AMWA Student Region 6

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

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

Branch Leaders:

If any changes in leadership, please complete the following form and we will follow up with you!



Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine at Midwestern University

President: Sarah Yaghoubi

Vice President: Nicole Eck

Secretary: Caleigh Horan

Treasurer: Charlotte Imlach

Volunteer Coordinator: Ryleigh White


Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

President: Noemi Cocone

Vice President/ Co-President: Sheel Vasavada

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Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University

Co-President: Ashley Mathews

Co-President: Alexandra Richards

Treasurer: Iulianna Taritsa

Faculty Liaison: Melissa Bak

Mentorship Chair: Michelle Wiese

Community Outreach: Veronica Zheng

Faculty Advisor: Meg Kennedy


Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine

President: Mary Clare Lipa

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Bernadette Aulivola

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Rush University, Rush Medical College

Co-Leader: Olivia Negris

Co-Leader: Sheryl Cherian

Co-Leader: Kathryn Cater

Co-Leader: Abigail Goerge

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Sheila Dugan

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Southern Illinois University School of Medicine

President: Katherine Lincoln

Vice President/ Co-President: Rukmini Roy

Secretary: Sierra Higginson

Nurse Family Partnership Volunteer Coordinator: Emilie Lohman Irwin

Community Outreach Coordinator: Jasmine James

Physician Outreach Coordinator: Kristen Cecil

Social Chair: Rachel Karras

Faculty Leader: Dr. Vidhya Prakash

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University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

Please contact to update your chapter information


University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago

President: Haley Cropper

Vice President/ Co-President: Kaitlynn Richards

Treasurer: Emily Loucks

Community Service Representative: Akila Ally

Faculty Advisor: Amanda Osta

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University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria

Co-President: Breanna Sullivan

Co-President: Ellen Cealey

Vice President: Dominique Bruncko

Secretary: Michelle Butts

Volunteer Coordinator: Madeline McDevitt

M1 Representative: Danielle Klimas

Faculty Advisor: Rahmat Na’allah


University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford

President: Rachel Miller

Co/Vice President: Tanya Magana

Treasurer: Audrey Shoemaker

Secretary: Deniz Raif

M2 Representative: Alex Brown

M1 Representative: Christina Bloomfield

Faculty Leader: Dr. Koren Ganas


University of Illinois College of Medicine at Urbana-Champaign

Please contact to update your chapter information



Indiana University School of Medicine at Bloomington

President: Amanda Essex

Vice President/ Co-President: Lindsey D’Arnaud

Secretary/Treasurer: Minal Patel

Conference Chair: Sydney Willhite

Conference Chair: Erin Bamman

Philanthropy Chair: Sanjna Vinze

Faculty Leader: Sarah Tieman


Indiana University School of Medicine at Evansville

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Indiana University School of Medicine at Indianapolis

Co-President: Regina Lee

Co-President: Kendall Burgett

Vice President: Hannah Moore

Vice President: Shivani Bajpai

Conference Chairs: Maddie Smith and Hannah Bozwell

Treasurer: Lindsey Wells

Philanthropy Chairs: Pooja Pandita and Lucy Brown

Mentoring Chairs: Neeta Patwari and Sydney Keller

Public Relations/ Campus Liaison: Zoe Guckien and Bianca Blaettner

Programming Chairs: Ciara Smith and Mahera Husain

Faculty Advisor: Theresa Rohr-Kirchgraber

Faculty Advisor: Neeta Agarwal

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Indiana University School of Medicine at Lafayette

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Indiana University School of Medicine at Muncie

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Indiana University School of Medicine at South Bend

President: Katelyn Stevens

Vice President: Marisa Hochstetler

Physician/ Undergrad Liaison: Amee Sangani

Fundraising Coordinator: Taylor Burger

Secretary: Alexis George

Advertising: Sydney DiGregory

Treasurer: Valeriya Skorobo

Community Service: Alli Irwin

Faculty Advisor: Stacy Patrick


Indiana University School of Medicine at Terre Haute

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Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine

President: Israt Khan

Vice President/ Co-President: Julia Kaster

Treasurer: Katelyn Smiley

Secretary: Harleen Aujila

Volunteer Coordinator: Anisha Pareddy

Faculty Advisor: Minal Mulye




Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Co-Leader: Llora (Lily) Naik

