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Scholar Profile

Ruwanthi (Ru) Ekanayake

Torrance Medicine


Ruwanthi “Ru” Ekanayake is a graduate of Palos Verdes Peninsula High School in Los Angeles. She is a published poet and accomplished pianist and holds a third-degree black belt in Taekwondo. Ru now is a sophomore at Cornell where she studies biology and global health in preparation for a career in medicine. This summer she interned at Molina Heathcare's department of policy and planning in Los Angeles. She is currently working with the Cornell Health administration to improve student utilization of medical services.

High school:  Palos Verdes Peninsula High School


College Year Degree
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY
0 B.S. Biology and Global Health