MALHAAR AGRAWAL

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HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR & FOUNDER, HEALTH DISPARITIES NON-PROFIT

Malhaar is a rising Senior at Horace Mann School in the Bronx. He is dedicated to the alleviation of health disparities in minority populations through his 501(c)3 non-profit Health Disparity (healthdisparity.org). With a team of student volunteers, he organizes workshops in undeserved communities where he teaches students about health disparities and creates a safe space where youth can discuss health and wellness. He has also partnered with schools and medical centers to implement a health disparities curriculum, allowing students to document cancer health disparities in their own neighborhoods using national databases. He is an avid student-scientist, having done public health and biological research which has been presented at national scientific conferences like the American Association for Cancer Research, National Medical Association and others. In this pursuit, he has interned at the National Institutes of Health and the New York Genome Center. His research has won the First Award at Intel's International Science and Engineering Fair, a prestigious award for high school scientists.