Varsha Kumar, Team Leader
Varsha Kumar is from Cupertino, California, otherwise known as the place where all the smartphones came from. She is a Junior majoring in Medical Laboratory Sciences at Purdue University and would like to ultimately become a physician. Other than constantly advocating her love for both Timmy and global health, Varsha enjoys badminton, reading, and potatoes in any form!
Will Austin, Team Member
Nothing ignites Will’s mornings at 5:30AM like the sound of “The Circle of Life.”
Having grown up in Texas, Will currently spends his days freezing at Purdue University. Driven by his desire to read and learn about the phenomenal world of insects and biochemistry, and how these two fields coalesce, he is known to jump into his studies in the early hours of the day. His passion for enhancing the lives of patients around the globe motivates him to persevere. Outside of academics, Will bowls competitively for Purdue University, is captivated by macro-photography, and has an undying love for fruit snacks.
Yumin Gao, Team Member
“Nothing compares to the grandeur of a natural landscape.”
Yumin Gao was born and raised in Kunming, China – a land enriched with bio-ecological and racial diversity. Currently, he is a senior majoring in biomedical engineering at Purdue University, where he hopes to advance clinical medicine through technology innovations. Combined with his passion in medical anthropology and creative arts, he is determined to alleviate suffering for patients around the globe. In his spare time, Yumin enjoys trekking while photographing landscapes, as well as exploring contemporary arts that are instilled with passion, style, and various stories.