Rigina Gallagher, MD


Rigina, a soon-to-be graduate from University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, was elected as Co-President of the American Medical Association’s Medical Student Section UWSMPH Chapter and served as a student volunteer with MEDiC organization. She conducted computational neuroimaging neuroscience research which investigated the utility of NODDI, a novel diffusion-weighted MRI technique, as a marker of pre-clinical Alzheimer’s Disease neurodegeneration which resulted in a Master’s thesis, a first-author publication, an oral presentation, 3 national conference poster presentations. She enjoys hosting AirBnB Experience: “Cooking Authentic Italian Dinner in WI”, co-hosting for AirBnB Travel, creative writing, running, fishing and Greyhound adoption.