Sebastian Mendez

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Sebastian Mendez, graduating in May of 2019, majors in both Neuroscience and Psychology. His interest in health literacy motivated him to work for the Hippocrates Medical Review -- awarded the $20,000 JHU IdeaLab Grant -- prior to becoming a part of the Osler Medical Symposium team. 

Additionally, an interest in the interplay between political policy, healthcare, and research has motivated him to contribute various articles to the JHU Politik regarding topics such as pharmaceutical marketing or the controversial rise of neuroscientific evidence in court

He also devotes his time to conducting memory research with the Bakker Memory Laboratory at JHUSOM, volunteering at the Esperanza Center Health Services Clinic, and mentoring Baltimore City public school students through the community-engagement program, Thread.