Meghan Galligan is an east coast transplant from New York who is currently entering her third year in the MD program. She graduated in 2010 from Harvard College, where she completed an honors track in Mind/Brain/Behavior within the Neurobiology concentration. As an undergraduate, Meghan pursued developmental neurobiology research under Rosalind Segal at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute. She also continued to actively pursue her musical interests, performing in various orchestras and music groups around the university. Before matriculating at Stanford, Meghan spent a postgraduate year working in malaria research under Dyann Wirth at the Harvard School of Public Health. Following her arrival at Stanford, Meghan undertook research in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, working with Carl Feinstein to examine the impact of the DSM 5 on young adults with Asperger's disorder. During her preclinical years, she has also enjoyed exploring the bay area and experiencing the wonderful weather that Stanford has to offer!