MSIG Coordinator Profiles

Alexis Smith

I am a first year student from Tucson, Arizona. I graduated from the University of Arizona in 2011 with degrees in Physiology and Latin American Studies and minors in Spanish and Chemistry. I am particularly interested in public health and patient advocacy. My hobbies include dancing, listening to music, traveling, and eating good food. (

Susie Kwon

I am a first year student from Fullerton, CA. I graduated from the University of Southern California and majored in Biology and minor in Spanish. My hobbies include drawing, painting and playing sports.  (

Julia Tse

I’m a first year student from Brooklyn, NY. I studied biology and Spanish at Dartmouth College. My interests include community health and health disparities. I enjoy visiting museums, reading, running, cooking, and exploring cities. (

Aga De Castro

I’m an M1 originally from San Francisco, CA. I went to the University of California-Davis where I got a BS in Psychobiology. I also received a MA in Medical Science and MPH in Epidemiology at Boston University Schools of Medicine and Public Health. My hobbies include running, snowboarding, watching The Office and singing endless hours of karaoke.  (

Marsiyana Henricus

I am currently a first year. I attended Fordham University for undergrad and received my BS in Chemistry with minors in Philosophy and Biology. I completed my MSc by research in Chemical Biology from Oxford University. My hobbies include: swimming, traveling, reading stimulating philosophical literature and mindless television.  (