Placement: Department of Health & Human Services, Administrative Services Division

What I Worked On: Documenting the Health Department’s permits and permit processes for the Mayor’s One-Stop Permitting Initiative, updating the city’s laboratory fees and the corresponding system software, and implementing an ethics hotline for the Health Department’s employees and clients.

Hometown: Dallas, TX

School: Stanford University

Field of Study: Psychology

Selected Honors: Phi Beta Kappa, Psi Chi Psychology Honor Society

Selected Activities and Community Involvement: Noopur: Stanford’s Bharata Natyam Association (Indian classical dance), Habla El Día (English tutoring)

Why Houston is important to me: My father now works in Houston, so this seemed like the perfect opportunity to be with my family.

What I’m Doing Now: I’m attending medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School.  I hope to build a career in public health.