Abd Al-Rahman Traboulsi, from Cincinnati, Ohio, is pursuing an MD at Stanford School of Medicine. He received a bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering from Ohio State University (OSU). A first-generation Syrian American, he aspires to influence humanitarian policy in the United Nations to help displaced populations affected by conflict and disaster. He is the co-founder and executive director of Refuge, a nonprofit dedicated to empowering adolescent refugees toward higher education. Abd Al-Rahman spent several summers on humanitarian relief trips with the Union of Medical Care & Relief Organizations in Syria and Turkey, and launched a crowdfunding campaign that raised over $100,000 to help rebuild hospitals destroyed in Aleppo, Syria. He was a recipient of the Pelotonia Fellowship for NK cell and leukemia research, and the Undergraduate Award for Excellence in Student Service, which is given to one OSU student each year.