The Vanderbilt Hustler

Emma Follman, Columnist

Emma Follman (‘22) is a junior from Garnet Valley, Pennsylvania. She is majoring in neuroscience and hopes to pursue a research career in this field after graduation. On top of writing for her column about mental health for The Hustler, she conducts independent research about developmental neurobiology in Dr. Vivian Gama’s lab and is also a member of the Vanderbilt Piano Society. 

When she’s not busy with these activities, she loves to listen to music, spend time with her friends and read about philosophy. Emma’s personal and familial struggles with mental illness have prompted her to start this column advocating for a more productive discussion on mental health and related topics. She hopes that with her articles, she can help people feel less alone and recognize that despite the validity of people’s intensely difficult experiences, that every individual has the power to work towards their own healing and peace. 

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