Riko is an Associate Program Manager for the Vanderbilt Vaccine Center originally from New York City. She is a recent graduate from Vanderbilt University with a Bachelors of Arts in Medicine, Health, & Society and Jewish Studies. Over the course of her undergraduate career, Riko gathered healthcare experience through her time working in research labs, volunteering in medical facilities, and assisting in Alive Hospice. She has a particular interest in sexual health, infectious diseases, and epidemiology and in her spare time enjoys traveling, knitting, and reading. In the future, Riko plans on continuing her education to solidify a profession in healthcare or research.