Receiving the Addiction Science Award definitely validated continuing my research endeavors. My research was published in a peer-reviewed journal, which has opened the doors to the tobacco research community. Currently, my career goals are still hazy, but I definitely want to continue my research as I pursue medicine.
About the Project:
Lily examined whether e-cigarette use could pose a risk of third hand exposure, where nicotine from vapors sticks to surfaces to affect non-users even if they aren’t exposed to the e-cigarette use.
Where Are They Now?
Brooklyn College, BA/MD program
- Major: Chemistry and Children & Youth Studies
- Minor: Health & Nutrition Sciences/Public Health
SUNY Downstate Medical School, anticipated graduation 2022