David is a current MD/PhD student at the University of Pennsylvania, hailing from Boston and a proud alumnus of Cornell University. He studied biology and computer science in college and found an interest in both clinical medicine and biomedical informatics research. During graduate school, he hopes to further explore his interest in the field of computational genetics and leveraging big data and electronic health records to better understand human disease. David also enjoys singing, cooking, football, and really long drives. He looks forward to helping current and prospective applicants in navigating the process of applying to graduate school and reaching the next steps in their training!