Hinnah R. Abid

Why did you choose research as a career?

I have always been interested in the medical field, but I wanted to be more involved with the research behind patient care.

What attracted you to Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences?

I was attracted to Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences for two reasons: the name that Mayo Clinic carries and the graduate school's clinical and translational science track.

Why did you choose the clinical and translational science track?

The clinical and translational science track allows me to conduct medical research while still getting patient interaction. Also, the variety of classes allows me to focus in on the subjects that interest me.

What do you like about Rochester, Minnesota?

I like the close-knit feeling of Rochester.

What are your plans for the future?

I plan on entering the industry post-graduation.