Sharia S. Betsoi, Navajo Nation
University of Arizona
Sharia is a public health major at the University of Arizona (UArizona) from Kin Dah Lichii, Arizona on the Navajo Nation. Sharia plans to continue her education through the Master of Science in Nursing program at UArizona and hopes to return to the reservation to help serve her community. She is an undergraduate researcher at Zarnescu Lab, as part of the metabolism group. She is researching the potential treatments for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) using drosophila models. Sharia enjoys spending time with family, hiking, playing volleyball, and basketball during her free time.