Abu Rogers

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About

Abu Rogers is a traditional, incoming student at Stanford University School of Medicine. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry from the Ohio State University, class of 2020. In college, he was actively involved with the Columbus Free Clinic, serving as the Lead Undergraduate Volunteer Coordinator and the co-President of the fellowship. He worked as an undergraduate researcher in a malaria lab and was an Organic Chemistry Teaching Assistant.  In addition to this, he served as President and co-founded a student organization dedicated to increasing awareness of health disparities in Ebola-stricken countries. Outside of medicine and science, he was a Buckeye REACH Fellow (a Juvenile mentorship program), an elected Student Government senator, and a camp counselor at Flying Horse Farms. He spent a semester in Sierra Leone his Sophomore year teaching Math and Science to high school students. Abu is a recipient of numerous scholarships, the Outstanding First-year Award, Outstanding Senior Award, and a member of the SPHINX senior honorary. Abu is passionate about Global Health, Free Clinics, infectious diseases, health disparities, and teaching. Outside of the classroom, he enjoys listening to music, dancing, binge-watching TV shows, writing, and cooking. Talk to Abu if you have questions about how applying strategically, crafting personal statements, and discussing your identity in your application!