Health Careers Peer Advisors

  • The Health Careers Peer Advisors are part of Brown's Health Careers Advising team particularly available to First-Year and Sophomore students. Consult a Brown undergraduate with experience as a health careers student  The Peer Advisors also coordinate highly-informative and engaging events each semester.

 

Daniel Chan, Class of 2021

Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Concentration: Sc.B. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; A.B. Public Health
Email: [email protected]

 Activities: 

  • Connect for Health Patient Advocate- Hasbro Children's Hospital 
  • Brown Science Prep (BSP) Mentor
  • Partnership in Adult Learning (PAL) Tutor
  • Design+Health (collaboration between Brown, RISD, Alpert Medical School)
  • ChinaCare Orphan Mentoring Program
  • KDSAP @ Brown (Kidney Disease Screening and Awareness Program)
  • Brown-RISD Vietnamese Students Association (VSA) Culture Committee Representative

Research:

  • Phage Hunters @ Brown (2017- 2018)
  • Kroetz Lab at UCSF (summer 2018)
  • Laboratory for Voiding Dysfunction at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (Summer 2019)

Fun Tidbit:

I love learning about different cultures through their food! You can always find me cooking up a storm in the kitchen to de-stress :D

A piece of advice for first-year health careers students:

Small mistakes and bumps along the road are in every single person's journey toward a career in medicine. So you should never feel excluded, discouraged, or inadequate for encountering these obstacles. 

 

 


 

 

Allen Green, Class of 2021

Hometown: North Woodmere, NY
Concentration: Sc.B. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Email: [email protected]

Activities:

  • Gift for Life Bone Marrow Registry- Brown Chapter
  • Brown Research Club 
  • Meiklejohn Peer Advisor 
  • Rhode Island Free Clinic volunteer
  • Brown University Men's Rugby

Research:

  • Hurt Lab for Environmental and Health Neuroscience (summer 2018- present)
  • Gerstner loan Kettering SURP (summer 2020)
  • AMGEN Scholar at Duke University (summer 2019)
  • Garcia Center for Polymers and Engineered Interface at Stony Brook University (summer 2017)

Fun Tidbit:

Russian was my first language

A piece of advice for first-year health careers students:

Spend your first year exploring your interests even if they don't relate to medicine or STEM.  

 

 


 

 

Keerthi Sreenivasan, Class of 2021

Hometown: Rochester Hills, MI
Concentration: Sc.B. Biochemistry
Email: [email protected]

 Activities:

  • CHEM 0350/0360 Organic Chemistry TA
  • Middle School Girls Lacrosse Coach at Moses Brown
  • Civil Air Patrol Spaatz Cadet 
  • AMSA Co-President
  • Organic Chemistry Tutor Leader
  • Rhode Island Hospital Emergency Department Volunteer

Research:

  • Maternal Fetal Medicine- Centers for Behavioral and Preventative Medicine
  • Basu Lab (Glycochemistry)
  • Wayne State University chronic pain management database research assistant. 

Fun Tidbit: I've moved ten times in my life so far and I grew up both in the US (Michigan) and Canada (Windsor/Niagara Falls, Ontario). 

A piece of advice for first-year health careers students:

Put yourself out there and push yourself to apply for opportunities you are interested in and don't feel down about any rejections you received- pick yourself up and learn from the experience for next time.