Karis Balmer

Student Ambassador

Karis Balmer is a junior from Sellersburg, Indiana. She is majoring in Epidemiology and on the premed track. In addition to being an Ambassador, Karis is involved in a service fraternity, is a member of a premed organization dedicated to minority students, is doing research through the Center of Excellence for Women and Technology, is the Academic Chair for the School of Public Health Student Government, and is involved with other campus organizations. After graduation, she hopes to be admitted into an MD/PhD program to further her background in medical sciences and healthcare. As a student ambassador, Karis wants to serve as a mentor and friend to students who need a little extra support to be as comfortable and successful as possible while at IU by sharing the opportunities that the school has to offer.

Specialties and Interests

Health & Life Science