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Kaveri Curlin


I am a current medical student at University of California, Irvine School of Medicine. I attended Yale University for my undergraduate studies and discovered science writing while taking a course called Writing About Medicine and Public Health. After college I worked as a freelance medical communications writer and was a volunteer archival research assistant at the National Library of Medicine in Washington, D.C. I care deeply about reducing health disparities in minority communities and believe that science communication and outreach are two important advocacy tools. Outside of medicine I enjoy baking, sewing, hiking, and spending time with my siblings. Most importantly, I am thrilled to be joining the Philadelphia Inquirer as an AAAS Fellow! 

A young adult woman in a black linen frock poses against a wall with her hand on her hip.
Photo credit: Noah Red

UC Irvine School of Medicine 

Fellowship Sponsor: Association of American Medical Colleges

Fellowship Host: The Philadelphia Inquirer