Meet the Class of 2022

Joey Lohmann

Friar Nickname: Fri-AIR or Friar Da-mann
 Menlo Park, CA
Majors: Medical Anthropology and Global Health (Minors in Health Care Management, Neuroscience, and Chemistry)

Activities & Honors:

  • Co-Founder/Vice President – Lockdown Letters Initiative
  • Vice President/Community Service Chair – Alpha Iota Gamma (AIR)
  • Hometowns Project Lead/Content Lead – The Signal
  • Co-President/Community Engagement Chair – MEDLIFE Penn
  • Vice President/ Marketing Chair – Penn for the Liberty of North Korean Refugees
  • Medical Humanities Seminar Fellow – The Collegium Institute
  • Volunteer – Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House and at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
  • Research Assistant – Penn’s BAMLab,  The Changing Brain Lab and the Ren Lab
  • Attackman/Midfielder – Penn Men’s Club Lacrosse

Hobbies:  Soccer, lacrosse, photography, watching the USWNT and USMNT, road trips, poetry, going to beaches in California, exploring hidden spots in the city
Favorite Book: When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
Favorite Movies: Catching Fire, The Impossible, Bridesmaids
Favorite Food: My mom’s homemade mandu (Korean dumplings) and gummy sharks
Favorite Quote: “Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.” – Lou Holtz

Plans After Penn:  Doing community health research and then medical school