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Lauren West-Livingston



Matriculated: 2015

Graduate Program: Molecular Medicine and Translational Science

Education:

B.A., Spanish Studies
Duke University, 2012

M.S., Biochemistry
UNC Greensboro, 2015

Research:
Dr. Sang Jin Lee's lab at the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine: I am currently working on a project to engineer a vascular scaffold that has the capability to endothelialize in situ.

Presentations:
Microaggressions in Medical Education: Scenarios. Region IV Student National Medical Association Regional Medical Education Conference. November 2016.

Assessing Cultural Awareness, Unconscious Bias, and Peer-Peer Microaggressions in Medical Education. Skin of Color Society Symposium. March 2017.

Assessing Cultural Awareness, Unconscious Bias, and Peer-Peer Microaggressions in Medical Education. North Carolina Health Alliance for Health Professions Diversity Conference. March 2017.

Publications:
West, Lauren. "Nutritional manipulation of HIV/AIDS: the effects of ergothioneine and cultural complementary and alternative medicines on HIV." UNC Greensboro Master's Thesis. 2015
https://libres.uncg.edu/ir/uncg/listing.aspx?styp=ti&id=18204

Amirehsani, Karen A., Jie Hu, Debra C. Wallace, Zulema A. Silva, Sarah Dick, Lauren N. West-Livingston, and Christina R. Hussami. "US Healthcare Experiences of Hispanic Patients with Diabetes and Family Members: A Qualitative Analysis." Journal of Community Health Nursing 34, no. 3 (2017): 126-135.
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/07370016.2017.1340556

Honors and Awards:
R.W. Prichard History of Medicine Award. 2017.

Second Place - Poster Competition at 2017 NC Alliance for Health Professions Diversity Conference. 2017.

First Place - Health Sciences Category for UNC Greensboro Graduate Research and Creativity Expo. 2015.

Professional Society Memberships:
Student National Medical Association.

American Medical Association.

Latino Medical Student Association.

Skin of Color Society.

Interests & Hobbies:
Rap, hip-hop, music production, poetry, drawing, painting, social justice initiatives and community engagement, medical education, STEM education outreach, tutoring and mentoring, interior design, home decor, baking, and cooking.

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