Rishika Avvari

2019-20 Latham Fellow
Majoring in Biomedical Sciences

Rishika Avvari is a junior from Lima, Ohio majoring in Biomedical Sciences on a pre-medicine track and pursing a writing certificate. She has been an Undergraduate Research Assistant for the Dunnwald lab for the past two years, which studies the role of IRF6 in wound healing in mice tissue. She is currently the President of the South Asian Student Alliance, a member and Social Media Coordinator for the International Student Advisory Board, and an Honors Writing Fellow for the Writing Center. She loves eating sweets, watching movies, and plans to attend medical school after graduation.