Emily Shearer will graduate from Cornell University with B.A.'s in Biology and Government and a minor in Health Policy. Invited to join Phi Beta Kappa as a junior, Emily has researched health policy at California Department of Public Health and Kaiser Permanente. At Cornell, Emily is the captain of the varsity cross country and track teams, as well as a policy analyst for the campus think tank. In her free time, she volunteers as an EMT. Emily plans to study public policy at Cambridge and medical anthropology at Oxford, after which she will return to the US for medical school.