SOIMA Chapters

ACOM

Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine 
Advisor: John Giannini, Jr, MD 
President: Katie Peavler 
Vice President: Marcus Kwon
Secretary: Nicole Grigoryants
Treasurer: Donovan Trudeau
Public Relations: Peter Aceto
Volunteer Coordinator: Malvika Chaudary
Dean: James C. Jones D.O., FACEP 

ARCOM 

Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine 
Advisor: Leslie Ziegler, MD
Dean: Rance McClain, DO 

ATSU SOMA  

A.T. Still University of Health Sciences School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona  
Advisor: Aaron Allgood, DO
President: Joanna Manansala 
Vice President: Jennifer John
Secretary: Quinci Howard  
Treasurer: William Tong 
Journal Club Director: Angelo Calinga
Communications Director: Riley Hoffman 
OMS II Rep: Lian Yap 
OMS III Rep: Rita Bybee 
OMS IV Rep: Hasnoor Sandhu 
Dean: Jeffrey Morgan 

AZCOM 

Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University 
Co-Advisor: William Peppo, DO, FACOI
Co-Advisor: Gina Wu, DO
Co-President: Kamaldeep Sidhu 
Co-President: Sonali Karandikar 
First Vice President: Sophia Fasani
Second Vice President: Silvia Ramzy 
Secretary: Ashley Akramoff
Treasurer: Jeremy Yu
Dean: Lori Kemper, D.O 

BCOM 

Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine 
Advisor: Muneer Assi, DO 
President: Kimberly Yos
Vice President: Amir Wissa 
Secretary: Mohsin Safvi 
Treasurer: Theodore Li
Dean: William Pieratt, DO, FACP 

CCOM 

Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University 
Advisor: Brian Poustinchian, DO 
Dean: Thomas Boyle, DO

CUSOM 

Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine 
Co-Advisor: Christopher Stewart, MD 
Co-Advisor: James Cappola, III, MD, FACP 
President: Collin Welteroth 
Vice President: Parth Doshi 
Secretary: Dallas Kaiser 
Treasurer: Eric Yu 
Sub-Group Leader: Kelsey Burrows
Cardiology: Sarah Bogan 
Pulmonary/Critical Care: Brady Pickett
Gastroenterology: Brenna Hohl 
Hem/Onc: Madeline Walker  
Endocrinology: Ashley Moats
Infectious Disease: Effie Lambrinos 
Dean: James Powers, DO 

DMU-COM 

Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine & Surgery 
Advisor: Dr. Teresa Aoki, MD
President: Daniel Burris 
Vice President: Lexy Wadsworth  
Secretary: Michael Munafo 
Treasurer: Jill Broghammer 
Executive Officer: Branden Moreau 
Dean: Steven Halm, DO, FAAP, FACP  

IdahoCOM 

Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine 
Advisor: Rodney Bates, DO 
President: Joshua Shieh 
Secretary: Shelly Chen
Treasurer: Vishal Patel 
SIM Chair: Aaron Goldman-Henley 
Dean: Thomas J. Mohr, DO, FACOI, FAOGME 

KCOM 

Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine 
Advisor: John DeLeeuw, DO 
President: Erin Cassidy 
Vice President and Communications Director: Jacintha Thomas 
Secretary: Jackson Morison
Treasurer: Gannen Rinck  
Journal Club: Serena Patel 
Risk Manager: Amanda Steiner 
Dean: Margaret A. Wilson, DO 

KCUMB-COM 

Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine 
Advisor: Carol Kirila, DO 
President: Kaitlyn Stanley 
Vice President: Nadine Bahlawan 
Treasurer: Tosin Ibrahim  
Secretary: Tafadzwa Amani 
Community Service: Rumit Mistry 
First Year COM Rep: Haoliang Guo 
First Year COM Rep: Grant Bednar 
College of Biosciences Class Rep: Jeel Patel 
Dean: Darrin D’Agostino, DO  

KCUMB-JOPLIN 

Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine-Joplin 
Advisor: Robert Tyler, DO 
President: Parker Howe
Vice President: Vineesha Kollipara 
Secretary: Kathryn Messelt 
Treasurer: Samuel Heywood
Dean: Laura M. Rosch, DO, FACOI

KYCOM 

Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine 
Advisor: Julia Smith
President: Gillian Gurney 
Vice-President: Namra Shafi 
Secretary: Brooke Benjamin 
Treasurer: William Olson 
Social Media Liaison: Melinda Trimmer 
Dean: Dana C. Shaffer, DO, FACOFP, FAOGME

LECOM 

Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine 
Advisor: Carmine D'Amico, DO
President: Madison Schratz 
Vice President: Ronnie Lott 
Treasurer: Sam Wlasowicz  
Secretary: Marissa Rizzo  
Dean: Silvia M. Ferretti, DO

