Maya Koretzky received her BA from Cornell University in 2013. Her undergraduate work focused on the cultural and intellectual history of late 19th and early 20th century Russia with a particular emphasis on the history of neurobiology. Before coming to Hopkins she served as a fellow in the department of bioethics at the National Institutes of Health. At Hopkins, Maya is pursing an MD/PhD dual degree. Clinically, she hopes to specialize in Neurology. Maya’s research interests have ranged from the history of race and organ transplantation to the early history of HIV. For her dissertation project, she is working on a history of Charity Hospital in New Orleans in the 19th Century.