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  • Fluent in English
  • 30, Female
  • Member since 2013
  • Teaching General Biology Laboratory at Loyola University ...
  • B.S. in Biology from University of Iowa, M.A. in Medical ...
  • From New Hampton, Iowa, United States
  • Profile 65% complete

About Me


To see the world outside of the cornfields of Iowa.


I am a soon to be medical student at the University of Iowa that is looking to do a little traveling before my head is in the books for the next four years. I grew up in a small town in Iowa and have yet to get out and travel. Growing up, I had a large family so, I love to meet new people and experience new things with those around me.

I love science and all nerdy things, yes, Star Wars and Lord of the Rings may be some of my favorite moves :) But, I also love to go out and have a good time. One of my favorite activities would have to be going out for drinks and trying new restaurants with my friends and laughing the evening away.


I live to enjoy my life, be happy and to help others. It is as simple as that.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I am open to hosting in Chicago/


I have yet to have a couchsurfing experience but I am excited to participate this summer.


yoga, running, cooking, wine and whiskey, reading, summer activities, all things science

  • books
  • cooking
  • wine
  • yoga
  • running
  • drinking
  • reading
  • traveling
  • biology
  • genealogy
  • science

Music, Movies, and Books

Books - Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, Great Gatsby, Pride and Prejudice

Music - Death Cab for Cutie, The Kooks, Vampire Weekend, Modest Mouse, Radiohead

Movies - The Departed, Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, Breakfast at Tiffany's, Empire Records,

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I have had the opportunity to work in health-care and have seen many patients achieve goals that many thought were unattainable. It is an amazing experience to observe an individuals strength and determination when faced with a bleak prognosis that they are able to overcome.

Teach, Learn, Share

I love to teach others about biology, genetics and the human body. If someone wants to listen I can talk forever about the human body and its wonders. I recently discussed with my ten year old nephew how all of the body systems interact. I don't think I have ever been so excited to share the knowledge I have and to learn to simplify difficult concepts to explain to a young mind.

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