Alex S. Hartlage is an aspiring physician-scientist, immunologist, and vaccine advocate. He has a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Biochemistry and a minor in Evolutionary Studies from The Ohio State University. Alex is an MD/PhD candidate at the Ohio State University College of Medicine. He is a Graduate Research Fellow at the Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. He has won the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (F30), and the Susan L. Huntington Dean’s Distinguished University Fellowship.