Meet The Team




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Mackenzie Adams, MPH is a graduate of the University of Michigan School of Public Health. She manages projects within the DRB Lab focused on young men’s sexual health, new media interventions, and community-academic partnerships. Her primary research interest is the mental health and well-being of youth, particularly those who experience disparities in access to care.

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Obiari Ugwu-Uche

Obiari Ugwu-Uche is a junior studying a Information Science UX and Cognitive Science Philosophy Dual Degree at the University of Michigan. She has professional experience in sex and gendered research, interest in HCI and computational neuroscience AI research, and is a Posse Scholar and LS&A Honors Student.




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Julian Lanum is a senior in the University of Michigan School of Literature, Science, and the Arts. He is majoring in Neuroscience while working towards a future in medicine. Julian is committed to improving the health and well-being of underserved communities and incorporates this into his work at The Dr. B Lab.



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Peter Thabet is a graduate from the University of Michigan with a degree in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology. He is pursuing a career in medicine and public health in order to serve and advocate for his communities and those of marginalized populations.