Alison Leslie
Medical student
University of Minnesota
Alison Leslie graduated from Washington University in St. Louis in 2013 with a bachelor’s in Anthropology and Psychological and Brain Sciences, later completing a post-baccalaureate premedical curriculum before beginning medical school. She is currently a 4th year medical student at the University of Minnesota. Her research interests include neurobiological genetics, cardiac electrophysiology, internal medicine projects focusing on in-hospital outcomes for patients with cardiovascular disease. Clinical interests include comparative/translational medicine and disability justice education in healthcare settings. She is planning to apply to medicine and medicine-pediatrics residency programs and will consider further subspecialization after residency training.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Interprofessional Student Poster Description: Background: Industrialization, population growth, and increased human mobility are increasingly placing humans into contact with animal ecosystems, leading to changing perspectives of human health in relation to the environment. In a world of increasing connectedness between humans, other animals, and the environment, an understanding of One Health is of increasing importance for health professional students. In particular, Zoobiquity, a University of Minnesota student organization composed of 100+ student members from different health professions…