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PKG Alum, Dr. Natalia Rodriguez honored as emerging scholar in Diverse Magazine

Dr. Natalia Rodriguez Title: Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health and Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, Purdue University; Associate Director of Population Health and Health Equity, Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering…

Social Impact Internships: Kelly Xu (’24)

I’m Kelly Xu, a rising junior majoring in course 6-3. Over the summer, I’ve been  working as a biomedical scientist intern at Reboot Rx. Reboot Rx is the tech nonprofit…

PKG IAP: Health Alum Valeria Robayo featured in MIT News!

Valeria Robayo (’23) participated in the PKG IAP: Health program during IAP 2021. Valeria contributed to the Autism Program at Boston Medical Center as a Resource Intern. Read more about…

Social Impact Internships: Keaten Clarno (’23)

Hello! My name is Keaten Clarno, and I am a rising senior at MIT (woah!). I started out wanting to pursue Astrophysics, but I am now majoring in Philosophy (Course…

Social Impact Internships: Amina Abdalla (’25)

My name is Amina Abdalla, and I’m a rising sophomore in course 20 (bioengineering). This summer, I had the privilege of interning at MassHealth, Massachusetts’ Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance…

IDEAS Alumni: Piction Health featured in MIT News!

At the age of 22, when Susan Conover wanted to get a strange-looking mole checked out, she was told it would take three months to see a dermatologist. When the…

IAP Health: Sharon Jiang (’23)

PKG IAP: Health – I came for the program’s eye-catching, bright blue advertisement posters on campus, but I stayed for the collaboration with Boston Medical Center’s Autism Program to learn…

IAP Health: Eren Shin (’24)

As an intern on the Autism Friendly Initiative (AFI) at Boston Medical Center (BMC) this IAP, I was the point person for the take-home Autism Support Checklist (ASC) project. Each…

Social Impact Internships: Liliana Vela (’22)

Background My name is Liliana Vela and I am a senior from Clermont, Florida. I will graduate in the spring with a degree in Chemical Engineering and Biology, and I…

Social Impact Internships: Sydney Dell (’24)

My name is Sydney Dell and I am a rising sophomore at MIT. I’m majoring in course 20, biological engineering, and interned this fall with the Health Plan Administration and…