Meet the Class of 2019


Ryan Leone

Hometown: Farmingville, NY
Major(s): LSM: Biological Basis of Behavior (College), Healthcare Management and Policy (Wharton)

Activities & Honors:

  • 2-Year President – Kite and Key Society
  • President/Founder – Wharton Neuroscience Initiative
  • academic Coordinator/Running back – Varsity Sprint Football
  • Editor and Writer – Synapse Healthcare Journal
  • Resident Advisor/Research – Innovation and Entrepreneurship Manager, Ware College House
  • President/Founder – Armed (Military-Civilian Divide Group)
  • Research Assistant – Pascual Lab
  • Volunteer – Philadelphia VA Medical Center
  • Member – Alpha Iota Gamma
  • Member – Sigma Phi Epsilon

Hobbies: Performing magic tricks, attending pop punk concerts, hiking and poetry!
Favorite Book: We All Looked Up by Tommy Wallach
Favorite Movies: Gattaca and Crash
Favorite Food: My absolute favorite meal is steak with mac and cheese and sautéed spinach on the side
Favorite Quote: “If not me, then who?” ~ Travis Manion

Plans After Penn: I’m hoping to pursue a Master’s in the UK then work for a year before going to medical school to become a trauma surgeon and medical commander in the U.S. Army!