AMSA Executive Board 2021-2022: We’re Here To Help!
Major: human physiology and spanish (Minors in pharmacology, neuroscience, and public health)
hobbies/involvement: VP of MinnesoTap, volunteer at MHealth Children’s Masonic, CNA at a nursing home, and tutor with RISE tutor program. I also love dancing, playing tennis, spending time with friends, watching Netflix, and eating ice cream 🙂
Most treasured AMSA memories: All of the incredible people that I have gotten to meet! Through AMSA’s many opportunities, I have gotten to meet physicians, get a med student mentor, and meet some of my closest friends!
Major: biology, minors in manag
fun fact: i worked as a pizza maker for a year and a half at puncH pizza!
Major: psychology with minor in public health
hobbies/ involvement: Alpha Omicron Pi-Freshman Standards, Volunteering at the University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital, Yoga, Ballet, listening to new music, and watching New Girl
Most treasured AMSA memories: To have such a supportive group of people surrounding me! It’s also an amazing resource for inspiration and connections to the healthcare field
Major: human physiology with minor in health services management
hobbies/ involvement: American Red Cross volunteer, UMN COVID Vaccination Team, and research in Department of Radiation Oncology! Hobbies include traveling, poetry, and going to new coffee shops 🙂
Most treasured AMSA memories:Networking with physicians via weekly meetings and Pre-Med Dinner. Reach out to receive shadowing and research opportunities! Also, meeting my closest friends, great for pre-med advice!!
Name: Summer Gerhardt
Position: Public Relations
Major: genetics, cell biology and Development (GCD) with minor in American sign language and nutrition science
hobbies/involvement: senior care at acr homes, research in breast cancer laboratory, peer mentor. Hobbies include exploring minnesota state parks and trails, playing basketball, weightlifting, reading, and trying new restaurants!
Fun fact: I used to have a pet llama named steve and a chicken named nugget!
Name: Zoey Pekula
Position: Health Advocate
Major: human physiology with a minor in psychology
Fun fact: I am the oldest of three and i am the first in my family to be pursuing a careet in medicine.
Name: rebecca (becca) olson
Position: Volunteer Coordinator
Major: kinesiology major with minor in public health
Fun fact: i’ve been skydiving and i am a total adrenaline junkie
Name: anna clarin
Position: Events Coordinator
Major: human physiology major with minor in neuroscience
Fun fact: I can juggle!
Name: saahiti denduluri
Position: Travel Coordinator
Major: biology, society & environment with minor in public health
Fun fact: I share a birthday with my favorite bollywood actor (hrithik roshan)!
2020-2021 Previous Board Members
2019-2020 Previous Board Members
President: Praticha Jagdish
Vice President: Daphne Blount
Secretary: Alisha Relan
Treasurer: Regan Bradley
Public Relations: Lindsey Flieth
Health Advocate: Michael Dahl
Volunteer Coordinator: Madeline Lawrence
Events Coordinator: Jessica Haines
Travel Coordinator: Rachel Keenan