Meet the PH116 TAs!

Fiona Joy Wagner

Exam Coordinator

Hello! I am an exam coordinator for PH116 and now coming up on my second semester TAing for Ph116! I am a 3rd year Microbial Biology major with a public health minor and am on the premed track. In my free time I enjoy sailing on the Cal sailing team and painting.

Caroline Wong

Exam Coordinator

Hi y’all! My name is Caroline 🙂 I’m a senior studying Molecular Cell Biology with an emphasis in Immunology and hope to pursue sports medicine in the future!! This will be my 3rd semester as a TA and I couldn’t have asked for a better group of people to work with! PH116 is one of the best classes I’ve taken at Cal and I’m so excited to continue learning with y’all! In my free time I love to explore yummy restaurants and cafes, try out new recipes and go on long walks. Feel free to reach out to me anytime :))

Kate Geisler

Exam Coordinator

Hi! My name is Kate and I’m a  third year majoring in Public Health. This is my second semester as a TA, and I am so excited to be a part of the team! PH 116 was easily one of my favorite classes I have taken so far, and I can’t wait to work with everyone and explore different realms of public health together. Outside of school, I enjoy traveling to new places, lifting weights and running, singing, and spending time with my friends. I am also part of an awesome research team at UCSF’s Center for Reproductive Health!

Adam White

Homework Coordinator

Hey! My name is Adam and I am a fourth year who eventually wants to attend medical school. This is my second semester as a TA and I hope to help spread my interest in public health. Find me on BART heading to my volunteering or exploring the Bay when I’m not in class.”

Coco Steel

Teaching Assistant

Hi everyone! My name is Coco and I’m a Junior studying Nutritional Science with minors in Global Health and Global Poverty and Practice. This is my third semester as a PH116 TA and I love all of the TAs and everything I’ve learned through the course! Outside of PH116, I love to run, cook, travel, and explore new places with friends and family!

Sofiia Surzhak

Teaching Assistant

Hi, I’m Sofiia! Really excited to meet you all!

Eldon Whitehead

Teaching Assistant

Hi! My name is Eldon

Vi Tran

Teaching Assistant

Hi! My name is Vi Tran, and I’m a fourth year Biology and Public Health undergraduate student. This is my third year being a PH116 TA, and I’ve had so much fun being a part of this amazing team.

Gautam Nike

Teaching Assistant

Hi everyone! My name is Guatam

Rohan Aurora

Teaching Assistant

Hi! I’m Rohan

Sabrina Spatny

Teaching Assistant

Hi, I’m Sabrina! I am a second year Public Health and MCB major with an emphasis in Immunology and Pathogenesis. I aspire to go into the biotechnology industry and contribute to the viroloy or oncology field! In my free time, I love having movie nights with friends and puzzling!

Trisha Devchoudhury

Teaching Assistant

Hey! I’m Trisha and I’m a second year studying MCB with an intended emphasis in Cell Biology, Development & Physiology and am planning to pursue medicine in the future. I’m coming up on my second semester being a TA for Ph116! In my free time I love going to concerts, hiking, and exploring the bay!

Neha Meda

Hi! My name is Neha Meda and I am a sophomore studying Public Health and Data Science. This is my first semester as a TA and I am so excited to to meet everyone and collectively further our passion for public health together. This class was one of my favorites, as its interdisciplinary nature allowed me to truly explore all the different sectors of public health. In my free time, I love traveling, cooking, grocery shopping at Trader Joe’s and playing basketball. Can’t wait to meet you all!

Vivian Lee

Teaching Assistant

Hi I’m Vivian!

Zoe Burkart

Teaching Assistant

Hi I’m Zoe!

Trelyn Nguyen

Teaching Assistant

Hi everyone, my name is Trelyn and this is my first semester being on the PH116 TA team! I love going to concerts, studying at cafes, going to the gym, and hanging with friends! 🙂

Anya Singh

Teaching Assistant

Hi! My name is Anya Singh and I’m a junior studying Molecular Environmental Biology with a minor in Political Econ. This is my first time teaching PH116 and I absolutely love it! Outside of being a TA, I love to cook with friends, go to the gym, play pickleball, and post on the PH116 slack spotted page.

Alexis Mariash

Teaching Assistant

Hi, I’m Lexi Mariash! I am a third year student and this has been my third and final year as a TA for Public Health 116. I am an Interdisciplinary Studies major focusing on finance and demography. Outside of being a TA, I write for the Berkeley Political Review and love to relax by watching YouTube or playing chess.

Camryn Ward

Teaching Assistant

Hi! My name is Camryn