Leeana Peters, BS: Laboratory Technician

Leeana Peters is a currently a sophomore studying biology on the pre med track. She is a six time recipient of the PRISM award, which recognizes math and science scholars, as well as a National Merit commended scholar. Leeana was incited to study medicine and to become involved in research upon her sister’s Type 1 diabetes diagnosis at age three. She aspires to attend Johns Hopkins University to study Endocrinology after graduating from UF in the spring of 2017.

Leeana received a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Fellowship for the 2015-2016 academic year.