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Emma Martin Emma Martin (2 Posts)

Editor-in-Chief

University of Illinois Chicago College of Medicine


Emma is a fourth-year medical student at the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois. She is applying into otolaryngology. Her research interests include advancement of vestibular function testing, particularly in the pediatric population, as well as optimizing and improving medical education.

She graduated from Northwestern University in 2015 with a bachelor of arts in biology and a minor in religious studies. She has been a stickler for grammar and sentence structure since elementary school. Her two primary non-medical interests are cats and hockey.




DIY Medicine

Do-it-yourself (DIY) medicine is particularly appealing to those who wish to take their health into their own hands and remove costly, time-consuming physicians from the equation. Crucial, however, is the fact that these companies are independently run and thus are not regulated by any governing scientific body.

Zaynah Alam (3 Posts)

Writer-in-Training

Emory University School of Medicine


Zaynah Alam is a member of the Class of 2021 at Emory University School of Medicine. She grew up in Chapel Hill, NC and has a BS in Neuroscience from Duke University. Her interests include science fiction, health as a human right, and eating at every pho restaurant in the city of Atlanta.