Kelsey came to the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai from Temple University, where she earned a Bachelors of Science in Neuroscience. During her undergraduate career, Kelsey dedicated her time to performing research, teaching and tutoring students, and serving as the President of the National Honors Society in Neuroscience (Nu Rho Psi). She entered the Neuroscience PhD program at Mount Sinai in 2018.
While at Sinai, Kelsey has served as the Co-President of the science outreach organization, Mentoring in Neuroscience Discovery at Sinai (MiNDS), the ISMMS student-run neuroscience advocacy organization aimed at making neuroscience education engaging and accessible to the public. She has also served as a Friedman Brain Institute Social Media Ambassador, where she leverages social media platforms to encourage an interest in science.
Kelsey would like to thank her family, friends, lab mates, and the many faculty members at Sinai who have made her PhD experience an enlightening and rewarding experience.
Kelsey will graduate with her PhD in Neuroscience and continue her career advancing science and healthcare discoveries through her work in industry.