Thanh Tran is a second year medical student at the David Geffen School of Medicine. Raised in Milpitas, California, he obtained his bachelor's degree in biochemistry and cell biology. In college, Thanh volunteered at the Health Frontiers in Tijuana Clinic to help serve the vulnerable population at the border and helped coordinate a dance competition with teams all over California. He engaged in neuroscience research through undergraduate, continuing his research on epilepsy for his master’s degree in Biology. During his time in medical school, he has been involved in medical school to global health and basic science research in immunology. He is considering a career in surgery or internal medicine. In his free time he enjoys playing tennis, watching basketball, spending time with friends, and eating new foods.