Elena Baldwin is currently at third year student at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City. She grew up in New Jersey and graduated from Duke University in 2017. She majored in neuroscience with minors in global Health and dance. Her time at NJPNI convinced her to switch her career path from neuroscience research to medicine. After graduating from college, she moved to New York City to work in neuroscience research labs, while attending the Columbia Post- Baccalaureate premedical program to prepare for medical school. She worked in research labs at Columbia University and Mount Sinai with a focus on neurobiological markers of autism spectrum disorders and neurogenerative disease. She started medical school in 2019 and is currently working on gynecologic oncology research. She is excited to start her clinical years and find her future specialty!
She is incredibly thankful to Dr. Mazzola and everyone at NJPNI for exposing her to clinical medicine and starting her on this incredibly rewarding and fulfilling career path!