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Nurah Koney-Laryea

Clinical Interviewer

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A Bit About Me

Nurah is a pre-medical student originally from Tampa, Florida. She graduated from Duke University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology, and a minor in Chemistry. Nurah recently completed a Post-Bacc at the University of Pennsylvania. While at Penn, Nurah also conducted research in the Department of Medicine, which she presented at the Academy Health Annual Research Meeting, and was awarded the Bradley Clinical Science Award by Penn Medicine. Additionally, Nurah’s passion for mental health and equitable healthcare has driven her to participate in various projects, including creating mental health lesson plans for indigenous communities in Colombia and getting a Lay Mental Health Advocates Certification during her time in undergrad. In her free time, Nurah enjoys spending time with family and friends, going to the beach, and cooking.