Anika Buch '24

Butler College
Former HPA Peer Adviser

Hometown: Newark, NJ

Health Professional Area of Interest: Medicine

Relevant prehealth experience:

Research: 2021 PICS: Montefiore Medical Center - Epidemiology and Population Health, 2021 Oxford COVID-19 Government Response Tracker - Data Contributor, Princeton University COVID-19 Lab Accessioning Specialist, Notterman Lab Member

Clinical: 2022 Summer Premedical Fellowship at BronxCare Health System - Fellow, Clinical Shadowing Intern with Radiologist Dr. Jimmy Leung '88

Service: CONTACT of Mercer County - Crisis Hotline Volunteer, Penn Medicine Princeton Health (PMPH) Volunteer

Student Organizations: The Daily Princetonian (Research Editor), McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning (Learning Consultant)

What topics can students ask you about? Major selection, navigating applications to summer opportunities, reaching out to professors, balancing academics and extracurriculars

Summer 2023 planned activities: I will be participating in the Summer Undergraduate Research Program in Molecular and Quantitative & Computational Biology, where I will be conducting thesis research in the Notterman Lab.

Last book read for fun: The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee

Favorite food: Tacos

Favorite way to relieve stress: Spending time with friends and family