AMWA Student Region 5

Region 5 includes Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Puerto Rico, and International Programs

The current Region 5 director is Christy Collins. To get in touch with a specific branch or learn more about starting your own branch, contact Christy at

Follow our Region 5 Facebook group for updates!

Currently, the following Region 5 schools have active AMWA student chapters:


Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine

  • President: Zara Hafeez Siddiqui

University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine

  • President: Nikki Panzica
  • Director of Communications: Meagan Olivet
  • Director of Programming: Gabi Barajas
  • Director of Mentorship: Camille Goldman & Thompson Butler
  • Service Chair: Karleigh Johnson
  • Financial Advisor: Kalissa Means
  • Vice President: Tanya Correya

Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine, Auburn

  • President: Keytahnie Jones
  • Vice President: Claire Goode
  • Treasurer: Madeline Mitchell
  • Secretary: Elizabeth Wilder


Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine

  • President: Megan Gromke
  • Vice President: Stephanie Rocha
  • Secretary: Kaitlin Crum
  • Treasurer: Sanna Rahman

Tulane University School of Medicine

  • President: Devin Mahoney
  • Vice President – Tina Reddy
  • Secretary –  Ruby Arora
  • Treasurer – Sarah Nwia


The University of Mississippi College of Medicine

  • President: Hannah Crim

William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine

  • President: Sameerah Shaik


Lincoln Memorial University DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine

  • President: Kailey Hutzler

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

  • President: Olivia Henry


American University of Antigua College of Medicine (Antigua)

American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine (St. Maarten)

  • President: Chancée Forestier
  • Vice President: Sarah Norman
  • Secretary: Kimberly Maynard
  • Treasurer: Savannah Sadaiapen
  • Event Coordinator: Trisha Patel
  • Social Media Coordinator: Sabina Shukurova

Ross University School of Medicine (Barbados)

  • President: Breanna Bassett
  • Vice-President: Ancy Daniel

  • Secretary: Moriah Henderson

  • Treasurer: Michelle Hansen

  • Public Relations: Shehreen (Aliya) Imran

  • Events Coordinator: Mehathab Majeed

  • Fundraising Coordinator: Gurinderjeet Kaur

  • Medical Spanish Coordinator: Emily Foster

Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University (Israel)

  • Co-President: Lital Avni-singer
  • Co-President: Mia Goldman

San Juan Bautista School of Medicine (Puerto Rico)

  • President: Casey Gilman
  • Vice President: Nathalie Chang
  • Secretary: Mayra Gonzalez
  • Treasurer: Mariangely Lopez Serra
  • Volunteer Coordinator: Gabriela Diaz
  • Fundraising Coordinator: Gabriela Rodriguez Bengochea
  • Event Coordinator: Natalie Fernandez
  • Public Relations: Margely Carrión
  • MS1 Representative: Zoe Cubero Cortés
  • MS2 Representative: Maria D. Rodriguez
  • MS3 Representative: Monica Santos
  • MS4 Representative: Jessica M. Rodriguez

St. George’s University School of Medicine (St. George’s)

  • President: Amrita Pandey

University of Medicine and Health Sciences (St. Kitts)

  • President: Brianna Fanning
  • Vice President: Priya Gill

University of Queensland, Ochsner Clinical School Branch in New Orleans

  • President: Ashly Albright
  • Co-Vice President: Madelyn Huttner
  • Co-Vice President: Morgan Winchell
  • Treasurer: Sinead Brenner
  • Secretary: Kali Stewart
  • Outreach: Erin LeVoir


The following schools are in the process of developing an AMWA branch: Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara (Mexico), Poznan University of Medical Sciences (Poland)