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Greti Barokas

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Greti is a Turkish incoming psychiatry intern at University of Maryland Medical Center. She went to medical school at Emory School of Medicine and is part of the class of 2023 as part of the medical honors society AOA. She received a B.S. in Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology and a B.A. in Chemistry from Emory University in 2019.
During medical school, Greti was the president and one of the coordinators of a student run mental health clinic for underserved populations and refugees. She was the president of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Interest club. She conducts research on the psychosocial needs and presentations of ambulatory palliative care patients and continues to be part of the Rodman lab that she joined during her undergraduate years and did basic research on a rhesus model of schizophrenia.
For fun Greti likes to go to ballroom dancing, tending to her plants, cooking Turkish food, and playing with her cat.
Talk to Greti about preparing for medical school or residency and applications in general, always being told “you can’t do it, because you are international”, shadowing physicians, navigating life in the U.S. as an international student, or anything else that is on your mind as an international applicant!

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