Leandra Jackson – Gates/Cambridge Recipient

Leandra is a graduating senior in Public Health, transfer student, and participant in the Campuswide Honors Program. She has conducted research at Yale University School of Medicine and the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health. She has also volunteered at the Mission Hospital Student Auxiliary for seven years and serves on the Blum Center for Poverty Alleviation Student Advisory Counsel. Leandra was a recipient of the Barry Goldwater Scholarship in 2017, and, as a 2018-2019 Gates Cambridge Scholar, she will pursue a Masters in Philosophy in Biological Science at Churchill College, where she will study mechanisms influencing the development of cancer.



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February 17, 2018