President: MOhamed Abdelgilil
Where am I from: I was born in Egypt and lived there from 2010-2014, butI spent most of my life here in Houston, Texas
What is my major: I am majoring in Biology with a minor in Chemistry
I had the opportunity to serve in Student Government here at UHCL as VP of Student Communications and Outreach, Pre-Med Chair of Tri-Beta, and I am currently the VP of Tri-Beta.
Volunteer services I did: Organizer for the Muslim American Society and for The Al Maghreb Institute. Volunteered as a team member for the Clear Lake Baptist Church food pantry by boxing and bagging items. Harvey Hurricane Relief Clear Lake Baptist Church Team Member. Organizer for the Clear Lake Islamic Center in regard to; major Islamic holidays, Ramadan food preparation and serving, parking director, youth leader, prayer setup, and a prayer leader. Organizer for the Clear Lake Islamic Center Kabir’s Annual Camp. American Heart Association Volunteer/Team Member: Volunteered at UT Health Stomp Stroke Event, Volunteered at a disadvantaged community fair. I am currently a Sunday school teacher as well as the organizer for the weekly colloquium series of the College of Science and Engineering.
Cool things I have accomplished: I personally know Dr.Blake (UHCL President) as well as I got to meet Dr. Khatour (UH President), Dr. Tour (A famous Chemist from Rice University), I am officially published in a research project in microbiology.
Personal interests: fishing, jet skiing, snorkeling, soccer, and volleyball.
Vice President: ashiq legi
Where am I from: Houston, TX, but I am originally from India
What is my major: Major is in Biology with a specialization in pre-health and physiology
Cool things about me: I have been bit by mice more than any other animal with my current research project that I am working on at MD Anderson.
Volunteer services I did: I volunteered for clear lake regional hospital, bay area turning point, and special olympics.
Personal interests: biking, eating, hanging out with Mohamed (SFMP president)
Why I joined SFMP: because serving and giving back to the community is something I love to do, and when my brother Mohamed brought up the idea of doing the same thing, we decided to reach out to find more like-minded people. That is how SFMP started out and it has flourished to incorporate people of multiple backgrounds, races, and genders.
Treasurer: Chris Sells
My first major was Anthropology Syracuse University, NY
Where am I from: Originally From Houston, Tx,
My current major at UHCL is in: Biology
Volunteer services I did: 8 Months of Volunteering in the medical Center (Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital), 2 years of volunteering for Habitat for Humanity (Syracuse University), 3 Months of Shadowing at Zimmerman Medical Clinic (Internal Medicine) with Dr. Stanely J. Zimmerman M.D, 1 year of Shadowing in Inpatient Internal Medicine with Dr. Edward Poythress, 2 Years of working in critical/intensive care at Ben Taub General Hospital, 2 years of shadowing in Inpatient and Outpatient critical Wound Care, 2 years of working experience in inpatient and Outpatient critical Wound Care, 2 years of shadowing in intensive Infectious Disease at Ben Taub General Hospital, 2 years of experience working in intensive Trauma Care, 2 years of shadowing in critical Surgery/ Recovery, 3 years of Physical/Occupational Rehabilitation Experience, and I am CPR certified
My personal interests are: skydiving, drawing, fitness training, and mentoring
Why I joined SFMP: to better my involvement in community service, to help others achieve their medical dreams and for me to become better qualified, knowledgeable and build relationships with other future medical professions
Secretary: Kaylee Boudreaux
Where am I From: Dickinson, Texas born and raised.
What is my major: Bio major, chem minor
Cool things about me: I have a second degree black belt in MMA, Graduate of HLI, and I am the operations manager at the UHCL Campus Rec Center
Volunteer Services I did: I volunteered at schools-mentoring and tutoring, GC food bank, Harvey rehabilitation/supplies gathering
Why I joined SFMP: I joined SFMP to be with like-minded individuals that will help me get to my end goal—med school for dermatology. Volunteering with my friends and giving back to the community is amazing. The willingness to help one another within the org is outstanding as we are all working toward similar goals. I love everything this org stands for.
Event coordinator: jazmine jayasi
Where am I From: I was born in Pasadena Texas
Whats my major: I am Majoring in Biology with a Specialization in Forensics, and a minor in Chemistry
Cool things about me: I shadowed orthopedic surgeons, oncologists, and Medical Doctors in Hospice and Palliative Care in Villarrobledo, Spain Spring 2018, and I am a Peer Mentor for biology and Pre-health students in Pathways to STEM Careers
Volunteer services I did: I am a volunteer in Hospice care, and currently participating in neuroscience research.
My personal interests are: fitness training, volleyball, volunteering, and helping pre-health students .
