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Sophie Karwoska Kligler is a Scholarly Year/MS4 at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and will be applying into Emergency Medicine. She is interested in the intersection of EM and health equity and access, particularly the disparate impacts of climate change. She received her BA from Middlebury College in 2015.
Alicia Leong is a first-year medical student at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She is passionate about raising policymakers' and the public's awareness of the impacts of the built environment on children's health and well-being. She graduated in 2020 from Rice University, where she majored in cognitive sciences and minored in poverty, justice, and human capabilities. While at Rice, she sought to integrate her interests in community engagement and research. This included working with therapists to develop a social-emotional learning program for preschoolers in Houston's Fifth Ward while studying urban sociology theories in the classroom, and conducting experiments to study the bioavailability of carotenoids in infant formula while helping implement a community-based healthy lifestyle program that utilized a non-invasive portable device for measuring skin carotenoid levels.
Lucy Schultz is a first-year medical student at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Prior to medical school, Lucy was a Teach For America corps member, middle school teacher, and assistant principal. She obtained her B.S. in Human Biology from Brown University and her M.A. in Urban Education Administration and Policy from Loyola Marymount University. She is interested in pediatric health and health equity.