Mallika Sabharwal is a second-year medical student at the University of Louisville. As an undergraduate student at the University of Florida, Mallika volunteered with the Equal Access Clinic, a student-run free clinic that provided medical care to the uninsured in North Florida. Before starting medical school, Mallika worked at the Chicago Department of Public Health through the CDC’s Public Health Associate Program. In Chicago, Mallika educated and tested high school students for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) on the south and west sides of the city. She also educated high school administrators on STDs and implemented a Condom Availability Program through Chicago Public Schools. As a medical student Mallika remains committed to underserved populations and improving access to care by working with her local Students for a National Health Program chapter. In her free time she binge watches Netflix and enjoys nature.
Tanya Khan is excited to be an AMSA leader this year and part of the Community and Public Health team. She is a member of an accelerated BS/MD program and recently graduated from Kent State University with a B.S. in Integrated Life Sciences. She is continuing her education at Northeast Ohio Medical University, College of Medicine in hopes of becoming a primary care physician.
Tanya has been an active member of AMSA throughout her collegiate career and recently became an AMSA Public Health Scholar. She is a passionate advocate for public health and women’s rights. Additionally, Tanya enjoys fashion and was a Style Guru for College Fashionista.
Allison is currently an undergraduate student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She will graduate in the class of 2017 and is in the midst of applying to medical school. She first got involved with AMSA in her local chapter as a freshman, and is extremely excited to serve as the chapter’s president during the 2016-2017 school year. After attending the 2016 National AMSA Convention, Allison was invigorated by the organization’s community and purpose, and she is greatly looking forward to her role as a National Leader this year. Among her interests are music performance, biomedical research, and sailing.