College of Medicine and Life Sciences

UTCOMLS Ambassador Program

College of Medicine and Life Sciences logoThe UTCOMLS Ambassador Program works with the Office of Admissions and the Dean’s Office to bridge the gap between current UTCOMLS students and prospective medical, graduate, and physician assistant students. Based upon four pillars of ambassadorship, mentorship, education, and diversity & inclusion, the Ambassadors coordinate the following events on our Health Science Campus..

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UTCOMLS Ambassadors

Sections: Executive Board Members | Medical StudentsGraduate Students | Ambassador Alumni

Executive Board Members 
 Montse Quintana  

Montse Quintana

Executive Director

Medical Student

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 Mirlinda Elmazi  

Mirlinda Elmazi

Assistant Director

Byron, IL
DePaul University
Biological Sciences 

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 Madison Feeley  

Madison Feeley 

Logistics Coordinator

Toledo, OH
The Ohio State University
Neuroscience

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 Sean Halloran  

Sean Halloran 

Tours Coordinator

Brunswick, OH
University of Toledo
Pharmacology/Toxicology

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 Travis Lysaght  

Travis Lysaght 

Education Coordinator

Hicksville, OH
Miami University
Bioengineering & Premedical Studies

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 Henna Patel  

Henna Patel  

Mentoring Coordinator

Dublin, OH
The Ohio State University

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 Jordan Jones  

Jordan Jones 

Diversity & Inclusion Chair

Findlay, OH
University of Toledo
Biology, Minor in Chemistry 

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 Emily Crowe

Emily Crowe 

Marketing Chair

Helena, OH
Heidelberg University
Biology, Minor in Psychology

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 Titas Bera  

Titas Bera 

Alumni Chair

North Potomac, MD
The College of Wooster
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology

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Kaitin Conner

Kaitlin Conner 

Sim Center Liaison 

Cleveland, OH
The Ohio State University
Biochemistry  

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Shruti Ghai

Shruti Ghai  

Graduate Student Representative

Mumbai, India
Dr. D Y Patel University
B. Tech, Biotechnology

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Medical Students
 Abel Castillo  

Abel Castillo 

Bowling Green, OH
University of Toledo
Biology

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 AJ Luna   

AJ Luna 

Cincinnati, OH
University of Toledo
Medicinal Chemistry

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 Aleena Brown  

Aleena Brown

Kendallville, IN
Grace College
Health Science

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Alisa Gega

Alisa Gega

Dearborn, MI

Wayne State University

Biology and Basic Medical Science

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 Allison Grim  

Allison Grim 

Toledo, OH
University of Toledo
Biology

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Ambika Sood

Ambika Sood

Troy, MI

University of Toledo

Bioengineering

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 Audrey Ballard  

Audrey Ballard 

Saint Joseph, MI
Boston College
Biology

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 Brandon Sharkey  

Brandon Sharkey 

Brigham Young University
Biology

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Caroline Swain

Caroline Swain

Cincinnati, OH

Ohio State University

Neuroscience

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 Catalin Dragomirescu  

Catalin Dragomirescu

Strongsville, OH
The Ohio State University
Psychology

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 Chelsie Baylor

Chelsie Baylor

Cleveland, OH

University of Dayton

Pre-Medicine

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 Chris Huffman  

Chris Huffman 

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 Ganiru Anunike  

Ganiru Anunike 

Columbus, OH
Case Western Reserve University 
Westlake, OH
Nutritional Biochemistry & Metabolism

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 Grace Hamilton

Grace Hamilton

Cincinnati, OH

The Ohio State University

Biology

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 Hunter Eby   

Hunter Eby 

Fort Bragg, NC

University of Toledo

Biology and Bioinformatics 

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 Jennifer Russel

Jennifer Russel

Charlottesville, VA

James Madison University

Biology

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 Jessica Williams  

Jessica Williams 

Southfield, MI
University of Michigan 
Biomolecular Science

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 Kashvi Patel  

Kashvi Patel 

Toledo, OH
The Ohio State University
Business

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 Kaylee Fredrickson

Kaylee Fredrickson 

Marysville, OH

Heidelberg University

Biology

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 Kevin Brown

Kevin Brown 

Perrysburg, OH

Denison University

Psychology

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 Kiran Boyinepally

Kiran Boyinepally 

Mason, OH

Ohio State

Neuroscience

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 Kyla Johnson

Kyla Johnson 

Cleveland, OH

Ohio State University

Neuroscience

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 Lauren Rager

Lauren Rager 

Houston, TX

Ohio State University

Biochemistry

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 Nikki Chan

Nikki Chan 

Hawthrone, CA

UC San Diego

Bioengineering: Biotechnology

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 Noelle Thompson

Noelle Thompson

Cincinnati, OH

The Ohio State University

Neuroscience

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 Paige Spata  

Paige Spata

St. Charles, IL
Miami University
Microbiology & Neuroscience 

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 Prajwal Hegde  

Prajwal Hegde

Toledo, OH
The Ohio State University
Microbiology

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 Rebecca Asher  

Rebecca Asher 

Toledo, OH
The Ohio State University
Respiratory Therapy

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 Taylor Sprugeon-Hess

Taylor Spurgeon-Hess

Toledo, OH

Michigan State University

Finance

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 Tonya Armes  

Tonya Armes

Pittsburgh, PA
Case Western Reserve University
Nutritional Biochemistry and Metabolism

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 Vaishnavi Aradhyula  

Vaishnavi Aradhyula

Northville, MI
The Ohio State University
Neuroscience

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Victoria Soewarna

Victoria Soewarna 

Elyria, OH
The Ohio State University
Biology

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 Win Adissem

Win Adissem

Marion, OH

The Ohio State University

Microbiology

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Graduate Students
 Kelly Morgan

Kelly Morgan

Toledo, OH
Eckerd College
Molecular Biology & Visual Art.

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 Sachin Aryal

Sachin Aryal

Bhaktapur, Nepal
Southeast Missouri State University
Biology

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 Sayani Bhattacharjee

Sayani Bhattacharjee

Kolkata, India
Heritage Institute of Technology
Biotechnology

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Ambassador Alumni

Class of 2023
  • Austin Ezzone
  • Barat Venkataramany
  • Camille Bratton
  • Celeste Bergman
  • Chase Sawyer
  • Chrysan Mohammed
  • Conner Lombardi
  • Diksha Bedi
  • Emma Whitely
  • Erin Koffman
  • Iman Tassavvor
  • Jass Kaur
  • Lena Faisel
  • Maddie Gerdes
  • Makenna Salsbury
  • Malik Mays
  • Marilee Clunk
  • Mark Lewandowski
  • Megan Gothard
  • Melinda Nguyen
  • Meridith DeLuca
  • Mitchell Salke
  • Scott Gayfield
  • Shaunak Roy
  • Silvi Bajrami

Class of 2022
  • Jessica Allman
  • Danielle Barnes
  • Andrew Bayes
  • Sarah Benson
  • Connaught Blood
  • Aleena Brown
  • Jenny Chen
  • Stephen Curtis
  • Alexandra Ford
  • Basheer Kayali
  • Cody Klinker
  • Sean Mack
  • Nolan Mitchell
  • Steven Mitchell
  • Olivia Noe
  • Jerred Pletcher
  • Nithya Raya
  • Shailen Shah
  • Morgan Starkey
  • Ryan Stenquist
Class of 2021
  • Alex Altman
  • Rajit Banerjee
  • Nicholas Mitchell
  • Jack Sample
  • Arvind Senthilkumar

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Last Updated: 3/14/22