Kayla Yup (PC ’25) hails from Baltimore, Maryland and is double majoring in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology and History of Science, Medicine and Public Health. Her interest in global health began as an intern at the American Public Health Association, reporting on public health issues for The Nation’s Health. She is passionate about harnessing the power of both journalism and research as public services. As an undergraduate research fellow at the Women’s Health Research at Yale (WHRY) interdisciplinary research center, she interrogates sex/gender differences in science and medicine alongside a community of researchers and clinicians. She also reports on Science & Social Justice and the Yale New Haven Health System for the Yale Daily News, edits full-length articles for the Yale Scientific Magazine, and works on neuroscience communications for the School of Medicine. Her interests include science journalism, health policy and advocacy, and the societal implications of scientific innovation. She loves pigs, believes in psychological first aid, and crochets too much clothes. She looks forward to investigating topics in global health and pondering frameworks for effective public health communication.