico. A former El Puente Fellow, Raven currently trains in a computational biostatistics lab as an NIH-funded biomedical MARC Research Scholar. Informed by the disparities of her hometown, Raven believes that biomedical research can solve multi-faceted issues historically unaddressed by such, from mass incarceration to substance addiction and more. Raven’s forthcoming career ambitions include: interning at NASA; graduating in May 2022; conducting research abroad as a Fulbright Scholar; pursuing a PhD in Statistics or Biostatistics; and working at a United States federal agency.
Claudia Ramos is in her Senior year majoring in Biology at the University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras Campus. She plans on graduating in May 2022 and then pursuing graduate school to study Microbiology. Claudia hopes to eventually work at a research lab dealing with natural products and interesting microorganisms which will provide her with enough experience to open up her own lab in the distant future.
Carla Ramos Bezares is currently a Computer Science student at the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus. She will be starting her 5th and last year this August. Since she was a child, she has had an unusual interest in medicine and health and believes that computing has great potential to advance this field in ways not seen before. Carla has been involved in Health Informatics research since her sophomore year. After graduating, she would love to attend graduate school and programs that will help her specialize in this field.