Alexis is from Walnutport, Pennsylvania. She graduated from Wilkes University in 2018 with a degree in Biology and a minor in Neuroscience. As an undergraduate, Alexis was involved in the National Honors Society, biology honors society, member of the women’s volleyball team, and served as a teacher’s assistant and resident assistant. She also participated in research for a genetics lab, studying novel genes affected by the EGFR pathway in Drosophila melanogaster. After graduation, she worked at Geisinger as a genetic counseling assistant in cancer genetics and research, as well as volunteering for the Crisis Text Line. Alexis is excited for the many diverse clinical rotation sites and contributing to a fairly new program.