LECOM-BRADENTON 

Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine-Bradenton 
Advisor: Denver Briley, DO, FACOI 
President: Robert Wood
Vice President: Lena Ho 
Treasurer: Moiz Lokhandwala
Secretary: Shivani Thoutireddy  
Community Outreach: Jared Lehman
Dean: Mark Kauffman, DO 

LMU-DCOM 

Lincoln Memorial University DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine 
Advisor: Allison Greenstein, DO  
Dean: Brian Kessler, DO 

LUCOM  

Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine 
Advisor: Carl Hoegerl, DO 
President: Sinan Duran 
Vice President: Dillon Reno  
Treasurer: Thazin Latt 
Secretary: Christina Bagnati 
SIGN Chair: Kristen Adams  
Community Outreach Coordinator: Bryce Grohol 
Dean: Joseph R. Johnson, DO 

MSU-COM 

Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine 
Advisor: Jane Gudakunst, MD 
Dean: Andrea Amalfitano, DO, Ph.D 

MUCOM 

Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine 
Advisor: John Lucich, MD 
President: Eyovel Eyassu 
Vice President: Hannah Lou  
Treasurer: Alejandro J. Carrasco 
Secretary: Mitchell R. Mehringer 
Dean: Amanda Wright, DO 

NSU-KPCOM 

Nova Southeastern University Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine 
Advisor: Marc Kesselman, DO 
President: Vivianne Gonzalez 
Vice President: Sam Swaminath 
Treasurer: Allison Weening  
Secretary: Nikki Tran 
Public Relations Chair: Ali Awad 
Dean: Elaine M. Wallace, DO, MS 

NSU-KPCOM-Tampa Bay 

Nova Southeastern University Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine – Tampa Bay Regional Campus 
Advisor: Marc Kesselman, DO
President: Julia Wursta 
Vice President: Stephanie Bouchard 
Treasurer: Arjun Bagai 
Secretary: Omar Altabbakh
Social Media Chair: Kripa Dahal 
Research Chair: Joseph Kastrenakes 
M1 Representative: Dylan Hedin 
Dean: Elaine Wallace, DO, MS 

NYITCOM 

New York College of Osteopathic Medicine of New York Institute of Technology 
Advisor: Eleanor Yusupov, DO
Dean: Nicole Wadsworth, DO 

 

NYITCOM-Jonesboro 

New York College of Osteopathic Medicine of New York Institute of Technology-Jonesboro 
Co-Advisor: Carl Abraham, MD
Co-Advisor: Dr. Thomas Lewellen, DO  
President: Abu-Bakr Malik 
Vice President: Shenar Dinkha 
Treasurer: Michael Habtermariam 
Secretary: Tina Mirzakhanian 
Dean: Shane Speights, DO 

OSU-COM 

Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine 
Advisor: Kathy Curtis, PhD 
Dean: Kayse M. Shrum, DO 

OUHCOM 

Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine 
Advisor: Yunpeng Wu, MD 
Dean: Kenneth Johnson, DO 

PCOM 

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine 
Advisor: Pat Lannutti, DO 
President: Justin Scarano 
Vice President: Amanda Bond 
Treasurer: Annam Humayun 
Secretary/Community Service Chair: Haley O'Malley  
Historian/Social Media Chair: Julia Burns 
Dean: Kenneth Veit, DO

PCOM-GA  

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine - Georgia 
Advisor: Mircea Anghelescu, MD 
President: Karan Soni 
Vice-President: Danielle Rosenzweig 
Secretary: Jasmine Ito  
Treasurer: Iqra Anjum 
National Liaison: Angelica Gonzalez
Dean: Andrea Mann, DO 

PCOM-South GA  

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine - South Georgia 
Advisor: George Fredrick, MD
President: Zhi Quan Kuat 
Vice-President: Felix Hernandez Perez 
Secretary: Ivanna Ward 
Treasurer: Lan Huynh 
National Liaison: Mehvish Durrani 
Event Coordinator: Hetal Thakor
Dean: H. William Craver, DO, FACOS 

PNWU-COM 

Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine 
Advisor: Mark Baldwin, DO, FACOI
President: Marissa Krager 
Vice President: Ratka Galijot 
Secretary: Michael Tan 
Treasurer: Parker Dean 
Dean: Thomas Scandalis, DO 

RowanSOM 

Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine 
Co-Advisor: Joanne Kaiser-Smith, DO, FACOI  
Co-Advisor: Linda Brecher, DO, FACOI
Co-President: Joseph Melillo 
Co-President: Mitali Shah 
Vice-President: Imran Elmaarouf 
Treasurer: Kevin Johnsen
Secretary: Melvin Paulose 
Senior Community Chair: Anita Chakraborty 
Research Chair: Steven Nguy 
Dean: Thomas A. Cavalieri, DO, FACOI  

