2023-2024 Ginsburg Scholars

Brianna Karim

Brianna assists her mentor with parent management trainings for children diagnosed with ADHD. She is involved with conducting literature searches to find validated surveys for parent trainings. She also works with a pediatric gastroenterologist on a research project focusing on the impact of nutrition on health and disease.

Brianna received her Bachelor of Science in biology and a minor in sociology at the University of Florida. She is currently applying to medical school to become a future physician.

Kaitlyn Jade Ong

Kaitlyn Jade works with her mentors to conduct innovative research to reduce health care disparities caused by various social determinants of health.

Kaitlyn Jade earned her bachelor’s degree in biomedical sciences and a minor in health sciences at the University of Central Florida. She graduated as summa cum laude and with Burnett Honors Distinction. She is applying to medical school to become a future pediatrician.

Angelo Leto Barone

Micah Reisner

Micah works with their mentor to support the Nemours Mobile Clinic in providing free physicals and immunizations to uninsured children in Central Florida. Micah is also involved in distributing local community resources to families.

Micah graduated from the University of Central Florida with a bachelor’s degree in health sciences, pre-clinical, and a bachelor’s in sociology. Reisner hopes to pursue a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree specializing in LGBTQ+ Population Health.

Tanynia Richard

Tanynia collaborates with her mentor, actively contributing to research focused on eating disorders in adolescents. She is deeply committed to advancing her career in public health, motivated by her strong dedication to creating a significant impact on health equity.

Tanynia earned her bachelor’s degree in health sciences and a minor in psychology at Jacksonville University. She aspires to actively engage with underdeveloped/underserved communities. She wants to work collaboratively with interdisciplinary teams to design evidence-based interventions that cater to their unique needs. 

Angelo Leto Barone

Shedeline Ulysse

Shedeline contributes to groundbreaking research on childhood asthma and eczema under her mentor. She is passionate about global health, community engagement, early childhood education, language acquisition and multicultural awareness.

Shedeline’s commitment to making a positive impact on the world extends to her co-founding of a nonprofit organization, which played a pivotal role in rebuilding and sustaining elementary schools in Haiti.

Shedeline is currently enrolled in the University of Central Florida where she is pursuing a bachelor's degree in biomedical sciences.