Cassandra Lai is one of our esteemed staff advisors, advising on all health professions and personal statements. She graduated from UC Davis with a B.S. in Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior and a minor in Professional Writing. In the future, she hopes to attend medical school to one day work with patients and health professionals as a physician. Along with advising for all health professions and personal statements, she founded HPA’s Pre-Health Ambassador Network (PHAN) and coordinates HPA’s Med Prep Program, High School Pre-Health Symposium, and UCD Pre-Health Conference programming. Cassandra has also worked with other volunteers, nurses, and patients as an intern at the UCDMC Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and Orthopaedics Clinic. Currently, she is also a hospice volunteer for Sutter Care at Home, working with terminally ill patients. Cassandra also has a passion for cooking, reading, and writing, having written articles for Morning Sign Out’s UC Davis chapter and Mindfray, Inc. as a featured Contributing Writer.