Nitya is a third-year medical student at the University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School. She received a B.A. in Political Science from Davidson College in 2013 and came to Austin for graduate school. Prior to beginning medical school, she received an M.A. in Government and an M.S. in Statistics from the University of Texas at Austin. Her current project with the Paydarfar Lab focuses on modeling stroke care and predicting patient outcomes in Central Texas.