Scholar Voices Feature
Allison Martinez wins second place in the 2023 She LEADS symposium’s 3MT presentation
Allison Martinez, a Biomedical Engineering PhD student and McDonnell Academy Global Scholar from Honduras won second place among the five finalists in the 2023 She LEADS Three Minute Thesis presentation competition. This competition showcases the compelling research work of doctoral and professional students. Allison’s research focuses on the mechanisms that drive neurovascular coupling, the interactions between neuronal activity and cerebral blood flow, and the consequences of its impairment.
The Three Minute Thesis, initially created by The University of Queensland, focuses on honing students’ academic, presentation, and research communication skills.
Allison Martinez contributes to Scholar Voices Symposium Edition
Read Allison’s story detailing the highlights and key takeaways from the Global Health Challenges panel discussion as part of the McDonnell Academy Global Research Symposium 2023 on Oct. 7, 2023. Following the panel, Allison Martinez had an in-depth conversation with Dr. Jorge Llibre-Guerra, assistant professor of neurology at the School of Medicine at Washington University in St. Louis. Together they discussed the research significance of cultural awareness, environmental influences, diversity, networking, and international collaboration. Watch the interview and highlights!
by Allison Martinez