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Milken Scholar 2017
Scholar Profile

Melissa Hynds



Melissa Hynds graduated from Central Park East High School as an AP Scholar, member of the National Honor Society and of the National Hispanic Recognition Program. She was an intern doing Science Research at Columbia University as a junior. While in school, she Co-founded the Fit Club to help her fellow students develop better eating habits and assisted in developing a food map for places for teens to eat lunch with healthier choices. Melissa is a rising sophomore majoring in “Medicine, Science, and the Humanities” at Johns Hopkins University for a career as a doctor. She is the Social Chair of the Organización Latina Estudiantíl (Latinx Student Organization), a member of the Johns Hopkins Cheerleading team, and a member of the Johns Hopkins Medical Ethics Discussion Panel. She is an undergraduate research assistant in the pediatric oncology department of the Johns Hopkins Hospital.

High school:  Central Park East


College Year Degree
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD
2021 B.A. Medicine