Riya Mohan, BA '24
Riya Mohan is a member of the Class of 2024 in the Trinity School at Duke University. She is pursuing a self-designed Program II major titled “Ethical and Regulatory Issues of Human Genome Editing”. Her research interests lie in the realm of health policy with a focus on the genetic/genomic sciences and she hopes to use interdisciplinary education and tools to analyze various issues within the field, such as through wet-lab research, policy development, and community engagement. She is currently an undergraduate researcher at the Heitman Lab in the Duke School of Medicine and has been named a Margolis Health Policy Scholar as well as a Visualizing Cities Lab Fellow. At the University, she is also the president of Duke Ethical Tech, a university based tech think tank, and Duke Cyber, the university’s premier cyber technology and security organization. This summer, Riya will be continuing her work on the Medical Legal Partnership project.