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Meet The Board Series: Johnothan Smileye, Internal Affairs National Committee Co-Chairperson

Posted By Administration, Thursday, September 27, 2018
Updated: Thursday, September 20, 2018

 

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Welcome back to our Meet The Board Series!!

 

In this series, we would like to introduce you to the leaders of the national organization who work behind-the-scenes to keep the SNMA running!

 

Our next feature of this series is Johnothan Smileye, who serves as an Internal Affairs National Committee Co-Chairperson for the 2018-2019 administrative year!

 

Email Address: internalaffairs@snma.org

Johnothan Smileye is from Boston, MA and obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Health Disparities from Northeastern University in 2014. He is currently an MS3 at Howard University College of Medicine, where he has served as Class President and has been actively been involved in the Student National Medical Association. His involvement in the SNMA include serving as Chapter President of his MAPS chapter at Northeastern University, Region VII MAPS Liaison, National Pre-Medical Board Member, FLP Director, National Parliamentarian, and Internal Affairs National Committee Co-Chairperson, the position that he currently serves in. He has career interests in health policy and healthcare management. He is also a car enthusiast and a talk show fanatic.

 

Be sure to stay tuned for the next feature of this series! And remember, make sure to visit us at snma.org/membership.php to join the SNMA if you haven't already! 

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Meet The Board Series: Bukky Ajagbe, Internal Affairs National Committee Co-Chairperson

Posted By Administration, Thursday, September 27, 2018
Updated: Thursday, September 20, 2018

 

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Welcome back to our Meet The Board Series!!

 

In this series, we would like to introduce you to the leaders of the national organization who work behind-the-scenes to keep the SNMA running!

 

Our next feature of this series is Bukky Ajagbe, who serves as an Internal Affairs National Committee Co-Chairperson for the 2018-2019 administrative year!

 

Email Address: internalaffairs@snma.org

Bukky Ajagbe hails from the great state of Minnesota, born and raised in Woodbury, MN. She received her Bachelors of Science in Neuroscience from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul MN. Bukky obtained a Master’s of Science Degree from Lincoln Memorial University DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) in TN where she is currently a second-year medical student enrolled in the doctorate/MBA dual degree program.  At LMU-DCOM Bukky was the first member of the Student Government Association to serve as Diversity Chair, serves as a Student Ambassador, and is the National American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists student representative for the Women’s Health Club. Bukky is also a member Omega Beta Iota, the AOA student political honor society and has a passion for healthcare advocacy. Within the SNMA, Bukky has previously served as MAPS Academic Affairs Co-Chair, Coordinator for the Future Leadership Fellowship Program, and Liaison to the American Medical Association. In addition to Internal Affairs Co-Chair, Bukky is also the Program Director for the National Future Leadership Project. Bukky is exploring career interests in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Nephrology, and Critical Care. She hopes to continue to build her knowledge and exposure related to Academic Medicine, Mentorship, and Healthcare Policy.


Be sure to stay tuned for the next feature of this series! And remember, make sure to visit us at snma.org/membership.php to join the SNMA if you haven't already! 

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Meet The Board Series: Veronica Wright, Health Policy and Legislative Affairs National Committee Co-Chairperson

Posted By Administration, Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Updated: Wednesday, September 19, 2018

 

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Welcome back to our Meet The Board Series!!

 

In this series, we would like to introduce you to the leaders of the national organization who work behind-the-scenes to keep the SNMA running!

 

Our next feature of this series is Veronica Wright, who serves as a Health Policy and Legislative Affairs National Committee Co-Chairperson for the 2018-2019 administrative year!

 

Email Address: healthpolicy@snma.org

Veronica is the product of two amazing prior-Army parents who spent most of her childhood in Seattle, WA. She went to Central Washington University for undergraduate school and earned a BS in Chemistry with Biochemistry Specialization.  After undergraduate school, she worked for a few years for Aetna and earned her MS in Chemistry during that time. She currently attends Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, VA on the Army HPSP Scholarship as a third-year medical student. Outside of school and responsibilities as a committee chair, she likes to spend most of her time reading new books, trying out new recipes, and spending time outside either hiking or going to the beach! She currently is interested in having a career in Infectious Disease and having a practice that combines both clinical work, teaching, and health policy. 

 

Be sure to stay tuned for the next feature of this series! And remember, make sure to visit us at snma.org/membership.php to join the SNMA if you haven't already! 

