Christina Kingsley

Christina Kingsley

Entered Dual-Degree program: June 2020

Biography: Christina graduated cum laude receiving her BS double majoring in Biology in Sociology from Loyola University Maryland. During her undergraduate training she was inducted into the Alpha Kappa Delta Sociology Honor Society as well as Tri Beta Biology Honor Society, in which she served as president. She was also very active on campus as a Social Impact Fellow and advocate at an organization called Healthcare for the Homeless. She conducted undergraduate research investigating the influence of black tea on macrophage activity and was a Hauber Research Fellow at Loyola. After graduation, she took a gap year where she focused on clinical research in the Department of Neurology at the University of Maryland Medical School. 

Christina is a big foodie, so she is always up for trying new places to eat and finding recipes to try online. She also is an avid NFL fan, and is always up for throwing the ball around in the park or on the beach. She also likes to play the piano and enjoys scrapbooking in her free time. 

Dissertation Advisor: Not selected yet

Peer-reviewed Publications: none yet since still in DMD D1 coursework