AMWA Student Region 1

Region 1 includes CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, and VT

The current Region 1 director is Anagha Nagaraj, University of Connecticut School of Medicine 2021.

To get in touch with a specific branch, contact the branch leaders listed below. To explore local and regional events, see the Region 1 calendar below.

2019-20 Region 1 Conference Committee

Coming soon!

Email Anagha if you’re interested in being a part of the Region 1 Committee, or if you’d like to get in touch with one of its members!

Region 1 Branches

Connecticut Chapters:

University of Connecticut School of Medicine

  • Co-Presidents: Rati Srinivasan, Francine Zeng
  • Senior Adviser: Madeline DeWane
  • Secretary: Devika Sparks
  • Community Service Chair: Michelle Duong
  • Recruitment Chair: Anagha Nagaraj
  • Advocacy Chair: Brooke Schuman

Frank H. Netter Medical School at Quinnipiac University

  • President/M2 Rep: Elina Kreditor
  • Vice President/M2 Rep: Shanelle D’Alessio
  • M4 Rep: Joanna Marantidis
  • M4 Rep: Diana Jo
  • M3 Rep: Saumya Kumar
  • M3 Rep: Mariyam Habeeb
  • M1 Rep: TBD
  • M1 Rep: TBD

Yale School of Medicine

Maine Chapters:

University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine

  • Co-President: Laura Knapik
  • Co-President: Jennifer Ober
  • Treasurer: Dori Drakhshandeh

Massachusetts Chapters:

Boston University School of Medicine

  • Co-President: Mira Magner
  • Co-President: Rebecca Zeng
  • Co-President: Korede Yoloye

Tufts University School of Medicine

  • Co-presidents: Amal Asghar, Rumzah Paracha
  • Outreach Coordinator: Gabrielle Cremone
  • Treasurer: Kathryn Grace Almon

University of Massachusetts Medical School

  • Co-Chair: Wanlu Xu
  • Co-Chair: Mary Bassaly
  • Co-Chair: Emily Stabnick
  • Co-Chair: Sara Holmes
  • Co-Chair: Rachel Anderson

Harvard Medical School

Rhode Island Chapters:

Brown University Alpert School of Medicine

  • President: Taylor Freeburg
  • Treasurer: Brittany Borden
  • Social Media Chair: Tina Mata
  • Board member: Ashley Aldridge

Vermont Chapters:

University of Vermont College of Medicine

New Hampshire Chapters:

Dartmouth School of Medicine



July 25-28, 2019: The American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA) is proud to host the Centennial Congress of the Medical Women’s International Association (MWIA). Join us for this unprecedented opportunity to network with medical women from all over the world.  This meeting will be in place of the AMWA Annual Meeting. For more information, please visit:

Want to get in touch with a chapter leader?

Attending a medical school in our region that does not have an active AMWA chapter & want to start your own?

E-mail Anagha at