Namita Thomas is a medical student at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, working under the guidance of Dr. Daniel Horton. She received her B.S. in Neuroscience from Carnegie Mellon University, where she enjoyed working with children and conducting clinical research in neuropsychology at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. Namita’s research interests include understanding how socioeconomic factors and racial and ethnic disparities affect access to medical care for pediatric patients. In her spare time, Namita enjoys traveling, exploring new food places with her friends, and drawing/painting.