PROFILE: N’Dea Irvin-Choy, Ph.D. candidate, biomedical engineering
"I decided to pursue a biomedical engineering major to help Black community members suffering from various conditions and diseases."
We Rep STEM aims to promote the work of inspiring people in the STEM community. Today, we’re featuring N'Dea Irvin-Choy.
Read on to learn more about N'Dea and what her work entails, in her own words. Follow N'Dea: Twitter | Instagram
“I was originally interested in chemical engineering because I wanted to formulate makeup. From there, I decided to pursue a biomedical engineering major to help Black community members suffering from various conditions and diseases.”
“My research focuses on using nanoparticles to treat maternal/fetal health applications, specifically, bacterial vaginosis in pregnant patients.”
“Ultimately, I decided on maternal/fetal health for my graduate school research in hopes of contributing positively to the field while also being the representation I did not have.”
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