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Naira Ikram is a junior at Duke University pursuing a self-designed major titled “Psychoneuroimmunology: Causes and Consequences.” She is passionate about uplifting marginalized populations by understanding social determinants of stressors and how they compound over time and manifest as chronic diseases. She has previously explored this in lupus patients, working on studies from pediatric, epidemiological, and qualitative angles. Within FFORC, Naira is part of the Communities on the Move team, which addresses and removes barriers to physical activity and personal wellness in neighborhoods around Orange County.