Student Leaders and Interest Groups

Class photo of medical students at the USA College of Medicine

Student Organization Leaders

COM Class Officers

Senior M4 President: Natalie Kidd
Senior M4 Vice President: Elizabeth Edwards
Senior M4 Sec/Treas.: Mengjie Hu
Senior M4 Social Chairs: Ifeoluwa Akisanya & Jazmyne Tabb

Junior M3 President: Carey Johnson
Junior M3 Vice President: Jordan Ingram
Junior M3 Sec./Treas.: Brennan Smith 
Junior M3 Social Chairs: Callie Cross, Elizabeth Statham, Alana Andrew Fortune

Sophomore M2 President: Victoria Antonello
Sophomore M2 Vice President: Jerry Andrews
Sophomore M2 Sec./Treas.: Edwin Boyer
Sophomore M2 Social Chairs: Emily Hartsell & Walker Phillips

Freshman M1 President: 
Freshman M1 Vice President: 
Freshman M1 Sec./Treas.: 
Freshman M1 Social Chairs: 

Community & Volunteer Service

Senior M4: Claire Johnson & Jacob Williams
Junior M3: David Gahan & Bailey Manning
Sophomore M2: Alyssa Hamilton, Kahlea Haladawa
Freshman M1: 

Honor Council

Senior M4: Pooja Revanna, Vijay Vobbilisetty, Alexander Williams, Shrikar Iragavarapu
Junior M3: Madeleine Boudreaux, Taran Carrasco, Benjamin Kimbell, Zara Ijaz
Sophomore M2: Regan Shaw, Andrew Stokes, Anthony Fant
Freshman M1: 

Intramural Chairs

Senior M4: Matthew Byers & Mary Vansant
Junior M3: Taylor Coe & John Jack Galla
Sophomore M2: Keith Adler, Brandon Barnes & Peter Whitehurst
Freshman M1: 

Review of Systems - Yearbook

Advisors: Karen Braswell,  Ashley Givens & Connie Land
M4 Editors: Michelle Minh-Anh Nguyen & Jessica Thanh Pham
M3 Editors: Azeline Arcenal & Payal Patel
M2 Editors: Steven Overlaur & Justin Penninger
M1 Editors: Krisha Amin, Benicia Harrison

SGA Representatives

Senior M4: Elizabeth Kantzler
Junior M3: Robert Rella
Sophomore M2: Anna Shunnarah
Freshman M1: 

Student Assembly

Faculty/Sponsors: Dr. Kelly Roveda and Dr. Caleb Butts
President: Jordan Ingram
Vice President: Kaylee Hart
Treasurer: Will Farley
Secretary: Bailey Manning
SGA Liaison: John Paul Saway

 

Student Interest Groups and Organizations

American Medical Women's Association - AMWA

Faculty/Sponsor: Dr. Kelly Roveda
President: Angela Nguyen 
Vice president: Erica Conway
Secretary/Treasurer: Mia Jetsu
Community Service: Mary Catherine Moore 
SGA Representative: Gabby Brumfield

Anesthesiology Interest Group - AIG

Faculty/Sponsors: Dr. Kai Rodning
Staff Sponsor: Lisa Holifield
President: Lauren Lopansri
Vice President: Mary Andrews
Secretary: Addie Clark
Treasurer: Matthew Byers
M4 representative: Ben Michaels
M3 representative: Brenna Katz
M2 representative: Peter Lochmaier
Clinical Skills/Workshop Director: M. Andy Hu

Bioethics and Humanities Interest Group

Faculty Sponsor: Allison Krile Thornton
President: John (Jack) Galla 
Vice President: Jordan Ingram 
Treasurer: Matthew Handley 
Secretary: Lameace Sayegh
Events Coordinator: Claudia Stephens

Donor to Diner

Faculty/Sponsor: Dr. Kelly Roveda
President: Donavon Dahmer
Vice President: Felicia Peoples
Donations Coordinator: Matthew Joyner
Volunteer Coordinator: Hailey Selikoff
Volunteer Trainer: Venna Krishnan
Pantry Use Coordinator: Caitlin Drummond
Public Outreach Officer: Patricia Vogel
Undergraduate Liaison: Catherine Lyons 

Emergency Medicine Interest Group - EMIG

Faculty/Sponsor: Dr. Sternberg
President: Payal Patel 
Vice President: Nicholas Viyuoh 
SGA Representative: Ife Akisanya
Secretary: Jelani Bender
Treasurer: Sarah Ehmke
Community Service: Brianna Watters

