Amrita Vetticaden (JE’23) is a Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology major from San Diego, California. As an aspiring physician, Amrita is primarily interested in the interface between medicine and global health, and how diverse and broad perspectives in global health can affect patient care on the individual level. An avid writer, she seeks to combine science with storytelling, and is compelled by how words and language can affect narratives of disease and demographics, influencing the equity and efficacy of public health and medical interventions. At Yale, she combines these interests with her passion for service by volunteering as a Group Head at Community Health Educators. She also conducts basic science research in the lab of Dr. David G. Schatz in the Immunology Department, studying the structure and function of the non-core region of the RAG1 recombinase, and serves on the board of the Yale Undergraduate Research Association. In her free time, she enjoys creative writing and trying out new Haven restaurants with her friends.