Alex graduated with a BS in Biological Sciences from the University of Pittsburgh and is currently a first-year MD/Ph.D. student at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Alex participated in policy debate at the University of Pittsburgh, qualifying for elimination rounds at the National Debate Tournament and the American Debate Association national championships. He has been fortunate to co-author multiple manuscripts in the field of human tumor virology and is passionate about mentoring students interested in science and medicine. In his free time, Alex enjoys cooking with his friends and family, watching hockey, and enjoying a fantastic cup of coffee.