Research Assistant, Massachusetts General Hospital
Puhan He is an international student from Thailand. Growing up alongside a father with a mechanical engineering degree and a mother who was both an entrepreneur and a former nurse, she grew a deep interest in the sciences and in research. Puhan He received her Bachelors of Arts degree from UC Berkeley in molecular cell biology with an emphasis on neurobiology in 2015. There, she worked with the Center for Research and Education on Aging and studied the physiologic model of the hunger response in humans. She is currently a Doctorate of Dental Medicine candidate in Harvard School of Dental Medicine and will receive her doctorate in 2019.
She is interested in the anatomical variations of the head and neck region especially as it relates to oral maxillofacial surgery. She has studied these variations in cadavers as well as in clinical case reports. In the future, she will be looking at epidemiological data in the topic of oral maxillofacial surgery.