Student Division Region 3 Director

Shauna Wassmus

Shauna Wassmus (she/her/hers) is a second-year medical student at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine in Scranton, PA.  She received her undergraduate degree in biology from Boston College and a masters in Biomedical Sciences from Tufts University School of Medicine.  At GCSOM she served as the president of the student branch of AMWA where she was involved in organizing round table events for students to participate in candid conversations with women in medicine.  Additionally, she helped coordinate girls in science workshops that encourage local middle school girls to consider a future in STEM.  As a lifelong girl scout, she is passionate about the effects of positive female role models and mentors and serves as a mentor to medical and premedical students both locally in Pennsylvania and from Boston College.  She was a competitive synchronized skater through college and has been able to give back to the sport of figure skating through teaching both children and adults the fundamentals and love of figure skating.  In her free time she likes to spend time outside running or hiking, baking, reading, and spending time with friends and family.

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