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Meet The Board Series: Jeniffer Okungbowa-Ikponmwosa, Health Policy and Legislative Affairs National Committee Co-Chairperson

Posted By Administration, Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Updated: Wednesday, September 19, 2018

 

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Welcome back to our Meet The Board Series!!

 

In this series, we would like to introduce you to the leaders of the national organization who work behind-the-scenes to keep the SNMA running!

 

Our next feature of this series is Jeniffer Okungbowa-Ikponmwosa, who serves as a Health Policy and Legislative Affairs National Committee Co-Chairperson for the 2018-2019 administrative year!

 

Email Address: healthpolicy@snma.org

Jeniffer is originally from Edo State, Nigeria. She was raised in Toronto, ON, CA. She attended college at University of Michigan-Flint where she obtained her degree in Health Sciences. She also obtained her Masters in Public Health at the University of Michigan. She is currently a fourth-year medical student at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine, which is located in Rochester, MI. She is an aspiring Emergency Medicine physician. She loves to travel during her free time. She also have a passion for fashion and design. 

 

Be sure to stay tuned for the next feature of this series! And remember, make sure to visit us at snma.org/membership.php to join the SNMA if you haven't already! 


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Meet The Board Series: Osose Oboh, External Affairs National Committee Co-Chairperson

Posted By Administration, Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Updated: Thursday, September 20, 2018

 

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Welcome back to our Meet The Board Series!!

 

In this series, we would like to introduce you to the leaders of the national organization who work behind-the-scenes to keep the SNMA running!

 

Our next feature of this series is Osose Oboh, who serves as an External Affairs National Committee Co-Chairperson for the 2018-2019 administrative year!

 

Email Address: externalaffairs@snma.org

Osose Oboh was born and raised in the suburbs of Los Angeles, California. After realizing her desire to pursue a career in medicine, Osose applied and matriculated into the University of California, Los Angeles, in the fall of 2009 where she majored in Biology. She graduated in 2013 and matriculated into the University of Southern California to obtain her Master’s in Public Health degree in the Global Health Leadership Track. After she finished her program, she continued on to complete a post-baccalaureate program and apply to medical school. She is now in her second year at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine.

So far, she has served her institution as the president of student council, her class’s Organization of Student Representatives rep for the AAMC, and serves on several diversity councils and student organizations.

In addition to her medical career pursuits, Osose has been working as a freelance photographer for the past four years. She is currently a photographer for her medical school, but has also shot her own visual art projects in addition to weddings, graduations, fashion and lifestyle photography, and her favorite, travel photography. She plans on combining her passion for photography, global/public health, and medicine in her future career.

 

Be sure to stay tuned for the next feature of this series! And remember, make sure to visit us at snma.org/membership.php to join the SNMA if you haven't already! 

Tags:  #Excellence  #FutureDoctors  #Healthcare  #Inspiration  #Leadership  #LeadwithSNMA  #MedicalSchool  #Medicine  #MedStudent  #MeettheBoard  #Melanin  #MelaninDoc  #Membership  #MembershipDrive  #Mentorship  #MinoritiesInMedicine  #Minority  #MinorityDoctors  #Motivation  #Physician  #PreMed  #SNMA  #SNMA55th  #SNMAExcellence  #Underrepresented 

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Meet The Board Series: Christel Wekon-Kemeni, External Affairs National Committee Co-Chairperson

Posted By Administration, Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Updated: Friday, September 14, 2018

 

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Welcome back to our Meet The Board Series!!

 

In this series, we would like to introduce you to the leaders of the national organization who work behind-the-scenes to keep the SNMA running!

 

Our next feature of this series is Christel Wekon-Kemeni, who serves as an External Affairs National Committee Co-Chairperson for the 2018-2019 administrative year!

 

Email Address: externalaffairs@snma.org

Christel Wekon-Kemeni is currently a fourth-year medical student at the Wake Forest School of Medicine who is planning to match into the field of Pediatrics. He was born in Boston, MA to Cameroonian parents and moved to the Hampton Roads area of Virginia at the age of four, where he spent the majority of his childhood. He graduated from the University of Miami in May of 2015, where he earned his B.S. degree in Microbiology & Immunology, was inducted into the Iron Arrow Honor Society, the Highest Honor Attained at the University of Miami, and joined the Iota Chi Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. Christel has been an active member of the SNMA on multiple levels ever since the start of his time in medical school, and is now one of the Co-Chairs of the External Affairs National Committee. In addition, he is an alumnus of the SNMA’s National Future Leadership Project Program, he has participated in various outreach programs in his community, has set up glaucoma screenings at various health fairs in his community, and he volunteers with the Ronald McDonald House, with Wake Forest’s student-run free clinic, and with North Carolina’s Victory Junction Summer Camp, amongst other entities. Outside of school, Christel likes to play a lot of FIFA, spend quality time with friends and family, exercise, learn new things, read books and blog on his Black Man, M.D. website

 

Be sure to stay tuned for the next feature of this series! And remember, make sure to visit us at snma.org/membership.php to join the SNMA if you haven't already! 

