You Inspire People Without Knowing It

Not so long ago, I had the opportunity to listen to author and entrepreneur Wes Moore during the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) in Tampa, Florida. He talked to the crowd of his story. He was born in a tough setting, yet he rose above his situation and became a Rhode Scholar. After hearing about a man with his same name who grew up in a similar context, yet ended up leading a very different life than him, he wrote a book called The Other Wes Moore.

From Lab to Senate, How a Young Scientist Came to Work on the Hill

How does a biomedical sciences student with interests in clinical research go on to intern in the United States Senate? Like many other students, my undergraduate career followed a traditional path toward higher education. I kept my grades up, participated in extracurriculars, and was involved in a few clubs on campus. However...