Tim is a first-year medical student at the David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California Los Angeles. He received his bachelor’s degree in Bioengineering at the University of California San Diego. There, he served as the Director for STRIVE: an organization which works to assist young adults with disabilities in their transition to independent living. He also helped to start up Therakeys, which aims to improve the well-being of patients in long-term care facilities through music. Tim’s research interests include bioengineering solutions to musculoskeletal diseases, as well as improving healthcare access in vulnerable areas through accessible technology. He hopes to merge research, clinical medicine, and advocacy in his future career, to aid the development and implementation of exciting treatments.