Sara Venier grew up just outside Kansas City in Liberty, Missouri. She attended the University of Arkansas where she earned her B.S. in Biology with Magna Cum Laude Honors. During her undergraduate career, Sara volunteered in the emergency department, conducted research on the impact of TBI on mice transcriptomes, worked as a tutor, and served on the executive boards of Alpha Delta Pi and Alpha Epsilon Delta Pre-Medical Society. Sara was a Resident Assistant at Missouri Scholars Academy from 2017- 2020, and she now serves as the Social Media Manager for the Academy. Currently, Sara is an M1 at the University of Missouri School of Medicine where she is a student ambassador and patient liaison for the MedZou clinic. In her free time, she enjoys going on hikes, hanging out with friends and family, and finding new recipes to cook.