Nikos Sarantopoulos is currently a first-year medical student at Western University of Health Sciences. Prior to entry, he dedicated his time to stem-cell research at the Center of Tissue Engineering at UCI Medical Center. As President of the UC Irvine National Society of Collegiate Scholars, he organized events where college students fed the homeless and elderly, and also provided support to underprivileged youth. He has also served the communities of Orange County by volunteering as a scribe at Crescent Clinic OC to educate and aid patients with limited access to healthcare.