Nina Goodson is a senior from the greater Philadelphia area, studying Biology on the pre-med track. After undergrad, she hopes to attend medical school to study to become a pediatric surgeon. Her current scientific interests include genomic medicine, cancer research, and drug addiction. This past summer she worked in Boston University’s Environmental Health lab where she conducted experiments to try to treat lung cancer. In addition to being a Peer Advisor, Nina is also a Chemistry Supplemental Instructor, Vice President of her sorority, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., and a member of Underrepresented Students in STEM. In her free time, Nina likes to spend time with her friends, go to brunch, and re-watch her favorite Shondaland TV shows.
Rachel Wisniewski is a Psychology Major on the Pre-Med Track starting her senior year at AU. She is interested in pursuing orthopedic surgery. In addition to being a Peer Advisor, Rachel works in the Center for Behavioral Neuroscience at AU studying obesity and is a member of the Sigma Kappa sorority on campus. In her free time, she loves to hang out with her friends, go boxing, and try cooking new things!
Grace Chitam is a senior Anthropology major and Education Studies minor from South Portland, Maine. She is interested in analyzing education inequalities and hopes to delve deeper into that line of work post-graduation. In addition to peer advising, Grace also serves as a Peer Facilitator for the AUx program and is a member of a community service organization on campus. In her free time, she enjoys listening to podcasts, going out to eat, and watching The Bachelor, The Bachelorette, and Bachelor in Paradise.
Public Health, 2022
Sophie Hathaway is a Sophomore majoring in Public Health and Health Promotion, who is starting her first year as a Peer Advisor. Originally from Western Massachusetts, she loves all things fall and colder weather oriented. Aside from working as a Peer Advisor, Sophie is also the Back of the House manager for the Kennedy Political Union, a TA for Intro to Public Health, and member of Phi Delta Epsilon. Some things that never fail to make her happy are: breakfast foods, warm clothing out of the dryer, and the people at AU.