Saxena Lab

Micayla Flores is a medical student in the Harvard-MIT Health, Sciences, and Technology Program. She is interested in patient-centered care through a lens of patient diversity and intersectionality as well as how technology can be used to improve the quality/accessibility of medical interventions. Micayla works with Kathryn Gray MD at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) on identifying maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity risk, using a wholistic view of the pregnancy experience, including medical comorbidities and sociodemographic factors. Micayla completed her undergraduate education at MIT where she studied Biological Engineering and Women’s & Gender Studies. In her free time, you can find Micayla on a mountain – skiing in the winter or hiking/exploring any other season.