Angela Olvera

2017-18 Latham Fellow
Education: 
MD/PhD Program, University of Wisconsin - Madison

Angela is a fourth-year student from Moline, Illinois. She is currently pursuing a B.S.E in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Iowa College of Engineering. She has worked in Dr. E. Abel’s laboratory for the past three and a half years. She has been working to better understand the correlation between obesity and diabetes by analyzing the effects of mitochondrial stress. She will be starting a Medical Scientist Training Program in the fall to continue to pursue her love of science and medicine.

In her free time, she enjoys playing sports and board games with her friends, running, and cheering on the Hawkeyes!