International Editorial Board

Leaders of the International Team are chosen for their vision, enthusiasm, innovative thinking, proven leadership, and dedication to The Triple Helix and The Triple Helix Online. Together, they ensure the continued success of our initiatives by overseeing chapter editorial boards and various inter-chapter operations. Please feel free to reach out to any member of the board with questions, comments, and suggestions!

Editor-in-Chief | Alfred Chin

Alfred Chin is a junior at Johns Hopkins University studying neuroscience and biophysics. Before joining the International Team as Editor-in-Chief, Alfred served as a writer at the Johns Hopkins chapter, where he analyzed industry-academia collaborations in drug discovery. Outside TTH, Alfred conducts molecular neuroscience and structural biology research, leads the JHU HopKids volunteering practicum at Kennedy Krieger Institute as Student Chair, and serves as Treasurer for the JHU chapter of Alzheimer’s Foundation of America. After his undergraduate studies, Alfred intends to pursue an MD/PhD and focus on applying structural and chemical biology approaches to combat neurodegenerative disorders. Reach him at!

Chief Executive Officer | Hirsh Shekhar 

Hirsh Shekhar is a junior at Johns Hopkins University studying Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering. Before joining the International Team as Chief Executive Officer, he served as the Chief Technology Officer on the InTeam and as an Editor for the Johns Hopkins chapter. Hirsh is also involved with Health Leads, Alpha Phi Omega, and the Hopkins Undergraduate Research Journal. After college, he plans to pursue an MD/PhD in preparation for a career as a physician-scientist. Reach him at!