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Emma is from Durham and attended UNC for college as a prestigious Morehead Scholar as well as a varsity cross-country team member. She obtained her BSPH degree in public health and stayed at UNC for medical school.

She has actively worked with multiple research projects with the UNC Division of Rheumatology and has been incredibly productive with several recent manuscripts. She has also served as co-president for the Farmworkers clinic with SHAC, as the President of the Geriatrics Interest Group, and as a Schweitzer Fellow for her work with healthcare insurance enrollment. Emma has received multiple honors and awards, including induction into the Mayer Honor Society for Community Service with a Scholarly Concentration in Care of Older Patients.

In addition to winning the Raleigh Marathon in 2018, Emma holds a Guinness Book of World Record for running the fastest half-marathon in a Super-Hero Costume in 2019.


Medical School: University of North Carolina
Undergraduate: University of North Carolina

Emma Astrike-Davis, MD