Summer Scholars: Meet Colleen Yang

Name: Colleen Yang

Hometown: Durham, NC

Prior Universities and Degrees: Bachelor of Science, UNC Chapel Hill

Title of Project: Dronabinol, synthetic THC derivative, useful for chronic pain?

What is Your Role in the Project?
Conducting a case report on a patient taking Dronabinol for chronic pain.

Why Did You Choose to Participate in the Summer Scholars Program?
I choose to participate in order to gain more research experience, and in turn become a better evidence-based physician.

What are Your Hopes and Plans After Graduation? Family Medicine Residency

What are Your Passions and Hobbies Outside of Medicine? Traveling, volunteering, working out (gym, hiking, swimming), reading, puzzles, painting, cleaning/organizing/decorating the house

What is Something You Would Go Back and Tell Yourself Before Starting Medical School?
There is no need to study over the summer prior to starting school.