The Executive Team

Mica Esquenazi
Co-Founder
Mica is an otolaryngology resident at the Baylor College of Medicine. She graduated with honors from Stanford University with a B.S. in Science, Technology, and Society, and a B.A. in Medical Anthropology and then went on to complete her M.D. at the University of Rochester School of Medicine.
Gabriel Glaun
Co-Founder
Gabriel is a general surgery resident at the Baylor College of Medicine. He graduated magna cum laude with honors from Florida State University with a B.S. in Biological Science and then went on to complete his M.D. at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine.
 
Eileen Nguyen
Editor-in-Chief
​Eileen is an MD-PhD candidate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine – Carnegie Mellon University Medical Scientist Training Program. Originally from Fullerton, California, Eileen completed a BS in Neuroscience at UCLA. After graduation, she received an intramural research training fellowship from the National Institutes of Health to study ganglion cell circuitry at the National Eye Institute and pain signaling at the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health. Outside of school, Eileen enjoys using her Vitamix, traveling, and skiing.
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William Hsu
Executive Editor
William is an MD/MBA candidate at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He graduated summa cum laude from Rice University with a BA in Biochemistry and Cell Biology. While at Rice University, William researched microbial metabolism for industrial applications. Currently, he is involved in quality improvement projects with the UTSW anesthesiology department. In addition to clinical practice, William is passionate about healthcare policy, administration, and operations.
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Pallavi Dev
MSPress Associate Editor
Pallavi is a member of the UT Southwestern Medical School Class of 2021. She graduated summa cum laude from UT Dallas with a B.A. in Biology as part of the UT PACT seven year B.A./M.D. program. She has a special interest in genetics and clinical oncology. She is Vice President for UT Southwestern's Internal Medicine Society and enjoys volunteering at free clinics in Dallas. Outside of school, she likes to travel, dance, and play the piano.
Samantha Nguyen
Free Clinic Research Collective Associate Editor
Samantha is an member of the University of California, Davis School of Medicine Class of 2021. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Cornell University with a B.A. in Biological Sciences and a concentration in physiology. As an undergraduate, she served as Executive Editor of The Research Paper. After graduation, she worked as a clinical research coordinator in the Division of Rheumatology at the Columbia University Medical Center.
Kate Amodei
Communications and Marketing Associate Editor
Kate is a member of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Class of 2021. She is interested in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. She graduated from Swarthmore College with a degree in Biology. Outside of school Kate enjoys playing volleyball and spending time with her dog Bailey.
 

The Editorial Team

Niveditha Manivannan
Editor
Niveditha is a member of the Saint Louis University School of Medicine Class of 2019. She graduated summa cum laude with university honors from Ohio Wesleyan University with a B.A. in Pre- Professional Zoology and Biochemistry. At SLU SOM, she is currently the lead of the GI interest group, the community service officer of the Family Medicine Interest Group and she also serves on the Global Health Learning Community as the medical missions chair. In her free time, she loves to write poetry and short stories, watch cricket matches and play chess with her dad.
Marvin So
Editor
Marvin is a member of the Emory School of Medicine. He holds bachelors and masters degrees in Public Health with a focus on community and maternal-child health. His primary interests concern the development, implementation, and evaluation of community-based interventions to meet the medical and behavioral health needs of underserved children, youth, and families. Previously, he served as an Editor for UC Berkeley's Public Health Advocate and the Harvard Public Health Review.
Atrin Toussi
Editor
Atrin is a member of the UC Davis School of Medicine Class of 2020. She graduated from UC Davis with a B.S. in Neurobiology and a B.A. in Religious Studies. She is currently a member of the editorial team at the Cambridge Medicine Journal and was previously an Associate Features Editor of E-International Relations. She is interested in pursuing orthopedic surgery.
Edward Tsai
Editor
Edward is a member of the University of Texas at Southwestern School of Medicine Class of 2019. He graduated from Rice University with a B.A. in Biochemistry & Cell Biology and a B.A. in Asian Studies. Currently, he is completing a MBA degree at UT Dallas in addition to his MD degree.
Brienna Milleson
Editor
Brienna is a member of the Saint Louis University School of Medicine Class of 2022. She graduated summa cum laude from Oklahoma State University with Bachelors degrees in microbiology and biochemistry and a minor in Spanish. During her undergraduate career, she researched probiotics in the agricultural industry and tobacco at the CDC, and currently studies HBV drug discovery. Brienna is interested in education and health literacy, and teaches high school and undergraduate students in the community. At SLUSOM, she leads the student organizations for medical education, LGBTQ+ health, and the One Health Initiative. In her free time, she practices archery, gardening, and hiking.
Swati Rajprohat
Editor
Swati is a member of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine class of 2022. She graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 2016 with a B.S in Neuroscience with Honors. She went on to complete her Master of Public Health with a concentration in Global Health at Brown University in 2018. She completed her MPH thesis research in barriers and facilitators to maternal nutrition in India. As an undergraduate, Swati served as a Senior-Editor for the Pitt Political Review. Swati has interests in healthcare policy, communication and community-based interventions. Outside of school, she enjoys running, cooking, and dancing.
Whitney Stuard
Editor
Whitney is a member of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD). Originally from Dallas, she graduated Summa Cum Laude from The University of Texas at Dallas with a B.A. in Biology as part of the UT PACT seven-year B.A./MD program in 2015. During medial school she was awarded the Deans Research Scholars Program at UT Southwestern. Whitney’s research is currently in corneal health and disease. At UT Southwestern she has led a variety of groups including the DFW Hepatitis B Free Project, The Monday Clinic, and she works as a teacher’s assistant for Anatomy and Physiology. Outside of school, Whitney enjoys running half marathons, volunteering, and traveling.
Priyanshi Patel
Priyanshi is a member of the University of Central Florida College of Medicine Class of 2020. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of South Florida with a B.S. in Biomedical Sciences and minors in Psychology and Nutrition. At USF, she conducted research on health disparities and Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. Her current research involves Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Cystic Fibrosis. At UCF COM, she volunteers at the school’s student-run free clinic and serves as the president for Mission Nutrition. Outside of school, Priyanshi enjoys dancing, traveling, and trying new recipes.
 
 

Peer Reviewers

Ambika Anand
Raviteja Venkat Burra
Dahima Cintron
Jonathan Andrew Cohen
Sasha DeSuze
Bassim El-Sabawi
Miriam Louise Henry
Cameron Jones
Samuel Kaplan
Shaza Khan
Kyle Hyungu Kim
Ashton Lee
Michelle Lee
Jeong Hoo Lee
Jonathan Li
Charles Joshua Milrod
William Bruce Minteer
Eileen Nguyen
Eleni Panagoulas
Grace Park
Ololade Temitope Saliu
Puneet Sharma
Suprit Chelsea Singh
Min Li Tey
Genevieve Tuveson
Raymond Van Ham
Cassandre Voltaire
Eric Wei
Alexandra Wood
Lusine Zakharian
 
 
 
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