Natalia is a medical student in the Feinberg Class of 2023 from Chicago, IL. She graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2018 with a BS in Molecular and Cellular Biology and Economics. During college, she spent a lot of time volunteering with Habitat for Humanity and advocating for affordable housing. Before matriculating at Feinberg, Natalia worked as a clinical research assistant at the American Hip Institute and the American Knee Institute. Outside of school, she enjoys hiking, biking and spending time outdoors.