Chrystelle Vilfranc

PhD, University of Cincinnati
  • United States of America

About Chrystelle Vilfranc

Chrystelle L. Vilfranc is a Brooklyn native who received her B.S. in Biochemistry from Oakwood University. She recently completed her PhD in Cancer and Cell Biology from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, where she focused on the mechanisms involved in the protection of the liver against injury and subsequent chronic diseases, such as liver fibrosis and liver cancer. Chrystelle is passionate about STEM Education reform, specifically the retention of black students in STEM fields. She is the creator of #RevealToHeal, a writing series for women of color in STEM, done in collaboration with #VanguardSTEM. Chrystelle is committed to reproductive and mental health advocacy. Chrystelle is a 2021 AAAS Mass Media Fellow. 


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