Alice Lu

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About

Alice is a Canadian student who will be attending medical school at UC San Francisco this Fall. She completed her B.S in Human Biology and B.A in Global Health at UC San Diego, where she also worked and volunteered on-campus at the level 1 trauma center, comprehensive cancer center, student counseling and psychological services, and sports medicine program. She founded and led two nonprofits as well, bringing trauma-informed dance education to at-risk youth and fundraising for the local children’s hospital. After college, Alice pursued a Master’s degree at Northwestern Law where she focused on healthcare innovation, data sharing, and health and human rights. Upon graduating, she worked full-time coordinating a data sharing project for the Chicago Department of Public Health, in addition to conducting outcomes research for a medical-legal partnership. Outside of work, Alice participates in and helps to organize various multidisciplinary hackathons locally and internationally. Talk to Alice if you have questions about applying as an international student, taking gap years, and/or life in San Diego, Chicago, and San Francisco!