Alexander Bogdan will travel to Romania to investigate the role of environmental exposures such as arsenic on incidence, diagnosis, and prognosis of cervical cancer in Romanian women. Through this experience, he hopes to help develop more effective statistical models to aid physicians with accurate disease prediction and informative clinical recommendations. As a graduate student, Alex has been actively involved as a teaching assistant in biostatistics. Alex graduated from UMass in May 2015, earning BS degrees in both Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and Public Health. Prior to starting his Fulbright, he will travel to India to mentor high school students interested in pursuing careers in medicine and healthcare.
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