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Northeastern University bioengineering student is named Rhodes Scholar
Kritika Singh has been selected for a Rhodes Scholarship to pursue a doctorate in biomedical sciences at Oxford University. Singh, who studies bioengineering and chemistry at Northeastern, has dedicated herself to researching treatments and educating at-risk communities about diseases, such as malaria, that have cures but still kill hundreds of thousands of people each year.
“The heart of a lot of what I do in the law is looking at intersections between law and science with specific attention to how it impacts issues of racial justice,” says Jonathan Kahn, a recently appointed professor of law and biology at Northeastern. That’s exactly what he’s done with his examination of the first race-based prescription drug in the U.S.