Author: Alisha Nanda

Alisha Nanda Alisha Nanda (1 Posts)

Contributing Writer

University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix


Alisha is a Phoenix native and student at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix, Class of 2017. She graduated from Arizona State in chemical engineering and biochemistry and is interested in surgery and wound healing. In her free time, she spends time with family, eats Mexican food, writes screenplays, and stays up to date with celebrity news.




“Americans Don’t Lose Weight”

“Americans don’t lose weight.” This was the favorite tagline of a gastroenterologist I shadowed as a second-year medical student. In the few hours I spent with him, he seemed to have a defeatist attitude towards the potential that patients have in caring for themselves. Unfortunately, I do not believe this physician is alone in his thoughts. The allopathic medical education culture lends itself to treat people with medications and surgeries.

Alisha Nanda Alisha Nanda (1 Posts)

Contributing Writer

University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix


Alisha is a Phoenix native and student at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix, Class of 2017. She graduated from Arizona State in chemical engineering and biochemistry and is interested in surgery and wound healing. In her free time, she spends time with family, eats Mexican food, writes screenplays, and stays up to date with celebrity news.