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Jessica Saifee

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Bio

Jessica Saifee is currently a 3rd-year medical student at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. She graduated from Wellesley College in 2016 with a degree in Neuroscience and South Asian studies. After college, she was a State Department critical language scholar for Urdu in Lucknow, India. She was then a Fulbright fellow in Tajikistan. She is currently in the global health track at her medical school where she focuses her interests and research on refugee health. Before matriculating to medical school, she worked at Boston Children's Hospital where she worked on research projects based in Bangladesh and Chile. She has interned at various international NGOs in India and Cambodia.

Education

University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus

Doctoral degree program (PhD, MD, JD, etc.)
2019 - 2023
  • Majors:
    • Medicine

Wellesley College

Bachelor's degree program
2012 - 2016
  • Majors:
    • South Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
    • Neurobiology and Neurosciences
  • Planning to go to medical school
  • Career

    • Dream career field:

      Medicine

    • Dream career goals:

      Refugee Health, Global Health

    • Research Assistant

      Boston Children's Hospital
      2018 – 20191 year

    Sports

    Track & Field

    Varsity
    2016 – 20182 years

    Cross-Country Running

    Varsity
    2012 – 20186 years

    Research

    • Medicine

      University of Colorado School of Medicine — Primary researcher
      2019 – Present

    Arts

    • Calligraphy
      Present

    Public services

    • Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountains — Mentor
      2021 – Present
    • Volunteering

      Fulbright — Primary Teacher for American Corners in Khorog, Tajikistan
      2016 – 2017

    Future Interests

    Advocacy

    Volunteering

    Philanthropy