Undergraduate: Hampshire College
Medical School: Ben-Gurion
Amit was born in Tel-Aviv, Israel and moved with his family to Chapel Hill at the age of eight. He completed his undergraduate studies at Hampshire College, and spent time conducting research at the NIH on a Student Intramural Research Training Award before returning to Israel to study at the Medical School for International Health at Ben-Gurion University. While in medical school, Amit was inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society. He is happy to be moving back to Chapel Hill with his wife Dana, a physical therapist and Tar-Heel-in-training. They are looking forward to exploring beautiful North Carolina together.