Health Leadership Apprentice
Riya is a Health Leadership Apprentice (HLA) at the Design Institute for Health, a partnership between the Dell Medical School and the College of Fine Arts at the University of Texas at Austin. The HLA program is Dell Medical School’s undergraduate internship program, where students have the opportunity to collaborate with faculty and staff to further health care innovation and transformation.
Riya supports the Design Institute by using the design research process to optimize our customer relationship management (CRM) software to help uncover insights and improve the business capabilities of the Institute.
Riya is finishing up her BSA in Biology in the College of Natural Sciences and Minor in Art History in the College of Fine Arts at the University of Texas at Austin. She is currently pursuing a pre-med track and aspires to become a physician in the future. In her free time, Riya loves exploring the Austin music scene, learning about different cultures, and experimenting with cooking.