Brittany Hofferber is a recent University of Virginia graduate who majored in Neuroscience and Behavior with a minor in Health and Wellness. She is currently working as a researcher in cardiopulmonary disease at Columbia University's Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, where she is studying related clinical and quality of life outcomes. Brittany's previous research experience includes clinical psychology, where she worked on issues related to anxiety and cognition with Dr. Bethany Teachman, Director of the Program for Anxiety, Cognition, and Treatment at UVA. Brittany is particularly interested in holistic medicine, innovative biotechnology, and the intersectionality of mental and physical health. In addition to her research work, Brittany is also involved with several organizations, including her former role as Co-Founder of hol3health, a volunteer position with the Brain Exercise Initiative, and membership with the Harvard Ignite Mental Health program. Before joining Columbia University, Brittany also worked as a Patient Care Coordinator at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and as a Research Intern at Jersey Shore University Medical Center.