HIV*PACT
STANFORD UNIVERSITY

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Meet the Fall 2017 HIV*PACT Counselors


Biographies

Erin Hawley

Coordinator


Erin is a Human Biology senior concentrating in inequalities in children's health and writing an Education Honors thesis on parent-teacher relationships in low-income preschools. She is interested in obstacles to obtaining excellent health care and plans to eventually participate in inclusive health care as a physician.

Hannah Slater

Coordinator


Hannah is a junior studying Human Biology with a concentration in women's health access to health care and a minor in Spanish. Hannah is also a counselor at the Sexual Health Peer Resource Center. A few things that are really important to her are accessibility to quality healthcare, comprehensive sexual education, and dogs.

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Kayla Clough
Counselor

Kayla is a senior studying Human Biology and concentrating in human and environmental health.  She is interested in disparities in healthcare access in different communities and improving sex education.  As an aspiring public health worker, she's excited to positively contribute to the Stanford community through her work with HIV*PACT.  

Gia Colgan

Counselor


Gia is studying Human Biology with a concentration in Gender, Sexuality and Health and a (probable) minor in Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity. She also works at the Office for Sexual Assault Response & Education and the Sexual Health Peer Resource Center (SHPRC). Her passions include equitable and widespread access to healthcare and education, hammocks, and raw cookie dough.

Pedro Gallardo

Counselor


Pedro is a junior majoring in Human Biology and East Asian Studies. He is interested in global health and healthcare accessibility, especially as it relates to immigrant and LGBT communities. As a Spanish interpreter at the Cardinal Free Clinics, he hopes to bring his interpreting skills to HIV*PACT and increase its accessibility on Stanford campus.Pedro is a junior majoring in East Asian Studies and minoring in Human Biology. He is interested in global health and healthcare accessibility, especially as it relates to immigrant and LGBTQ communities. As a Spanish interpreter at the Cardinal Free Clinics and the Stanford Immigrants' Rights Clinic, he hopes to bring his interpreting skills to HIV*PACT and increase its accessibility on Stanford campus.

Emma Grover

Counselor


Emma is a sophomore studying classics.  She is passionate about mental health treatment accessibility, comprehensive sex education, and lyric poetry.

Sophia Hu

Counselor


Sophia Hu is a sophomore from North Carolina. She is interested in the socio-cultural interactions medicine and the healthcare system have in different societies, as well as female representation and education in STEM. Outside of academics, she enjoys playing piano, traveling, and eating unique foods. 

Japsimran Kaur

Counselor


Japsimran is a senior majoring in Human Biology with a concentration in International Maternal and Child Health. She is interested in health disparities both globally and within the United States. She is currently working on an honors thesis aiming to understand what domestic violence means to young women in Ahmedabad, India. She is very excited to be a part of HIV*PACT this year. 

Mahima Krishnamoorthi

Counselor


Mahima is a junior studying Anthropology and a minor FemGen Studies. She is also a counselor at SHPRC and the Bridge. She is passionate about women's health, infectious diseases and health inequity and spent her last summer in Ghana working at an HIV clinic. An aspiring physician, she hopes to work in underserved communities both in the United States and abroad. When not at HIV*PACT, you can find her watching The Mindy Project, complaining about chemistry psets, or at a local thrift store! 

Jorge Mercado

Counselor


Jorge is a sophomore.

Jorge is a sophomore studying bioengineering with a minor in data science. He has a passion for medicine and studying every aspect of it—lately, this has culminated in a major interest in epidemiology and how it reveals real medical and social information about the world we live in. He is also very passionate about giving back to his community and is thus very excited to be a counselor for HIV*PACT. He also speaks Spanish!

Jasmine Mueller-Hsia

Counselor


Jasmine is a senior majoring in Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies with a concentration in Queer Studies. She is passionate about relationships with ourselves and with other people, and how identities affect those relationships. Jasmine loves working with people of all ages around health and sexual health: she facilitates curricula at the middle school, high school, and undergraduate levels. She loves dogs, cats, and plants, and is working to be a sexual health educator and (possibly) a therapist someday. 

Julia E. Todderud

Counselor


Julia is a sophomore double majoring in Studio Art and Human Biology with a concentration in Brains and Behavior. She is committed to improving global access to healthcare and hopes to work as a physician in underserved communities.

Lauren Wegner

Counselor


Lauren is a History major and Biology minor interested in just about anything! She is a strong supporter of both proper sex education and conversation about sexual health. As an aspiring doctor as well as educator, she hopes to work to positively influence the health of as many individuals as possible. 


Devon Zander

Counselor


Devon is a Human Biology major with a concentration in infectious disease.  She has a passion for a preventive and proactive approach to healthcare and hopes to eventually pursue it as a physician.



This could be you! To apply, email the co-coordinators at [email protected] or [email protected]