Samford University

Maria Martino

Ria Martino

Educational Information

  • Biology, Pre-Medicine

Biographical Information

Throughout high school, Ria participated in Habitat for Humanity and Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America, raising funds and awareness for both clubs. In her sophomore, junior and senior years, Ria served her community through tutoring geometry to fellow students. During Ria’s senior year, she had the opportunity to be a Student Research Assistant under Dr. Savitri Fedson at The University of Chicago, researching the causes of heart failure and how to prevent heart transplant rejection.

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