RVU-COM 

Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine 
Advisor: Andrew Ambler, DO, FACOI
President: Mitchell Ballard 
Vice-President: Matthew Duerr 
Secretary: Sarah Hendee 
Treasurer: Kevin Wolfe
Community Outreach: Adrianna Hammack 
Dean: Heather Ferrill, DO 

TUCOM-California 

Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine 
Advisor: Garima Gupta, DO
President: Priyanka Ranade
Vice President: Cristian Contreras 
Treasurer: Sarah Lee
Secretary: Duc Le 
Community Outreach: Talha Kilic  
Dean: Michael Clearfield, DO

 

TUCOM-Nevada 

Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine-Nevada 
Advisor: Paul Kalekas, DO 
President: Viktoria Krutikova 
Vice President: Shreya Tekumalla 
Treasurer: Jagain Singh 
Dean: Wolfgang G. Gilliar, DO, FAAPMR 

TouroCOM – Harlem 

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine – Harlem Branch 
Advisor: Niket Sonpal, MD  
President: Sheindel Ifrah 
Vice President: Anton Uhlen
Treasurer: Kian Maalizadeh
Secretary: Andrew Mattia
National Liaison: Jayant R. Duvvuru 
Cardiology Chair: Niyaz Arif  
Hematology/Oncology Chair: Ava Lovato
Gastroenterology Chair: Brian Kahen 
Infectious Disease Chair: Yael Sterental 
Pulmonary Chair: Lakshana Logeswaran
Nephrology Chair: Jose A. Morales
Dean: Ken Steier, DO

TouroCOM–Middletown 

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine – Middletown Branch 
Advisor: Ken Steier, DO
President: Sarah Rahni 
Vice President: Sriram Gaddamanugu 
Treasurer: Livingston Graham
Secretary: Gregory Sylvestre
Cardiology Chair: Shamir Naveed 
Dean: Ken Steier, DO

UIWSOM 

University of the Incarnate Word School of Osteopathic Medicine 
Advisor: Bernard Hildebrand, MD 
President: Joshua Kim 
Vice President: Vincent Hoang 
Treasurer: Abby Garcia 
Secretary: Noor Wadi 
Event Coordinator: Madeline Kundler 
Dean: Robyn Phillips-Madson, DO 

UNE-COM  

University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine 
Advisor: Frank Green, DO 
Dean: Jane E. Carreiro, DO 

UNTHSC-TCOM 

University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine 
Advisor: Valerie Agena, DO, FACOI
President: Samantha Walczak
Vice President: Nehel Kurjee 
Treasurer: Affan Ahmed 
Secretary: Stephanie Vu 
Dean: Frank Filipetto, DO

VCOM-Auburn 

Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine, Auburn Campus 
Advisor: Tiundra Love, DO  
President: William Roseberry 
Vice President: Jarron Okine 
Secretary: Ana Daniela Paraiso
Treasurer: Jessica Gocinski 
Cardiology Chair: Fanta Kalle 
Chair of Infectious Disease: Matthew Khaleghi 
Dean: Heath A. Parker, DO

VCOM - Carolinas 

Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine, Carolinas 
Advisor: Teresa Kilgore, DO, FACOI 
President: Mackenzie “Mack” Hale 
Vice President: Creighton Kellogg 
Treasurer: Irene Kakouras
Secretary: Michael Stevens
Dean: Matthew D. Cannon, DO 

VCOM–Louisiana 

Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine, Louisiana 
Dean: Ray L. Morrison, DO

VCOM-VA 

Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine, Virginia 
Advisor: Frederic Rawlins, III, DO 
President: Alekhya Peruri 
Vice President: Madeleine Marcus
Treasurer: Andrew Watkins  
Secretary: Swathi Sambatha 
Cardiology Chair: Shiv Gakhar
Dermatology Chair: Ashly Kaur
Infectious Disease Chair: Mari Davis
Radiology Chair: Tuan Nguyen 
Dean: Jan M. Willcox, DO 

WCUCOM 

William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine 
Advisor: Melissa Stephens, MD, FAAFP
President: Malik Abdeljaber
Vice-President: Victoria Ly  
Treasurer: Mahroo Aghababaei
Secretary: Mark Shokralla 
Dean: Italo Subbarao, DO, MBA

WesternU-COMP 

Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific 
Advisor: Airani Sathananthan, MD 
President: Rita Alkolla 
External Vice President: Aamna Asif
Internal Vice President: Tiffani Ruiz 
Treasurer: Samuel Pajulares
Secretary/ Journal Club Coordinator: Leepakshi Johar 
Dean: Paula Crone, DO

WVSOM 

West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine 
Advisor: Jessica Smith-Kelly, DO
President: Ben VanTasel 
Vice President: Jake Mann 
Secretary: Kayla Vaughan
Dean: Linda Boyd, DO 

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