Isabel Pagán-López is a graduate from Columbia University, where she majored in Neuroscience and Behavior with a minor in Hispanic Studies on a pre-med track. During her time at Columbia, she worked in the Carol Prives laboratory as a research assistant to a PhD candidate, where they studied gene mutations and their relationship to cancer progression, specifically breast and pancreatic cancer. Moreover, she is a proud Latina, born and raised in Puerto Rico, trying to help her community receive the care and attention that it deserves in the medical field. Isabel is currently a medical student at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons. Isabel was previously a Clinical Research Coordinator for Dr. Hamilton in the Genomics, Risk, and Health Decision-Making Lab.