Peyton Miyares graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a B.A. in Psychology and minors in Spanish and Health and Society. At Carolina, she conducted a senior honors thesis on adversity and resilience among LGBTQIA+ young adults, as well as assisted on studies in Dr. Jonathan Abramowitz’s Anxiety and Stress Lab. Outside the lab, Peyton gained experience in clinical settings volunteering at the UNC Neurosciences Hospital and working for a psychology outpatient clinic. She was also involved in gender-based violence prevention work and received an award for her advocacy efforts on campus. Peyton’s overall interests are making research and care accessible to underserved populations, such as the LGBTQIA+ and LatinX communities. After MGH, Peyton plans to pursue a doctorate in clinical psychology and potentially work abroad.