Biomedical Sciences


Sao Paulo, Brazil

Pedro decided to attend the University of Iowa because it is near his current home, he has been living with his family in Iowa City for almost four years. 

Pedro's favorite experience at Iowa so far has been the Table Tennis Club. It has been a while since he has last played, so he was looking for something to improve his skills. Pedro has also enjoyed his seminar class where he gets to learn how to get into research and take interesting lab tours. 

Some other activities that Pedro has taken part in on-campus include Medicus (pre-med club), volunteering at the UI Hospital and Clinics, and attending Bate-Papo meetings, which is a Portuguese conversation hour where he gets to talk to other Brazilians and Portuguese learners. 

Pedro is an International Ambassador for the University of Iowa Office of Admissions. If you're a prospective international student who has any questions about life at Iowa, please feel free to reach out to him via email at 

Table Tennis Club
Medicus Pre-Medical Society