Oasheka Chowdhury

Oasheka Chowdhury is a student in the Macaulay Honors College at City College, majoring in Biology on the pre-health track. She was born in Bangladesh and raised in Queens, NY. She is the treasurer of AED and the future president of NPreMA chapter in CCNY, both of which are national health honor societies dedicated to help pre-medical students stay motivated and on track throughout their journey. Additionally, through AED, she has created events and fundraisers for various organizations. She is a volunteer phlebotomist at a medical practice that helps immigrant families that have less access to health care services. Oasheka researches in Dr. Oviedo’s research lab at the Center for Discovery and Innovation to conduct neurological research on rodents and study when sounds become functionally relevant to guide behavior. She aspires to become a family physician to not only provide medical help to patients but also help make healthcare services more accessible to third world countries such as Bangladesh. After becoming a doctor, she hopes to build a hospital in Bangladesh that provides proper treatment despite one’s financial status.

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Last Updated: 11/19/2021 13:56