Emily Corona Galindo

University of California, Los Angeles
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Emily Corona Galindo is a fourth-year neuroscience student at the University of California, Los Angeles, with a minor in rain and behavioral health. Raised in Santa Ana, California, she is determined to make a meaningful impact on autism and the neurodiverse community, while also improving preventative care for underserved areas. Through her involvement in the Fellowship for International Service and Health (FISH), Emily actively serves the community of Maclovio Rojas, Tijuana, where she promotes well-being and healthy living through blood pressure screenings and English lessons. Emily’s true passion lies in making a positive difference in the lives of individuals affected by neurodevelopmental disorders, as she aims to foster a more inclusive society. Her educational journey is fueled by the inspiration she receives from her brothers Kenny and Jonathan, and from the endless support of her parents, siblings, family and friends. Emily is driven to advance research and resources for neurodevelopmental disorders in her future career.

Mentor: Qianying Wu and Na Yeon Kim (Adolphs Lab)

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