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Meet The Team

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Markia Smith

Program Assistant

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Kimberley Lukasik

Volunteer Coordinator

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Maya Bluitt

Student Leader

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Maya is a first year graduate student in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences Program at UNC-CH. She plans to join the Neuroscience Curriculum and pursue research focused on the neurobiological mechanisms underlying drug abuse and addiction. 

Markia Smith is a 3rd year PhD student in Pathobiology and Translational Science at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. She studies environmental and genetic determinants of cancer health disparities in historically marginalized populations. She is passionate about health and educational equity, and outside of science, loves lifting and is a doula.

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