Bhavana Vadrevu ’17
Albright Fellow 2016

Bhavana Vadrevu
Bhavana is a junior majoring in Neuroscience with a minor in Health and Society.

She is interested in understanding mental illness and wellness in the context of society and its modern technological advancements. In the summer of 2014, Bhavana worked in at Prince Laboratories at Stanford University working on epilepsy research and immunology techniques in mouse models. On campus, Bhavana is a tutor for Neuroscience 100 and 200 level courses, a member of the on campus cooperative cafe El Table, a member of the Wellesley Association for South Asian Culture, a mental health educator, and a volunteer at the Child Study Center. Additionally, she volunteered in the Women’s Imaging Unit and GI Unit at the Newton Wellesley Hospital throughout her sophomore year. She is fluent in Telugu and has a working knowledge of Spanish. After graduation, Bhavana hopes to continue on to medical school while continuing to critically analyze society’s understanding of health and how existing structures may be improved by integration of modern technology.