Sebastian D. Diaz, Pascua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona
University of Arizona
Sebo is a biomedical engineering major whose passion lies in medical research, education, and health care outreach. He has served as the president of the American Indian & Indigenous Health Alliance (AIIHA) since his freshman year and is the current vice-president of the Alpha Omicron Chapter of Zeta Beta Tau. His undergraduate research work focuses on biomedical imaging and optics. He has involved himself with various projects including endoscopes for early ovarian cancer detection and new methods of diagnosing lung disease. He looks forward to applying his research and medical education in the real world and aims to attend a dual medical doctorate-doctor of philosophy degree program in the future.