Family Medicine Interest Group - FMIG

Faculty/Sponsor: Dr. Trimmier
President: Megan Hood
Vice President: Emily Denison
Treasurer: Kramer Crider
Secretary: Anna Woodham
M4 Liaison: Greg Overbeek
Conference Coordinator: Gisella Ward
Meeting coordinator: Marley Lee
SGA Liaison: Sureena Monteiro-Pai

Internal Medicine Interest Group - IMIG

Faculty: Dr. TJ Hundley
President: Abhay Thottassery
Vice President: Felicia Peoples
Secretary: Veena Krishnan
Community Service Chair: John Jack Galla
Social Chair: Natalie Simpkins
SGA Liaison: Samantha Baghal

JAGS Against Trafficking

Faculty/Sponsors: Dr. Nicolette Holliday
President: Renee Ivy
Vice President: Sarah Ehmke
Secretary: Claire Cawthon
Treasurer: Kaylee Hart
SGA Liaison: Natalie Kidd

Medical Spanish Interest Group - MSIG

Faculty/Sponsor: Dr. Eduardo Calderon
President: Munsa Manandhar
Vice President: Camila Ochoa
Secretary: Lauren Mussell
Treasurer: Mary Katherine Moore
SGA Liaison: Claire Johnson

Military Medicine Interest Group - MMIG

Faculty/Sponsor: Dr. Andrew Bright
President: Ben Michaels
Vice President: Jelani Bender
Secretary: Naden Kreitz
Treasurer: Javier Michael
Community Service Chair: Kiley Brady
M4 Liaison: Juan Pardo
M3 Liaison: Jesse Stutzman
SGA Liaison: Peter Lochmaier

Neurology Interest Group - SIGN

Faculty/Sponsor: Dr. Daniel Dees
President: Arslan Arshad
Vice President: Addie Clark
Treasurer: Felicia Peoples
Secretary: Hadil El-Sharkh
SGA Liaison & Event Coordinator: 

Neurosurgery Interest Group

Faculty/Sponsor: 
Co-Presidents: 
Vice President: 
Secretary: Claire Cawthon
Volunteer Research Coordinator: Lita Araysi
Treasure/SGA Liaison: Robert Rella
Volunteer/Research Coordinator: Vijay Vobbilisetty

Ob/Gyn Interest Group - ObGynIG

Faculty/Sponsor: Dr. Nicolette Holliday
President: 
Vice President:
Treasurer:  
Secretary: 
Community Service officers:
SGA Liaison: 

Oncology Interest Group

Faculty/Sponsor: Dr. Brian Persing
President:  Jazmyne Tabb
Vice President: Pooja Revanna
Treasurer: Natalie Kidd
Secretary: Veena Krishnan
SGA Liaison: Pooja Revanna

Ophthalmology Interest Group - OIG

Faculty/Sponsor: Dr. Semple
M4 Contact: Donavon Dahmer 

Orthopaedic Surgery Interest Group - OSIG

Faculty/Sponsor: Dr. Brad Clay
President: Blake Dunaway
Vice President: Clay Krout
Treasurer: Parker Norman
Secretary: Kramer Volkman
SGA Liaisons: Robert Rella & David Salchart

Otolaryngology Interest Group 

Faculty/Sponsors: Dr. Kimberly Donnellan & Dr. Tiffany Baugh
President: John Paul Saway
Treasurer: Justin Chediak
Secretary: Jordan Ingram
Community Service Chair: Natalie Kidd

Public Health Interest Group - PHIG

Faculty/Sponsor: Dr. Allen Perkins & Dr. Casey Daniel  
President: Jacob Williams
Vice President/NPHW chair: Kimberly Waggener
Secretary/Historian: Samantha Baghal
Treasurer/SGA Liaison: Emily Elliot
Community Service/NPHW Co-Chair:  Angela Nguyen
Director of Public Relations: Hailey Selikoff
M3 Liaison: Justin Chediak & Ashley Holland
M4 Liaison: Gisella Ward 

Psychiatry Interest Group - PsychSIGN

Faculty/Sponsor: Dr. Lori Lowthert
President: Sarah Bouslog
Vice President: Mia Jetsu
Secretary: Lauren Mussell
Treasurer: Troupe Grimes
Co-Community Outreach/Research Chair: Ben Kimbrell, Evan Dixon
Basic Science Liaison: Angela Nguyen
Research Committee: Cara King, Alex Templin

Student National Medical Association - SNMA

Sponsors: Dr. Hanna Alemayehu & Dr. Antwan Hogue
President: Amber Crenshaw
Vice Presidents: Jarret Barnes, Kiara Carmichael
Historian: Sydney Brown
Community Service Chair: Carey Johnson
MAPS Liason: Cara King
Secretary: Tiara Dean
Treasurer & PR Chair: Marley Lee
Conference Coordinator: Melody Zeidan

