Undergraduate Volunteers

Alexa Rodenfeld
Education: Third year majoring in Health Behavior with a specialization in community health promotion. Minoring in disabilities in society
Hometown: Stuart, Fl
Interests:
Research: In the future would love to research children with intellectual disabilities in a social setting. 
Personal: Going on drives, listening to music, hanging out with friends and family
Favorite Movie: Dirty Dancing


Ariana Krieger
Education: Third year majoring in Health Science and minoring in health disparities on a pre-occupational therapy track. 
Hometown: Orlando, Fl
Interests:
Research: Currently serving as the liaison between UF Special Olympics and the YELL lab. In the future hopes to get further involves in researching inclusion, accessibility, and accommodations for people with disabilities. 
Personal: Listening to music, exploring new places, appreciating animals
Favorite Movie: Back to the Future


Destiny Cruz
Education: Fourth Year majoring in Family, Youth, and Community Sciences. Minoring in non profit leadership and disabilities in society. 
Hometown: Orlando, Fl
Interests:
Research: Interest lies in community based participatory research. Desires to create an inclusive atmosphere to resolve environmental barriers and equip families with skills they need. 
Personal: Reading motivational and faith based books, working out, playing lacrosse. 
Favorite Movie: Beyond the Lights


Emma Hawkins
Education: 4th year majoring in Health Science with a minor in disabilities in society on a pre-occupational therapy track. Plans on attending UF OTD in the Fall. 
Hometown: Sarasota, Fl
Interests:
Research: Currently helping with data analysis of PEDI-CAT data and recruitment for the YELL lab. In the future hopes to help research trans-individuals in leadership roles. 
Personal: The beach, outdoors, sushi
Favorite Movie: Endless Love


Martha-Grace McLean
Education: 3rd year double majoring in cognitive and behavioral neuroscience and statistics on a premedical track. 
Hometown: Maitland, Fl
Interests:
Research: Currently helping with data entry and website design of the YELL lab as well as working in a a wet-lab at UF conducting mutation accumulation data on c. elegans. In the future plans to work on projects within health forecasting to aid in preventive medicine. 
Personal: Dancing, Travelling, Rollerblading, Reading
Favorite Movie: La La Land


Nina Cinca
Education: 3rd year majoring in Health Science on the pre-occupational therapy track
Hometown: Cocoa Beach, Fl
Interests:
Research: In the future would love to participate and plan music therapy research. 
Personal: Singing, Hiking, Talking with friends and family
Favorite Movie: Pirates of the Caribbean


If you are interested in volunteering with the YELL lab, please email yell@phhp.ufl.edu and tschug@ufl.edu with a cover letter and resume.