Aaliyah received her B.S. in Psychology from Syracuse University and received her M.A. in Psychology from Boston University. She is originally from the DC area. Her research interests include community-based translation research, which directly helps marginalized communities that suffer due to health inequality, and researching ways to promote health equity among those communities. She is currently working for the PEACH Lab, directed by Dr. Christina Roberto. In her free time, she likes to take her dog to the park, try new restaurants with her friends, and ride her bike.