Kaavya Mandi is a third-year medical student at Western University COMP-NW currently on clinical rotations in Portland, OR. Kaavya graduated from her undergraduate studies from Emory University in Atlanta, GA with a B.S. in Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology and a minor in Classical Civilization. She has been involved in a variety of research projects, including experiences in neurobiology, microbiology, pediatric development, and clinical gastroenterology. When she is not on rotations or studying, Kaavya enjoys reading, writing, staying active, and dabbling in cooking.