Nelia is a sophomore planning to major in Human Biology and is interested in pursuing a pre-medical trackway. She is a FLI student, and was born and raised in the East Bay. As a NeURO fellow, she is excited to work at Mellins Lab where she will be able to dive deeper into the field of Neuroimmunology. Nelia is passionate about Public Health, and hopes that through her future career she can help address the healthcare disparities present in her community. At Stanford, Nelia is involved with CHE, SPA, and volunteers as a Spanish Interpreter at Pacific Free Clinic. In her free time Nelia enjoys spending time with her family, playing basketball, and going on hikes.