“Saloni Parikh combines a passion for public health with a talent for computer programming. As an undergraduate in the interdisciplinary honors program, she’s already making an impact. For a global health study in Kenya, Parikh helped develop a mobile application that allows healthcare workers to track pregnant mothers with HIV. And when she’s not studying or Skyping overseas, Parikh competes on the UW’s Indian classical dance team. ‘It’s a really great break from all the hours I spend on a computer screen,’ she says.”
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