Mikayla Ortiz is from Olmsted Falls, Ohio. She is currently a sophomore at Ashland University, where she is pursuing a degree in Toxicology. On campus, Mikayla was a part of Ashland University’s Pathways Pre-Orientation Program, is the Social Media Manager for the Sustainability Club, and will be conducting undergraduate independent research in the fall on ‘Improving Methods of Extraction of Hydrophobic Pesticide Contaminants from Sediment’. During the ToxMSDT program, Mikayla is most excited about learning about all the different occupations a Toxicologist can do and meeting many different professionals who work in them.
Mikayla Ortiz is being mentored by Dr. Cindy Roegge.