Antoinette Charles is a second-year medical student at Duke University School of Medicine. She earned a Bachelor of Science in neuroscience with a minor in chemistry at Georgia State University. After graduating, she worked as a clinical research fellow at the National Institute of Mental Health. Currently, Antoinette is interested in pursuing a surgical specialty and hopes to use any gained expertise to advocate for patients’ rights and mitigate social injustices in medicine. Her research interests involve health equity and improving quality of life outcomes in patients with spine tumors.
In her spare time, Antoinette enjoys brunching, traveling, and co-hosting Let’s Talk Reform. This podcast elevates the discussion around social and mental health needs in the school-to-prison pipeline and the United States criminal justice system.
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