Priya is a junior in the College of Human Ecology majoring in Global & Public Health Sciences and pursuing minors in Inequality Studies and Biological Sciences. In the future, Priya hopes to combine her interests in public health, molecular & cellular biology, and sociology with medicine and earn her MD-MPH. Outside of CHR and her courses, Priya pursues her passion for mixed methods research as a Research Assistant in the Weill Cornell Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine. Additionally, she is a member of the Society for India E-Board, and works for the Institute for African Development and Olin/Uris Libraries. Priya’s favorite aspect of CHR is that it provides a unique platform for Cornellians of any background to explore the healthcare topics they are interested in, and create meaningful articles and works of art.
Grace is a senior studying Policy, Analysis and Management with a business minor in the College of Human Ecology. Outside of CHR, she is involved in the Young Researchers Program. In her free time, Grace is an avid runner and a fan-favorite of local eateries! As someone who enjoys reading and writing about healthcare literature, she is fascinated by the ever-changing landscape of healthcare innovation, which is what prompted her to join CHR. Specifically, Grace is interested in developing an equitable healthcare system and increasing access to healthcare in rural areas. In the future, she hopes to pursue a career in healthcare and pharmaceutical consulting. The flexibility writers have to choose their article topic is Grace’s favorite aspect of CHR!
Journey is a senior Science & Technology Studies major in the College of Arts and Sciences. She served as CHR President 2020-2021, and will serve as Senior Advisor for the publication this year. Journey is passionate about the intersection of emerging technology and medical humanities, and hopes to combine these interests in a career as a clinician-researcher. Outside of class, Journey is also involved in metabolic disease research with the Cummings Lab and helps with various STEM outreach activities on campus. In her free time, she enjoys rock climbing and outdoor activities, playing piano, and discovering new music on Spotify. Journey loves many aspects of CHR, especially the passion that our writers and editors have for sharing reputable scientific information on a diverse array of topics.
Nabiha is a junior in Human Ecology studying Nutritional Science. She joined CHR as Co-Arts Editor last semester and is excited to continue overlooking the work of all the amazing artists on the team. Her favorite part of CHR is being able to merge her hobby as an artist with her interests in healthcare. She is also an Undergraduate Research Assistant at the Lujan Lab where she analyzes ultrasound images of polycystic ovaries. Some of her other involvements on campus include Cornell Sitara-- a competitive Bollywood Fusion dance team, as well as the Cornell Pre-Dental Society, Smiles for Students, and the Bangladeshi Students Association. She also tutors students in grades K-8. In the future, she hopes to pursue a career in dentistry, using her background in nutrition and education to create a more holistic approach to healthcare that empowers patients over their own oral health.
Caroline Lee is a senior Biology & Society major in the College of Arts and Sciences. She also hopes to pursue a minor in Nutritional Sciences. Outside of CHR, Caroline enjoys competing with Cornell’s Division I Fencing Team and exploring genetics research in the Wolfner Lab.
Christian Bertomo is a sophomore in the College of Human Ecology majoring in Human Biology, Health, and Society. He is interested in learning about societal issues through a human health perspective. He believes this is a part of CHR’s mission, which is why he enjoys being a member of this organization. This is his second semester as Website Manager for CHR, and he is really glad he found this organization. He started website development in college but has previous experience in coding and HTML. Having this position with CHR has made him learn more about how to develop a website while incorporating the ideas of others. Outside of CHR, he is the Community Chair for the Anti-Malaria Project. He is also an ambassador for CAPSU. He has also been exposed through popular science writing while working in the Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s Elephant Listening Project. He is looking forward to working with CHR this semester.
Victoria Lu is a senior in the College of Arts and Science majoring in Information Science. She is passionate about learning more about the intersection of technology and human health. She started in Spring 2021 as one of the two website managers for CHR and has prior web development experience from her courses in Info Sci. In her free time, Victoria enjoys hiking, finding new food places, and running!
Speaker Series Coordinator
Eunice Ju is a sophomore in the College of Human Ecology majoring in Human Biology, Health, and Society and minoring in Global Health. She joined CHR as a writer in the fall of freshman year and has been serving as the club liaison starting in the spring semester. Eunice especially enjoys how the entire process of creating the final CHR publication is completed by students and writers are given the creative freedom to write about any topic they are passionate about. Outside of CHR, Eunice is a secretary for the Korean American Student Association and Social Media/Tech Chair of American Cancer Society. She is an undergraduate researcher at a developmental biology lab and serves her home community as an emergency medical technician. Eunice hopes to attend medical school and pursue an MD after completing her undergraduate studies.
Jisoo is a junior studying Policy Analysis and Management with a minor in business in the College of Human Ecology. She joined CHR as a writer during her freshman year and is now learning to serve as primary Treasurer next year. Outside of CHR, she is involved with the Ithaca Health Initiative, TipToe&, Emmaus Road Fellowship, and works for the University Office of Registrar and the Oxford Covid-19 Government Response Tracker. Her favorite part about CHR is that it provides a platform for students to explore and write about diverse healthcare matters that they are passionate about to inform and inspire others. She is excited to work with CHR this semester!
Flavia Scott is a sophomore in the College of Human Ecology studying Human Biology, Health and Society on the pre-med track. She joined CHR as an artist last spring and is excited to be on the E-board this year. In addition to CHR, on campus Flavia is the publicity chair for Y.O.U.R.S, runs a monthly crafting/mindfulness event in Risley and does stand up comedy with the club Pun Intended. She is also a volunteer at SUNY Upstate Medical University. Her favorite aspects of CHR are how it weaves writing and artistic skill into medical communication, as well as how supportive and dedicated the community is, and she can’t wait to work on this semester’s publication.
Julie Kim is a first-year MHA Candidate in the Sloan Program and a senior studying Health Care Policy in the College of Human Ecology. Julie joined CHR as a writer last year and then transitioned into editing the following semester. In addition to CHR, Julie is the Director of Internal Affairs for Cornell Asian Pacific Student Union, the VP of Brand Management for Women+ in Healthcare Leadership, and an editor for the Health Conscious Podcast. Julie is passionate about physician leadership and hopes to go to medical school.
VP of Editing
Mark Bodik is a junior studying Statistics in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. He joined CHR as a writer last year and has primarily written about the relationship between healthcare, climate change, and sustainability. Mark is passionate about how the medical field interfaces with broader issues currently facing society and loves to see these topics included in the final publication. Outside of CHR, Mark is a statistics tutor at the Cornell Learning Strategies Center, and a peer mentor for the Statistics & Data Science department. He hopes to continue applying his statistical, biological, and sociological studies to make the world a healthier place.
Ishan is a sophomore studying Human Biology, Health, and Society in the College of Human Ecology. He joined Cornell Healthcare Review last fall in his first semester when he wrote an article comparing healthcare systems in different countries. Last semester, he transitioned to editing. Ishan is passionate about social healthcare and loves to read and write about issues like insurance, healthcare availability, and quality of care for different groups. Outside of CHR, he is a member of the wrestling team, a chemistry TA and student-athlete tutor, and an undergraduate researcher in the Kurpios Lab. He hopes to take a holistic approach to learning about healthcare in order to be a well-tounded and caring physician in the future.