Sophia Costan, a native of Clarion, Pennsylvania, completed her undergraduate degrees in Cell and Molecular Biology as well as Psychology at Chatham University. During her time in school, she was involved with the Penn State College of Medicine as a SURIP Intern. In this role she was able to be engaged in multiple research projects. She also served as an intern with the Catholic Charities Free Health Care Center, helping to implement a medical scribe program for pre-health students. In addition, she has shadowed healthcare professionals in Zargoza, Spain, and has served as a PASSAGES Counseling Center advocate. As an advocate she helped to provide support to sexual assault victims. In her free time, Sophia enjoys reading, knitting, and exploring her genealogy. Sophia is a part of the East End cohort and serves at Mid-Atlantic Mother’s Milk Bank.