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Screen Name

pshah

First Name

Payal

Last Name

Shah

About Me

About Me

I’m a first year medical student at NJMS, interested in influencing health policy in order to address health disparities. I attended Rutgers New Brunswick, where I majored in CBN ad minored in Psychology. Soon after, I completed my Master’s at NJMS and then applied early decision to NJMS.

Favorite Quote

Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.

Special Interests and Hobbies
  • painting
  • cooking
  • reading all the 100 harry potter books
  • yoga

Undergrad

Undergraduate School

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Major 1

Cell Biology and Neuroscience

Major 2

Psychology-Minor

Leadership and Club Activities

Member of Institute for Domestic and International Affairs (IDIA)

SAS Honors Ambassador and Mentor

Member of Habitat for Humanity

Member of HOSA

 

Grad:

Member of Science Policy and Advocacy at Rutgers (SPAR)

 

 

Graduate School

Graduate School

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences-NJMS

Medical School

Medical School

New Jersey Medical School

Degree Program

MD

Mentoring

Currently Accepting Students

Yes

Research Experience

Research Experience / Publications

Current:

The Effectiveness of Medication Assisted Treatment in Conjunction With Peer Recovery Support Services in  Treating Opioid Use Disorder

Past Projects:

The Effect of Mitochondrial Mutations on Neuronal Degeneration in C. Elegans

Looking for Research?

Yes

Work & Military Experience

Work Experience

Teaching Assistant-Pharmacology

Emergency Room Scribe- St. Mary’s Hospital

Technology Consultant-Rutgers NB

Research Assistant-Rutgers NB