April 2020 Newsletter Student Highlights

April 28, 2020

Jade Goodwill
Navajo, Hunkpapa Lakota, and Sisseton Wahpeton Dakota
Science, Technology, and Society – Stanford

Jade comes from Window Rock, Arizona, and is minoring in Medical Anthropology on the Pre-Med track. She is the Co-Chair for the Stanford Powwow and is the Vice President of the Stanford AISES Chapter. Jade is also a research assistant in the OB/GYN Department at the Stanford Hospital under the Winn Research Lab. Recently she did a service trip to Nepal and is a trained EMT. After she obtains her OBGYN or Family Medicine license, Jade wants to go back and work on Native reservations in order to help her community.

Andrew Cayaditto
Biology – University of New Mexico

Andrew grew up in Albuquerque, New Mexico and is minoring in sociology and chemistry. He maintains a high GPA and is on the Dean’s List. He is pursuing a biology degree with the hopes of applying to and entering medical school sometime in the near future in order study and practice neurosurgery. He knows this is a lofty goal because so few Native Americans attend medical school, but he is confident that his academic abilities and work ethic will carry him toward his goal, as are we.

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