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Student Research Assistant

Interests: health education, hemodialysis PROs

Taya Joseph is an undergraduate student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She will graduate in the spring of 2021 with a major in Community Health and Health Equity, with minors in Spanish for the Medical Professions and Neuroscience. She is a Research Assistant at the UNC Kidney Center where she works with the Flythe Research Team to build a person-centered dialysis care planning process and companion evaluation measure. Taya also assists Dr. Emily Chang in analyzing the efficacy of lung ultrasounds in detecting fluid retention for hemodialysis patients, and processes blood samples in the Falk lab. She plans to pursue a career in medicine upon completing her undergraduate degree and spending time conducting research or serving as a hemodialysis patient care technician. Her personal interests include educating others about mental and physical wellness through her fitness page on Instagram, thrift shopping, and spontaneous adventures.