Allied Health Student Organizations

Student organizations at the University exist as an integral part of the total educational experience, and there are many opportunities for allied health students to get involved. There are a variety of student organizations available to students who are interested in pursuing degrees in biomedical sciences, emergency medical services, occupational therapy, physical therapy, physician assistant studies, radiology sciences, speech pathology and audiology. These organizations are committed to peer mentorship, community service, career planning, networking, preparation for graduate school and so much more.

▼   Alpha Epsilon Delta

The mission of Alpha Epsilon Delta is to encourage and recognize excellence in premedical scholarship; to stimulate an appreciation of the importance of premedical education; to promote communication between medical and premedical students and educators; to provide a forum for students with common interests; and to use its resources to benefit health organizations, charities and the community.

Officers:
President – Ivy Nguyen
Vice President – Makenna Howell
Treasurer – Josie Jalkh
Secretary – Savan Patel
Historian – Abby Mock

Learn more about Alpha Epsilon Delta by visiting our website or InvolveSouth, and follow us on Instagram for more information about our meetings, events and member highlights!

▼   American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

ASBMB Student Chapters are a national community of undergraduate students and faculty across the United States. Membership to ASBMB offers exciting professional opportunities such as tuition scholarships, research funding, travel awards to national meetings and community outreach. The goal of ASBMB is to bring together students majoring in chemistry, biochemistry, biology, and biotechnology, as well as any other University of South Alabama students interested in membership, through peer mentorship, educational seminars, career planning and networking.

Officers:
President – Connor Holm
Vice President – Cindy Nguyen
Secretary – Anita Nguyen
Treasurer – Shayla Nguyen
Fundraising Coordinator – Caleb Lopransri
Outreach Coordinator – Jennie Dang

Learn more about ASBMB by visiting InvolveSouth, and follow us on Instagram for more information about our meetings, events and member highlights!

▼   Biomedical Sciences Society

The Biomedical Sciences Society is a student organization developed to promote community service, provide information on careers in biomedical sciences, and to promote interactions between students and faculty in the Department of Biomedical Sciences and other majors within the University of South Alabama. The BMD Society is involved in providing university services, community services and social activities. Membership is open to all interested students regardless of major.

Officers:
President – Sara Qader
Vice President – Madison Gray
Secretary – Azriel Boles
Treasurer – Chnar Hawramy
Member at Large – Noor Shalan

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▼   Pre-Dental Society

The Pre-Dental Society is a club for all students who are both currently on the Pre-Dental track or are interested in dentistry as a career path. We host a variety of meetings including having local dentists come speak, hosting suturing clinics, application workshops, DAT workshops and much more! We strive to provide many resources to help you ace the Dental Admission Test (DAT) and apply to dental school.

Officers:
President – Savan Patel
Vice President – Alainna Bustria
Treasurer – Anita Nguyen
Secretary – Olivia Breisacher
Smile Drive Coordinator – Erin Schreck

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▼   Pre-OT Club

The Pre-OT Club is designed for students who are exploring their options and want to learn more about occupational therapy, as well as students who are already planning to study occupational therapy in graduate school. This student organization will allow you to learn more about occupational therapy and meet other students interested in the field. You will have the opportunity to network with current South Alabama OT students as well as the faculty and staff in the Department of Occupational Therapy. You will also get hands-on learning experience in club meetings and have the opportunity to serve others in the community through service projects. This organization will help prepare you to be a competitive applicant to OT school.

Officers:
President – Sydney Green
Vice President – Allison Dollus
Treasurer – Hattie Keyser
Secretary – Ashley Powers
Service Coordinator – Kate Deaton

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▼   Pre-Physician Assistant Society

The purpose of the Pre-Physician Assistant Society is to educate students about the growing PA profession and to encourage and support students inquiring about the field or applying to the program.

Officers:
President – Aaron Wilson
Vice President – Jasmine Soper
Treasurer – Kathy Nguyen
Service Coordinator – Peyton Reed
Secretary – Maddie Edgar
Historian – Abigail Lowry

Learn more about the Pre-Physician Assistant Society by visiting InvolveSouth, and follow us on Instagram for more information about our meetings, events and member highlights!

▼   Society of Healthcare Management Students

The mission of the Society of Healthcare Management Students is to serve as advocates, provide resources, and networking opportunities to students that are interested in pursuing a career in healthcare management.

Officers:
President – Tamia Garrett
Vice President – Gabrielle Jones
Secretary – Kalycia Haynes
Treasurer – Abigayle Triggs

Learn more about the Society of Healthcare Management Students by visiting our website or InvolveSouth, and follow us on Instagram for more information about our meetings, events and member highlights!

▼   Women’s Pre-Health Club

The purpose of the Women’s Pre-Health Club is to create a sense of community among women that are looking to go into any health-related field. To promote diversity of health care professions and successful matriculation into professional schools, meetings will showcase speakers of various backgrounds in addition to other vital resources for the organization’s members.

Officers:
President – Azriel Boles
Vice President – Isha Patel
Secretary – Lexie Tate
Treasurer – Gloria Wintrode
Community Service Chair – Sundus Khan
Fundraising Chair – Lexi Menefee
Historian – Amiyah Kelly
Social Media Chair – Jaisa Calloway

Learn more about Women’s Pre-Health Club by visiting InvolveSouth, and follow us on Instagram for more information about our meetings, events and member highlights!