Stephanie grew up in a small beach town on Long Island, NY. She moved up to Boston to attend college at MIT, and has been in Boston ever since. At MIT, Stephanie majored in Brain and Cognitive Sciences, and joined a lab where she worked on several Alzheimer’s disease research projects. Stephanie was also active in the GlobeMed student organization and helped the group raise over $10,000 for their partner organization in Togo. After graduating with a GPA of 5.0/5.0, Stephanie spent two years working at an economic consulting firm where she worked on health outcomes research projects for pharmaceutical companies. She also was active in the firm’s pro bono global health sector and helped coordinate many global health research projects in collaboration with Partners in Health and GHESKIO. Stephanie is currently pursuing an MD at Harvard Medical School and is excited to continue exploring her interests in global health and the human brain.
Stephanie has a variety of teaching experience. At MIT she was a teaching assistant for a Psychological Science class. Being a TA was rewarding for Stephanie and she enjoyed helping students think critically about scientific experiments and concepts. Stephanie was also a panelist at a medical school interview workshop at MIT, where she talked to students about the interview process for medical school admissions and gave advice. At Cambridge Coaching, Stephanie specializes in biology, chemistry, physics, psychology, and supporting applicants through the MD admissions process.
In her free time, Stephanie enjoys running along the Charles River, going on walks and hanging out with her parents’ goldendoodle Maya.