Nora Galoustian

Premedical Division Vice President of Recruitment

Nora Galoustian is a 4th year undergraduate student at the University of California, Berkeley. She is majoring in Molecular and Cell Neurobiology, and Minoring in Interdisciplinary Human Rights. Nora is extremely passionate about the integration of healthcare and human rights, particularly with providing care to marginalized communities such as the refugee and immigrant population in the United States. Nora joined AMWA 4 years ago, previously serving as the AMWA UC Berkeley Chapter President, Program Coordinator, Founder of the Cancer and Women’s Health Committee, National Program Director, and National Region 2 Director. She also currently is the Executive Student Co-Director for the Sex and Gender Health Collaborative of AMWA, seeking to increase awareness and inclusion of sex and gender differences in symptom presentation, physiopathology of disease, and medication response both to the public and medical school academia. Nora enjoys tutoring high school refugees at OHIS through a non-profit, is conducting her own independent thesis experiment for on neuroplasticity and acute stress at the UC Berkeley Kaufer Lab, and playing soccer. She hopes to integrate her eclectic experiences to her future as a physician, and hopes to continue her dedication to empowering women in medicine through her position as Vice President of Recruitment.