Sam Finlayson

San Ramon Valley High School
Danville, California


  • BA in Human Biology from Stanford University
  • MS in Biomedical Informatics from Stanford University


Top Achievements

  • Co-founding and co-leading Team Hydro, an organization in honor of my sister dedicated to raising funds and awareness for Hydrocephalus (more than $400k raised to date)
  • Designing and implementing software tools that assist physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of Hydrocephalus, Epilepsy, Melanoma and other diseases
  • Planning and directing all programming for Camp Kasem, a week-long camp for more than 130 children of cancer patients





“Sports taught me to seize every opportunity to work hard and improve, and to be grateful for the challenges I am given.”
~ Sam Finalyson ~