Samantha Cooper

Student Division Secretary

Samantha Cooper, (she/her/hers) is a third year- medical student at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM). She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, with a minor in Chinese and English from Allegheny College in May of 2020.  She was introduced to AMWA by a close friend and became passionate in advocacy since. Throughout her first and part of her second year of medical school  Samantha worked on subcommittee for Social Media as well as Outreach chairs. 

In addition to her academic and AMWA pursuits, Samantha is also holds positions in her school’s Anatomy Club, Pediatric Society, and Osteopathic Student Organization. She has also volunteered through a Medical Student Advocate program, which looks to support and empower patients to address social needs which affect their health, but are not direct medical care. Samantha also works at the campus gym where she helps to organize the social media platform, as well as teach fitness classes to fellow students. Outside of school, Samantha loves hiking, taking her new dog on walks, and taking cat naps with her kitten!

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