Melissa Maldonado
Co-President Elect

Hello Everyone! I am currently a senior majoring in biology in hopes to achieve a career in the medical field and eventually go into medical school in order to become a pediatrician. I am currently a clinical volunteer at Health Care for the Homeless Houston where I also receive my shadowing experience as well as a sustainability intern at UHD. I am excited to meet everyone and I hope to bring valuable experiences to AMSA members. If you have any questions or concerns, don't hesitate to reach out to me!

Angel Pineda
Co-President Elect

Hi! My name is Angel and I am one of the co-presidents of AMSA for the 2022-2023 school year. I am majoring in Biology while minoring in Chemistry. I am currently hoping to get into Baylor Medical School to pursue Obstetrics and Gynecology. I am a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant and I can't wait to see what this school year brings!

Gopakanya Echarry Diaz
Secretary Elect

Hello AMSA fam, I’m the Secretary elect for this year! I am a junior (class of 2024) majoring in Data Science aspiring to pursue a career as a data analyst in medicine. I am a part of the Scholars Academy and of course AMSA! In my free time, I love learning about different cultures and lifestyles from around the world as well as building my soft skills. I love meeting new people so please make sure to reach out to me with any inquiries.

Aisha Wasim
Professional Development Chair

Hello Everyone! My name is Aisha Wasim, and I'm a senior at University of Houston Downtown, majoring in Biology and I will be graduating in Summer of 2023. I aspire to become a Physician Assistant. This year I'm focusing on my research at UHD, and I'm also volunteering with BIG LOVE Cancer Care, a cancer organization that is associated with Texas Children's in the medical center. I am also currently preparing and studying for the GREs, and hope to apply to PA schools.

Victoria Sky-Eagle

My name is Victoria Sky-Eagle and I am a junior graduating in the class of 2024. I am majoring in Biology and aspiring to be an infectious disease physician. I find microbiology and immunology pretty fascinating but I am also interested in possibly going into OB-GYN. Fun fact about me is that I am Native American, Mexican, and Caucasian. Some of my interest is that I like to playing the piano, cooking, and being dedicated to my health and fitness. I am a member in Scholars Academy and I am the Treasure for this year so I'm excited to assist you all through this role!

Christina Estrada
Volunteer Coordinator

I am currently a senior (Class of 2023) majoring in Biology. I am this year's volunteer coordinator. I joined AMSA in the fall of 2020 after transferring from Lone Star College. I plan to attend medical school and hope to apply this upcoming cycle. I am wanting to go into pediatrics and open up my own practice. My hobbies are baking and binge-watching tv shows. I look forward to volunteering with all of you this school year. If you have any suggestions or concerns feel free to message me on Discord.

Avani Bhakta
Social Coordinator/Historian

Hello fAMSAly, My name is Avani Bhakta and I’m majoring in biology. I am senior graduating in 2023 and planning to attend medical school. I moved from India in 2016 and I can speak two other languages excluding English( Hindi and Gujarati and would like to learn Spanish). My hobbies are dancing, singing, painting, cooking. I also love to do heena it is like a fake tattoo. Reach out to me if you ever need heena. I am excited to be your new Social Coordinator and Historian. Please reach out to me if you have any fun events and let’s make memories that will last forever.

Mashal Alsari
Web Professional

I am currently a sophomore graduating in 2025. I am majoring in Biology. If everything goes according to plan, I am planning to apply to medical school. I am mainly interested in surgery and emergency medicine. At UHD, I am currently a member of the Scholars Academy. Outside of UHD, I am an Intern at Project Cure. In my free time, I like to read books, invest in stocks, and play soccer.