Chrystelle VilfrancGraduate Student, University of Cincinnati
- University of Cincinnati
- United States of America
About Chrystelle Vilfranc
Chrystelle L. Vilfranc is a Brooklyn native who received her B.S. in Biochemistry from Oakwood University. She is a PhD candidate studying Cancer and Cell Biology at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, where she focuses on the mechanisms involved in the protection of the liver against injury and subsequent chronic diseases, such as liver fibrosis and liver cancer. Chrystelle is passionate about STEM Education reform, specifically the retention of black students in STEM fields. She is the creator of #RevealToHeal, a writing series for women of color in STEM, done in collaboration with #VanguardSTEM. Though a cancer biologist in training and a champion for health education overall, Chrystelle is specifically committed to reproductive and mental health advocacy.