Tag: psychology of a medical student

Charna Kinard (1 Posts)

Medical Student Contributing Writer

TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine

Charna Kinard is a first-year medical student at the TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine in Fort Worth. Originally from the South Side of Chicago, Kinard attended Whitney Young Magnet High School and Loyola University Chicago, where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics with a Biology and Dance double minor. She also completed the MEDPREP post-baccalaureate program at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. Currently, Kinard is President of the TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine Student National Medical Association (SNMA) and Physician Outreach Coordinator for the Oncology Interest Group at the School of Medicine. She is pursuing research that applies the nanomaterial graphene for cancer drug delivery. Kinard is cognizant of the health disparities that people of color experience and hopes to address these issues as a physician. She would like to serve lower socioeconomic communities of color to increase medical literacy and preventative practices.

Chidera Okafor Chidera Okafor (1 Posts)

Medical Student Contributor

University of Missouri-Kansas City

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