Tyrell Mann-Barnes

Tyrell Mann-Barnes is a first-generation senior and biology major with a minor in English at Temple University. He previously served as a Resident Assistant, Owl Ambassador, Secretary of Main Campus Programs, volunteer at Cooper University Hospital, scholar at Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons- Summer Medical and Dental Education Program, Vice President of Student Activist against Sexual Assault, Director of Campus Life and Diversity, and President of Temple Student Government. Currently, he is a MARC-U*STAR Scholar and works as an undergraduate research assistant studying monocyte and macrophage infiltration as a catalyst for inflammation in patients living with HIV at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine. Upon graduation, he aspires to pursue an MD/PhD with the interest of merging cutting edge biomedical research, medicine, race, and social justice as a Clinical Scientist. Throughout his career, he hopes to write books that explore education, race, class, sexuality, gender, medicine, and accessibility.

Listen to a podcast with this student leader as he talks about identity, purpose, self-care, and read this interview.