AMWA Student Region 6

Region 6 includes Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, and Ohio

The current Region 6 director is Reena Pullukat.  To get in touch with a specific branch, contact the branch leaders listed below.

The 2018 Region 6 Conference is currently being finalized. Stay tuned for details about the date, location, speakers that will be in attendance and other logistical information.

Chapter leaders- please be on the look out for an email with details about lodging, sign-up and registration, parking, and the research poster application.

2018-19 Region 6 Board is currently accepting applications for state representatives and the conference planning committee!  Please contact Reena with questions or if you have interest in getting involved with Region 6!

We are still searching for the following positions. Please email if interested.

Conference Co-Director:

State Representatives:

  • Illinois:
  • Indiana:
  • Michigan:
  • Ohio:
  • Kentucky:

Branch Leaders:

If any changes in leadership, please email with updated contact information!


  • Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine- Midwestern University
    • Co-President: Mary Blaha
    • Co-President: Karisa Falden
  • Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
    • President: Jade Nguyen
  • Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University
    • President: Natasha Rich
  • Rush Medical College
    • President: Grace Tobin
  • Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
    • President: Kyle Maxheimer
  • University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine
    • Co-President: Isabel Yin
    • Co-President: Annie Xiao
  • University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
    • President: Jessica Strzepka
  • University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria
    • Co-President: Fiona Malone
    • Co-President: Di Bai
  • University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford
    • President: Kristen Koniewicz
    • Vice-President: Megan Weber
  • University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign College of Medicine
    • Organizational Chair: Stephanie Rider
  • Loyola University of Chicago
    • President: Jazzmyne Montgomery


  • Indiana University School of Medicine-Evansville
    • President: Serena Wright
  • Indiana University School of Medicine-Indianapolis
    • Co-President: Harini Gurram
    • Co-President: Katelyn Banschbach
  • Indiana University School of Medicine – West Lafayette Branch
    • Co-President: Cristina Contreras Burrola
    • Co-President: Maria Khlebnikova
  • Indiana University School of Medicine-Muncie
    • President: Yena Choi
  • Indiana University School of Medicine-South Bend
    • President: Audra Rougraff
  • Indiana University School of Medicine-Terre Haute
    • President: Leigh Neito
  • Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine
    • President: Keeley Shaw
    • Vice President: Darlene Pham


  • The University of Louisville School of Medicine
    • Co-President: Sabine Eid
    • Co-President: Abi Krishna
    • Co-President: Alyssa Brown
    • Co-President: Sydni Crowell
    • Co-President: Erika Oliver
  • University of Kentucky College of Medicine
    • President: Erin Molloy
  • University of Pikeville College of Osteopathic Medicine
    • President: Shelly Gupta


  • Michigan State University College of Human Medicine – East Lansing
    • President: Ediana Hoxhallari
  • Michigan State University College of Human Medicine-Grand Rapids
    • President: Sheetal Maragiri
  • Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine
    • President: Jess Gameri
  • University of Michigan Medical School
    • Co-President: Meghan Rowe
    • Co-President: Nithya Vijayakumar
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
    • Co-President: Erin Barleta
    • Co-President: Emma Hickman
  • Michigan State College of Osteopathic Medicine
    • President: Jordan Skrivanek
  • Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine
    • President: Elaine Vos

If you are a student of Central Michigan University College of Medicine , please contact to find out more on how to start a new AMWA branch.


  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
    • Co-Chair: Erin Lebold
    • Co-Chair: Melanie Yates
    • Co-Chair: Alice Jiang
    • Co-Chair: Lizzy Stevens
  • Northeast Ohio Medical University
    • Co-President: Olivia Roy
    • Co-President: Deepa Manda
  • The Ohio State College of Medicine
    • President: Jenna Patterson
    • Vice President: Sarah Poland
  • University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
    • President: Vasantham Annadurai
  • Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
    • Co-President: Amal Malik
    • Co-President: Jen Rehbein

If you are a student of Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of MedicineOhio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, or The University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences, please contact to find out more on how to start a new AMWA branch.