Roy Cheng

Roy is a freshman studying Molecular and Cellular Biology. Although born in New Jersey, he grew up in Taipei, Taiwan. On campus, he is involved in the Taiwanese American Student Association, AED as a emergency room volunteer, and WJHU radio as a DJ. He is also involved in research in professor’s Chen lab studying asymmetric histone division and was awarded the Provost’s Undergraduate Research Award (PURA) for his work. Outside of class, Roy enjoys traveling.

How the Center for Disease Control and Prevention Keeps America Safe in the 21st Century

Headquartered in Atlanta Georgia, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is a federal agency under the Department of Health and Human Services responsible for the protection of public health and safety. The CDC was founded in 1946 after...

/ July 8, 2017

Patients without Borders: Medical Tourism and its effect on Global Medicine

Booking her flight to Bangkok, Thailand, Mia, a 35-year photographer from Philadelphia, only had two things in mind: her son’s well-being and the implicated costs. Her son needed a root canal, and she was determined to travel to Thailand for...

/ April 21, 2017


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/ January 21, 2017