Parandis is currently a second year dental student at Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine. She graduated from Stony Brook University in 2016 with a BS in biology and minor in chemistry. Parandis is involved in oral biology research and is editor-in-chief of Stony Brook\'s American Student Dental Association chapter newsletter. Outside of academics, her interests include painting, singing, musical theater, and traveling. She hopes to use her passion for communication and education to serve her future patients. She is honored to be a part of the inaugural IAWF NY mentorship program.