Grace Kunas, a junior biology major, serves as the chief of Penn's student-run, all-volunteer emergency medical response team. MERT prides itself on its ability to reach a person in need of help in less than five minutes and they're on duty every night from 5 p.m. to 7 a.m.
Grace Kunas knows that every second counts in a crisis.
Kunas, a junior from Madison, N.J., is chief of the all-volunteer Medical Emergency Response Team at the University of Pennsylvania. For her it is a chance to fulfill a personal and professional goal to help others.