Portia Thomas Advocates for Black Lives and Uses Systems Biology to Study Cancer in Diverse Patient Populations
Portia Thomas, an M.D./Ph.D. student and CSBC junior investigator at Meharry Medical College, loves working with children. Even though she is busy with medical school and her thesis research, she makes time to mentor and teach young students. Based on this passion, Portia wants to be a pediatric oncologist and research therapies for pediatric brain tumors as a physician-scientist.