Danielle Smith is a junior from Westchester, New York pursuing a major in Neuroscience and a minor in Economics. At Duke, Danielle is an active member of the Duke Business Society and has held leadership roles on the executive boards of Best Buddies and Duke Dance Expressions. During her freshman year, she worked as a research assistant toward the development of an HIV vaccine at the Duke Human Vaccine Institute, and, throughout the summer, she researched the relationship between corporate culture and business success for the Fuqua School of Business. As a sophomore, Danielle conducted research at the Duke John Hope Franklin Center, examining how patients' behaviors and decisions impact healthcare costs and outcomes. Her research was accepted to the American Public Health Association's conference in San Francisco, and she will be continuing her research in her junior year. She also interned at NYU Langone Health with the Decision Support and Value Improvement team. The summer after her sophomore year, Danielle worked as a Clinical Data Management intern for Regeneron Pharmaceuticals. In her free time, Danielle enjoys long distance running, practicing yoga, volunteering, reading, and baking.