Lorraine De Velez

Student Division Region 7 Director

Lorraine de Velez (she/her) is a third-year student at Saint Louis University School of Medicine. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology at New York University and her Master of Science degree in Biomedical Sciences at Tufts University School of Medicine. Throughout her first and second years at medical school, Lorraine has been instrumental in improving AMWA members’ experiences by creating opportunities for professional skill development, career exploration, as well as faculty and peer mentorship. She also serves on SLU’s Admissions Committee and promotes AMWA’s mission to prospective students. Pursuing a degree distinction in Medical Education, Lorraine is actively organizing clinical skills workshops at the Simulation Lab, conducting epidemiological research, and providing peer tutoring services. Outside of school, she has enjoyed being involved in student-run free clinics, such as the Sharewood Project at Tufts during graduate school and the SLU Health Resource Center during medical school. You will likely catch her hiking with her dog, camping, or running another marathon during her free time.


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