Bianca Islam, MD, PhD, MSc, is a graduate of the Medical College of Georgia. She currently is in the Physician-Scientist Program at Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center. She will be starting Gastroenterology Fellowship July 2021 and is in her final year of internal medicine residency. Her research interests are focused on developing treatment and prevention modalities for inflammatory bowel disease and colorectal cancer. She has largely focused on understanding intestinal homeostasis and how chronically inflamed intestinal microenvironments promote colon carcinogenesis. Her lifelong goal is to educate her patients, peers, and the public about science and medicine.