Why I joined SFMP: I joined SFMP because it is a very diverse and open group of students. Not only are we classmates, but we are all friends. Joining SFMP has also provided me with leadership skills, responsibilities to make this organization run smoothly, and the positive vibes from the students.
Marketing coordinator- Bry anna garate
Where I am from: I was born in Galveston, TX, but I was raised in Dickinson, TX.
My major is: Biology with a specialization in Pre-Health and I aspire to become a successful Pediatrician.
Other organizations I am associated with: I am now an Officer for SFMP, a member of Omicron Delta Honor Society, and a member of Tri-Beta Honor Society.
Volunteer services I did: I have volunteered in many events and fundraisers since High School and will continue to do so to help the communities around me
My personal interests are: I enjoy dancing as it is another passion of mine since I was 12 years old. I still attend studio classes every other week and enjoy creating my own choreography as well. I hope to use what I have learned throughout my education journey to becoming a prosperous individual.
Why I joined SFMP: I joined SFMP in order to gain more experience and exposure to what the medical field will bring me in the near future. I believe that this organization will provide me with more opportunities and insight to building my inspiration in becoming a Doctor. I look forward to enhancing the world of medicine in any way possible.
Social media coordinator: SHAH RUKH LALANI
Where am I From: Houston, Texas
What is my major: Fitness and Health Performance
What other organizations am I apart of: Pakistani Student Association, Muslim Student Association, JAMP
Cool Things I’ve accomplished: I was in National Honor Society at Clear Horizons Early College High School. I graduated with honors at CHECHS. I have also completed a full two-year associates’ degree with San Jacinto College South. I was also the top performer in credit card sales at Old Navy with over fifty credit cards sold, beating the number one performer who has worked at Old Navy for 10 years.
Volunteer Services I did: Houston Food Bank, Galveston County Food Bank, Helen Hall Library, Harris County Public Library – Freeman, Space Center Rotary Shrimporee at Clear Lake Park, Old Navy – Food for All campaign, Clear Lake Islamic Center, and Galveston State Park
Personal Interests: Enjoy playing basketball, soccer, table tennis, tennis, ping pong, badminton, and lacrosse
Why I joined SFMP: I joined SFMP because it gives an excellent chance to show the world why health care professionals do what they do for their patients. It also gives me the opportunity to serve my community in the best way possible. I hope to have more opportunities to volunteer in all aspects for the community to serve for the greater good.
Pre-Pharm Chair: HANNAN KHAN
Where am I from: I am from Houston, Clear Lake born & raised
My major is: Biology with a Minor in Chemistry
I am part of several other orgs as in: PHSA, MSA, Chemistry club, and Habitats of Humanity
Cool things about me: Winning many Chess trophies, graduated with an Associate's Degree before graduating high school
Volunteer services I did: Armand Bayou Nature center, Galveston Food Bank, Houston Food Bank, Galveston Beach, Galveston State Park, ICNA convention, Houston Arboretum, CLIC and Memorial Herman Southeast Hospital.
My personal interests are- Basketball, Pharmacy, Learning, and lastly understanding the human body & mind.
Why I joined SFMP: The reason behind me joining SFMP is because I was one of the ones who helped create this organizing, I also love the idea of helping one another up the ladder instead of kicking each other down, and lastly the idea of helping the community grow.
Pre-med chair: wasif syed
Where am I from: I am from Houston, TX born & raised
My major is: Biology B.S. and specializing in Pre-health
Organizations I am associated with: Aside from SFMP I am involved other organizations such as: Omicron Delta Kappa, Tri Beta, UNICEF, MSA
Cool things I accomplished: Member of prestigious honor clubs such as Omicron Delta Kappa and National Honor Society, Graduated with dual diploma (high school and associates degree), 1st place in MIST Regionals, 1st place in City Wide Science Fair, 3rd Place in MIST Nationals
My personal interests are: Gym, Swimming, Tutoring, Learning, Cars
Why I joined SFMP: The reason I joined SFMP is that not only I was one of the few original members in helping to build this organization but also to get a chance to meet like-minded people, gain experiences regarding the process of getting into medical school, and be in a position to lead members toward the right path
PRE-OT CHAIR: savannah blake
Where I am from: I’m from Coldpsring, TX.
What's my major: I moved here for school to major in Fitness and Human performance.
Volunteer services I did: I volunteered at Home town heroes shelter following Hurricane Harvey. I’ve also done various work with the Out of the Darkness association, NEDA and aids walk Houston.
My personal interests are: traveling, snorkeling, reading, camping, softball
Why I joined SFMP: I joined SMFP because it presented me with the opportunity to expand my network at school.