Maya is a Morehead-Cain Scholar at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She studies chemistry, biology, and medicine, literature, culture. Maya is actively engaged in basic science research, writing a senior honors thesis focused on cardiovascular molecular signaling and having a summer experience conducting neuro-oncology research. She is driven by the goal of maximization clinical care and research to protect and promote the health of others. As such, she intends to pursue a dual-degree MD/PhD following her graduation. As a Young Leader in Health, Maya is excited to contribute to building the organization website.