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Sunyata Smith

Region: Long Island
Program Institution:
SUC at Old Westbury


High School: Bay Shore

College/University: SUC at Old Westbury
Major/Minor: B.S. Biology

Graduate School/University: Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Advanced Degrees/Professional Licenses: M.S. Microbiology and Immunology, Ph.D. Microbiology and Immunology

Work History

Employer: Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of North Carolina Medical School (UNC Medical School)

Significant Professional or Academic Accomplishments: Sunyata was born in Amityville, NY and grew up in the Bay Shore community. Currently she is researching the effects of mindfulness meditation in reducing oxidative stress in African Americans that have pre-diabetes. Her future goals are teaching, research and medical school and her hobbies are interior design and meditation.


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