Briana Gerena is a first-year student in the Columbia Master's in Bioethics program. She expects to graduate in December of 2014. She received a Master's in Forensic Psychology from John Jay College of Criminal Justice in 2008, and ahs previously worked as a Case Manager for an expert witness consulting firm located in New York City. Her interests currently lie in policies of ethical human research, and Public Health. She hopes to pursue a career in one of these two areas.