Surgery Interest Group - SIG

Faculty/Sponsor: Dr. John Hunter
President of Research & COM Student Outreach: Michael Jackson
President of Meetings & Surgical Skills Education: Sam Thomas
Vice President of Meetings: Jade Kantzler
Vice President of Research: Vijay Vobbilisetty
Vice President of COM Student Outreach: Matthew Joyner
Vice President of Surgical Skills Education: Brandon Rosser
Treasurer of the Meeting fund: Austin Chapman
Treasurer of the SGA Fund: Matt Watterson
Secretary: Gabby Brumfield
SGA Liaison: Chandler Hinson

Urology Interest Group 

Faculty/Sponsor: Dr. Lorie Fleck
President: Alec Holloway
Vice President: Emily Elliott
Treasurer: Brennan Smith
Secretary: Matthew Handley
SGA Liaison: Brandon Webb
Simulation Chair: Madeleine Boudreaux
Research Coordinator: Bethaney Jackson

Women in Surgery 

Faculty/Sponsor: Dr. Hanna Alemayehu
President: Nicole Matis
Vice President: Madeleine Boudreaux
Treasurer: Rennan Zaharias
Secretary: Jordan Ingram

Wilderness Medical Society - WMS

Faculty/Sponsors: Dr. Lynn Yonge, Dr. Sosnowski
President: 
Vice President: 
Treasurer: 
Secretary: 
Events Coordinator: 
SGA Liaison: 

 

Medicine and Society Groups

Christian Medical Ministry of South Alabama - CMMSA

Faculty/Sponsor:  Duane Baxter
President: Andrew Washington
Vice President: Taylor Coe
Secretary: Matthew Handley
Treasurer: Arcole Brandon
Medical Missions Coordinator: David Salchert
Medical Outreach Coordinators: Bailey manning & Gabby Brumfield
Events & PR Coordinator: Brennan Smith
CMDA Historian: Lameace Sayegh
SGA Liaison: Robert Rella
Research Liaison: David Gahan
Team Builder: Justin Penninger

Culinary and Lifestyle Medicine Interest Group

Faculty/Sponsor: Dr. David Weber
Co-Presidents: Olivia Durant & John Paul Saway
Vice President: Marie McElyea
Secretary: Justine Magadia
Treasurer: Mary Claire Carlton
SGA Representative: Kahlea Haladwala
Community Service Representative: Rachael Motamed

MedPride and Allies

Faculty/Sponsors: Dr. Franklin Trimm
President: Munsa Manandhar
Vice President: Taran Carrasco 
Secretary: Jerry Garcia-Medrano
Vice Secretary: Kramer Crider
Treasurer- Ian Thompson
Vice Treasurer: Ryleigh Randall
Event Coordinators: Marley Lee, Claire Chastain
Health Outreach Chair: Marie McElyea
Social Media Committee- Hailey Selikoff, Addie Clarke, Jade Kantzler
Ally Coordinators- Samantha Bagal & Jonathan Trinh

Muslim in Medicine Interest Group - MIM

Faculty/Sponsors: Dr. Al-Mehdi
President: Arslan Arshad
Vice President: Hadil El-Sharkh
Treasurer: Zara Ijaz
Secretary: Samantha Baghal
PR Representative: Zohaib Ijaz
Event Coordinator: Yousef Omar
Member at Large: Shyla Hossain

Student-Run Free Clinic

Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Kevin Astle
Presidents: Angelique Holmes (Pharmacy, P2)
Vice President: Lameace Sayegh (Medicine, M2)
Treasurer & SGA Liaison: Chandler Hinson (Medicine, M1)
Secretary: Jessica Moore (Medicine, M2)
Volunteer Coordinator: Justin Penninger (Medicine, M2)
Outreach Coordinator: Bailey Manning (Medicine, M2)
Co-Research Coordinator: David Salchert (Medicine, M2)
Co-Research Coordinator: Marley Lee (Medicine, M2)
Co-Project Coordinator: Altonnesha Darby (Medicine, M1)
Co-Project Coordinator: Claudia Stephens (Medicine, M2)
Tech Coordinator: Brennan Smith (Medicine, M2)
Co-Patient Educator: Maegan Yawn (OT, Year 1)
Co-Patient Educator: Taran Carrasco (Medicine, M2)
Medicine Liaison: Tara Hicks (Medicine, M1)
Nursing Liaison: Mariah Carpenter (Nursing, Year 2)
Audiology Liaison: Bayleigh Pierce (Audiology, Year 1)
Pharmacy Liaison: Sarah Grace Barnes (Pharmacy, P2)
OT Liaison: Maegan Yawn (OT, Year 1)
President Emeritus:  Vijay Vobbilisetty (Medicine, M3)