Jamil Hopkins: Student Intern Fall 2012/Spring 2013

Jamil Hopkins Jamil Hopkins, from Cary, North Carolina, is a senior biology major at Winston Salem State University with an anticipated graduation date of May 2013. As an UNTRAC (Undergraduate Neuroscience Training Cooperative) scholar, he is also obtaining a minor in Neuroscience from Wake Forest University. Upon graduating, Jamil will be seeking a master’s degree in psychology, with an overall goal of obtaining a terminal degree at the PhD or MD level. He is interested in the biological aspect of psychology, in particular, the underlying mechanisms of mental illnesses. As a student intern and health equity ambassador at the Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity, Jamil is thrilled to learn as much as possible under Dr. Mount, and hopes to use the experience throughout his academic and professional careers. In his own words: “Simply put, I’m blessed to be in a position to learn under the mentorship of Dr. Mount.”