Leeana Peters: Doctoral Candidate

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.

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