Anna Vardapetyan

Premedical President

Anna Vardapetyan is a third-year, undergraduate premedical student at the University of California, Berkeley pursuing a degree in Molecular and Cell Biology with an emphasis on Cell and Developmental Biology and minoring in Data Science. She has been involved in AMWA since her first year by joining her local UC Berkeley Branch and served as the Mental Health Committee Head before shortly joining the executive board as Program Director. She is super active in her AMWA Berkeley Branch and is most proud of the #I’mNotMyGPA Initiative that she launched in 2019. She also served as the 2019-2020 National AMWA Premedical Co-Conference Chair leading the premedical Conference Committee planning the 105th Annual Conference in Indianapolis as well as serving as the past National President-Elect this 2021-2022 term. Apart from AMWA, Anna worked as an administrative assistant and currently works as a grader at a local math enrichment program, teaches and mentors elementary school kids as a part of the Bay Area Scientists in Schools Program (BASIS), conducts research at the Urnov Lab at Institute of Genomics Institute (IGI), serves as the Secretary (after serving as Social Media Chair the year prior) for the Armenian Students’ Association (ASA) and is part of their choir. On the side, she’s worked at the UCSF Interventional Radiology Lab for the past 5 years, presenting her research at national conferences. She loves AMWA’s mission and strong network of empowering physicians and hopes to use AMWA as the backbone for her future career as an academic physician.