Tendon Editorial Team

Hannah Davidson

by Sarah Roth • November 4, 2022

Hannah is an aspiring genetic counselor interested in how culture and society shape health and wellness. She has a longstanding commitment to maternal/reproductive health, shaped by several years of working as a full-spectrum doula. As a researcher, Hannah has extensive experience in quantitative and qualitative research methods, along with experience in various lab techniques. Long-term, […]

Sarah El Halabi

by Sarah Roth • November 4, 2022

Sarah is a second year Psychiatry resident at Westchester Medical Center/New York Medical College. She graduated medical school at the American University of Beirut in 2018. After that, she pursued a postdoctoral fellowship in clinical ethics and professionalism at her home institution. Prior to joining residency in 2021, she graduated from the Narrative Medicine program at […]

Makenna May

by Sarah Roth • June 25, 2021

Makenna is a ScM student in the Johns Hopkins/NIH Genetic Counseling Training Program. She is primarily interested in neurogenetics, specifically neurodegenerative diseases in adults. Makenna is originally from Chicago and earned her A.B. degree from Princeton University in 2017 in French Language and Literature. Makenna is most interested in the ethical and psychosocial components of genetic counseling, which […]

Alise Leiboff

by Jon Ortiz • March 9, 2021

Alise Leiboff is a recent graduate of Johns Hopkins University, where she studied the Medical Humanities, French, and the visual arts. She is now based in New York City where she works as a Medical Scribe and is looking forward to continuing her studies in Narrative Medicine at Columbia University. A vetted editor for Tendon, […]

Iro Filippaki

by Jon Ortiz • March 9, 2021

Iro is a medical humanities scholar working as an associate lecturer in Athens, Greece. Her research focuses on aspects of feeling in cultural and textual narratives, as well as literary representations of physical and mental trauma. She is the co-editor of a special issue of the Journal of Trauma and Dissociation titled “Trauma, Narratives, Institutions: Transdisciplinary Dialogues” and an […]

Sarah Roth

by pendari • September 10, 2018

Sarah Roth is a PhD student in Anthropology and trainee in genetic counseling at Johns Hopkins University. Her work bridges the social sciences and humanities, exploring the experiences of families and providers navigating shifting ethical and technological terrains in cancer care. She is currently a predoctoral fellow at NIH. Also a writer, Sarah is a […]