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Make our school even better
Together, the Medical Students Association strives to listen to fellow students to advocate for improvements to our school community. We serve to represent our student community with the school administration and the Wisconsin Medical Alumni Association to foster an even more vibrant atmosphere of lifelong friends and colleagues.
Phase 1 Student Leaders
Ton Doan - MSA Vice President
Mario Matabele - Class of 2023 Co-President
Andrea Niño De Guzman Ramirez - Class of 2023 Co-President
Jason Kim - Health Equity Activation Team (HEAT) Rep
Cassie Crifase - Health Equity Activation Team (HEAT) Rep
Megan Murphy-Belcaster - Equity & Diversity Rep
Grace Shea - Educational Policy and Curriculum Committee (EPCC) + Medical Student Subcommittee (MSS) Rep
Tung H. Nguyen - MSA Treasurer, SoCal Web Developer
Lydia Buzzard - Organization of Student Representative
Jefferson Imasuen - MSA Webmaster
Carol Garcia - Class Rep
Cat Phouybanhdyt - Class Rep
Ghazan Mian - Class Rep
Madi Sass - Class Rep
Phase 2 Student Leaders
Hailey Bussan - CALC
Taylor-Paige Stewart - CALC
Elizabeth Maginot - SPC
Kevin Rymut - SPC
Rutvi Shah - AC
Lauren Watchmaker - AC
Scott Odorico - CPC
Colin Korlesky - CPC
Ben Kannenberg - TRIUMPH
Trevor Cooper - WARM
Phase 3 Student Leaders
Class of 2021 Co-Presidents:
Class of 2021 Phase 3 MSA Representatives:
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee
This committee serves to address concerns in the area of diversity, equity, and inclusion both among the student body and within our curriculum.
Equity & Diversity Representative
We represent your class on equity and diversity initiatives. We are involved in Equity and Diversity committee and other task forces of interest, as well as work as a liaison between MSA and Medical Students for Minority Concerns to represent a unified student voice on equity and diversity concerns.
Health Equity Activation Team (HEAT)
Our role is to create and implement a health equity lens for the ForWard curriculum. The HEAT is responsible for evaluating the curriculum from a health equity perspective, then work with Block Leaders and administration to ensure health equity is represented appropriately in the curriculum and learning environment.
Medical Students for Minority Concerns
Our objective is to introduce medical students to the experiences and challenges of minority physicians, patients, and populations, advocate for a more diverse and inclusive learning environment, and build a community for minority students at UWSMPH.
This committee serves to address any ethical concerns students may have. Please send concerns to the link in the button to the right.
Alex Tannenbaum - Ethics Committee Chair
Form submissions or email messages to (firstname.lastname@example.org) will only be seen by the Ethics Chair and will be de-identified before distribution to the Ethics Committee members below:
Claire De Forcrand De Coiselet
InterHouse Council (IHC)
Within each class year, we are sorted into Houses. Each House elects two officers to join the InterHouse Council (IHC). This council promotes community among the student body. Please reach out to these leaders for the House community!
Bamforth House - Sahand Efketari, Holly Helein
Bardeen House - Beyann Alzoubi, Colin Boyle
Gundersen House - Mohamed Fofana, Quinn Vatland
McPherson House - Calvin Lam, George Luong
Middleton House - Aria Kenarsary, Cassandra Nytes
Wellness Initiative Student Engagement (WISE)
This committee serves to promote wellbeing in the student body through initiatives both large and small. We provide weekly wellness programming, one-off event, and advocate for lasting changes within the learning environment. Please reach out to these leaders with any wellness concerns!
Mario Giacobassi (email@example.com)