Christine is a junior at St. Mary’s Ryken High School located in Leonardtown, MD. She is a Staff Writer for Affinity Magazine, and writes and publishes weekly articles pertaining to health, medicine, and psychology. Christine is passionate about medicine, and is the President and founder of her school’s Psychology & Neuroscience Club and Psi Alpha Chapter. She also leads the Future Medical Professionals Club and Chick-fil-a Leader Academy at her school. Christine recently had the exciting opportunity to research genes expressed in the prefrontal cortex of the brain along with the SLITRK3 gene, which is significant in its association with neurodevelopmental disorders including Tourette’s syndrome, Schizophrenia, and Autism Spectrum Disorder. In her free time, you can find Christine playing on her school’s varsity softball team, volunteering at her local hospital, listening to podcasts, or playing with dogs.
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