What years did you participate in UROP?


What UROP Program(s) were you a part of?

Traditional UROP as a Freshman, Social Sciences Discipline

What made you choose UROP?

Easier way to get access to research opportunities

What do you think you have learned from your UROP experience?

I learned more about the significance of research and the ins and outs of how research studies are conducted.

What is the extent to which you have kept in contact with your Research Mentor?

We kept in touch while I was an undergrad

How did your UROP experience shape or inform the next steps you took in your academic and professional journey?

It helped me choose my major and allowed me to integrate my passion of psychology with my passion of public health.

Where are you in your professional journey?

I am a healthcare operations associate at General Electric Healthcare. In their consulting arm, I manage the projects that are conducted at hospitals and health systems. I also do market research to stay informed about the healthcare market.

What advice would you give to a current UROP student?

Take advantage of UROP by exposing yourself to the research world. Build connections with others in the program and gain skills that you can't always gain in a classroom setting.

What are some recent publications or accomplishments that you are proud of?

Understanding Patient Questions about their Medical Records in an Online Health Forum: Opportunity for Patient Portal Design