Tripp is excited to serve on the AMSA Board of Trustees as Vice President for Membership. Tripp is a member of the class of 2015 at East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine. During his first two years of medical school, he served as president of his newly reestablished local AMSA chapter. Last year, he served as the medical Regional Director for Region 3 on the AMSA Board of Regional Directors. He was also one of the co-directors of the Simlympics competition at AMSA’s Annual Convention.
Tripp received his undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering from Clemson University. Outside of AMSA, he is an active member of many organizations on the ETSU campus. In particular, he enjoys participating in the Interprofessional Education Program and partnering with the College of Pharmacy’s Generation Rx program to educate local communities about the dangers of prescription drug abuse. Tripp also served on a student panel through AHRQ evaluating the knowledge and educational needs of health profession students on patient-centered outcomes research.
Currently he lives in Johnson City, Tennessee with his two dogs and his fiancée, who is a fourth year student at the ETSU College of Pharmacy. In his free time, he enjoys running, playing soccer, whitewater rafting, and traveling. After graduation, he would like to pursue a residency in the field of Neurosurgery.