Daisy Ambriz

Making sure children get the medical care they need, especially those of families with few means, is Daisy Ambriz’s passion.

The 2013 graduate of The College of Idaho has set her sights on becoming a pediatric cardiologist, and she’s gotten a head start on that goal thanks to her research experiences with College of Idaho faculty. Ambriz spent much of her four years at C of I in the biochemistry lab on campus, working hand-in-hand with her professors on research projects such as better understanding chemicals in sage that could help fight cancer.

“Being able to do research has made me a more avid learner,” Ambriz said. “I am discovering new things and it’s really exciting to be out on your own, doing your own experiments and figuring out which direction to take your research. It’s helped me with critical thinking and being able to solve problems.”

Learn more about Daisy's College of Idaho experience.