Daniel is a Harvard Medical School student from Nigeria. He graduated from Sewanee: The University of the South with a major in Biochemistry and minor in Neuroscience. During his time in college, he founded Neurds, a student-run neuroscience organization that raises awareness about mental health and served as the President of the Tennessee chapter of the national pre-med honor society Alpha Epsilon Delta. Daniel is interested in issues concerning healthcare access and education, specifically how research and innovation can improve outcomes. Daniel was the PI on a pilot study in Nigeria investigating how a school-based mental health curriculum might improve attitudes towards mental health among youth. He also conducted clinical trials and published research studies on the efficacy of treatments for schizophrenia at Yale Child Study Center, and earned a certificate in a summer pre-MBA program at Stanford Business School as a Beecken Scholar. During his post-college gap years, Daniel conducted clinical trials on mental health disorders at a research center in Atlanta. He is the recipient of the HMS Reach Award, Clinton Global Initiative Scholarship, and Global Action Fellowship. Outside of science and research, Daniel likes to play soccer, chess, work out, cook and jam to Afrobeats. Talk to Daniel about starting a new organization, global health research and applying to competitive summer scholarships.