Margaret is currently a first year student at Harvard Medical School. She graduated with distinction in 2013 from Stanford University with a B.A. in Human Biology and Honors in Ethics. She was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa upon graduation and honored with a Firestone Medal for a distinguished undergraduate thesis in the social sciences. Before starting medical school, Margaret spent two years at the University of Oxford on a Rhodes Scholarship and received a master’s degree in Medical Anthropology. Her research as an undergraduate and graduate student has focused on different understandings of mental illness. Throughout her undergraduate and graduate studies, Margaret has combined an interest in the intricacies of human health and disease with a real love for the humanities.
Margaret spent her final two years at Stanford as a teaching assistant for undergraduate courses on community health and health disparities. She particular enjoyed helping students improve their writing and their ability to craft sound research questions.
Margaret caught the traveling bug while living in Europe and loves to travel as much as she can outside of school. She also likes to return home to Maine to hike and swim and reads as many novels as she can manage!