About Shivani Mehta
Shivani was born and raised in Orlando, Florida. She joined the Center for Resuscitation Science as an undergraduate research intern while completing her degree at Boston University, graduating with her B.A. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and a minor in Public Health. While in college, Shivani also worked as an emergency medical technician and conducted research at the Fuxman Bass Laboratory, with a focus in transcription factor-cytokine gene interaction, contributing to the development of the comprehensive CytReg database. As an advocate for individuals with disabilities, she worked with autistic children as an Applied Behavior Analysis instructor, promoting behavioral development and emotional coping techniques resulting in their academic advancement and further social engagement. She is excited continue her passion for patient advocacy in emergency medicine as a research coordinator with the team.