An East Coast native, Chelsea began her college career in California but quickly transferred back east to attend Yale College, where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa, magna cum laude with a BA in History of Science, Medicine and Public Health. Chelsea is passionate about women’s health, and has traveled the world conducting research on maternal health and infectious disease. She has interned for non-profits focused on reproductive and maternal healthcare, including Planned Parenthood in the U.S. and BRAC in Bangladesh. Chelsea is a published scientific author, and has won numerous competitive fellowships for her research. Most recently, she spent a year studying maternal influenza infection on a Fulbright Research Scholarship to Malaysia. Chelsea is currently pursuing her joint passions for public health and medicine in the Harvard/MIT MD-PhD Program, where she is pursuing her MD from Harvard Medical School and her PhD in Population Health Sciences – Epidemiology from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Chelsea greatly enjoys mentoring students through the MD and MD/PhD application process. Outside of her Cambridge Coaching experience, she previously worked for Examkrackers as an MCAT course instructor. She also currently serves as a pre-medical advisor for Harvard College undergraduates and volunteers as a mentor for Women in STEM at Harvard, as part of which she has been twice nominated as Mentor of the Year. Chelsea believes in the importance of individualized and creative approaches to learning, and works hard to adapt proven strategies and study habits to each individual student.
In her spare time, she enjoys running, horse riding, and being a cat mom to her two cats.