Co-Leader: Dhiksha Balaji

Co-Leader: Isabelle Carter

Co-Leader: Jasmin Serpen

Faculty Advisor: Lina Mehta


Northeast Ohio Medical University

Co-President: Ain Shajihan

Co-President: Kelsey Johnson

Co-Vice President: Leah McCollum

Co-Vice President: Natalie Menassa

Secretary: Maahi Mistry

Treasurer: Prachi Lele

Faculty Leader: Anita Pokorny

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Ohio State College of Medicine

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University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

President: Keira Hassel

Treasurer: Katie Bernardo

Administration Liaison: Emily Bopp

Faculty Engagement: Sarah Han

Education Co-Chairs: Monica Lee and Alyssa Villacres

Banquet Co-Chairs: Sarah Kopp and Amy Cherry

Be One Teach One: Mary Irwin and Laura Felix

Mentorship Chair: Michelle Noh

Organ Fair: Leeza Kehnner

Faculty Advisor: Heather Christensen

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University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences

President: Jamie Kent

Vice President of Membership Development: Rachel Arens

Vice President of Community  Relations and Service: Pratiti Ghosh-Dastidar

Secretary: Katelyn Einloth

Treasurer: Dalia Altarshan

Public Relations: Julia Wright


Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine

President: Sophia Proschel

Vice President/ Co-President: Charu Gupta

Faculty Advisor: Mary White




Michigan State University College of Human Medicine

President: Radwa Koujane

Vice President/ Co-President: Jessyca Judge

Co-Leader: Victoria Bright

Co-Leader: Caitlin Heenan

Co-Leader: Jenna Luth

Co-Leader: Khadija Mubarik

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Turner


Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine

President: Kate Ryan Reif

Vice President, East Lansing: Amanda Cournoyer

Vice President, Detroit: Katherine Boss

Vice President, Macomb: Elise Tuneff

Secretary: Allison Fly

Treasurer: Erica McClelland

Faculty Leader: Dr. Catherine Donahue

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Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine

President: Emily Schneider

Vice President: Alexandra Jankulov

Treasurer: Rachel Blaisdell

Secretary: Gabbie Rowlison

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Dawn Jung

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University of Michigan Medical School

Co-President- Alangoya Tezel

Co-President- Daria Stelmak

Faculty Lead- Dr. Katherine Klein


Wayne State University School of Medicine

President: Zaina Khoury

Vice President: Katerina Furman

Advocacy Representative: Charlotte Thill

Speaker Coordinator: Maham Ahmed

Social Engagement Coordinator: Priyanka Kale

Outreach Coordinator: Dana LaBuda

Fundraising Coordinator: Sophie Wittenberg

Treasurer: Pooja Polamarasetti

Research Coordinator: Vidhya Nadarajan

Coffee Talk Coordinator: Zoya Gurm

Secretary: Leticia Simo

Physician Liaison: Sara Koussa

Internal Engagement Chair: Margo Mekjian

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Diane Levine

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Western Michigan University Homer Stryker MD School of Medicine       

President: Anush Ginosyan

Vice President/ Co-President: Emily Beck

Community Outreach Coordinator: Bethany Giedeman

Faculty Advisor: Jan Werbinski




University of Kentucky College of Medicine

Co-President: Gabrielle Chamlee

Co-President: Jane Mbeng Ako

Vice President: Shweta Mashni

Vice President: Ashami Athukorala

Secretary: Madi Ginn

Senior Advisors: Hannah Thacker and Maela Hyder

Treasurer: Rebackah Fairchild

Community Outreach/ Volunteer Coordinator: Madison Sand

M2 Representative: Hana Kebede

Faculty Advisor: Elizabeth Berry Seelbach


University of Louisville School of Medicine

President: Savanna Holland

Co-Vice President: Morgan Eversole

Co-Vice President: Alexis Redding

Faculty Advisor: Amy Holthouser


University of Pikeville Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine:

President: Abigael Amheiser

Vice President: Samantha Hamilton

Secretary: Arti Patel

Treasurer: Erin Steen


If you are part of the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine or Central Michigan University and are interested in starting an AMWA chapter, please contact for more information!