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Meet The Board Series: Boya Abudu, Diversity Research National Committee Co-Chairperson

Posted By Administration, Monday, September 24, 2018
Updated: Friday, September 14, 2018

 

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Welcome back to our Meet The Board Series!!

 

In this series, we would like to introduce you to the leaders of the national organization who work behind-the-scenes to keep the SNMA running!

 

Our next feature of this series is Boya Abudu, who serves as a Diversity Research National Committee Co-Chairperson for the 2018-2019 administrative year!

 

Email Address: diversity@snma.org

Boya Abudu was born and raised in Kansas, where she stayed to attend college at Pittsburg State University with a degree in Biology. This past year, Boya earned her MPH at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and is currently a fourth-year medical student at UC San Diego School of Medicine. During the 2015-16 academic year, she served as secretary of the UCSD Chapter of the SNMA. Boya also served as a national coordinator for the Physician Researcher Initiative, a subcommittee of the Diversity Research Committee. Her hobbies include sketching, critiquing old-school anime, reading biographies, and photography.

 

Be sure to stay tuned for the next feature of this series! And remember, make sure to visit us at snma.org/membership.php to join the SNMA if you haven't already! 

Tags:  #Excellence  #FutureDoctors  #Healthcare  #Inspiration  #Leadership  #LeadwithSNMA  #MedicalSchool  #Medicine  #MedStudent  #MeettheBoard  #Melanin  #MelaninDoc  #Membership  #MembershipDrive  #Mentorship  #MinoritiesInMedicine  #Minority  #MinorityDoctors  #Motivation  #Physician  #PreMed  #SNMA  #SNMA55th  #SNMAExcellence  #Underrepresented 

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Meet The Board Series: Jerome S. Arceneaux, Diversity Research National Committee Co-Chairperson

Posted By Administration, Monday, September 24, 2018
Updated: Friday, September 14, 2018

 

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Welcome back to our Meet The Board Series!!

 

In this series, we would like to introduce you to the leaders of the national organization who work behind-the-scenes to keep the SNMA running!

 

Our next feature of this series is Jerome S. Arceneaux, who serves as a Diversity Research National Committee Co-Chairperson for the 2018-2019 administrative year!

 

Email Address: diversity@snma.org

Jerome S. Arceneaux is a fourth-year MD/PhD student at Meharry Medical College, who is from Houston, TX by way of Hayden, AL. He graduated with a B.S. in Biochemistry with Departmental Honors from The University of Alabama at Birmingham. His graduate degree will be in Biomedical Sciences with a concentration in Neuroscience. His dissertation lab is under Drs. Brad and Carrie Grueter at Vanderbilt University’s Vanderbilt Brain Institute (VBI). For as long as he can remember, he has been interested in pursuing medicine, and he feels completely honored and privileged to be a part of the Meharry Family, which has very intimate ties with the SNMA as a founding chapter and has allowed him to find his SNMA family. Currently, he is the Assistant Regional Director of SNMA’s Region X. This past year, he had the privilege to serve as the Assistant Regional Director and Interim Regional Director of Region X, the Chapter President of Meharry Medical College’s SNMA Chapter, and the Vice-President of Meharry’s Henry W. Foster Ob/Gyn Interest Group. He is very interested in pursuing a residency in Neurosurgery and has yet to decide if he wants his own lab, but he does intend to engage in research throughout his career. When he is not conducting experiments or studying, he enjoys spending time with his friends, eating out, watching TV, and reading.

 

Be sure to stay tuned for the next feature of this series! And remember, make sure to visit us at snma.org/membership.php to join the SNMA if you haven't already! 

Tags:  #Excellence  #FutureDoctors  #Healthcare  #Inspiration  #Leadership  #LeadwithSNMA  #MedicalSchool  #Medicine  #MedStudent  #MeettheBoard  #Melanin  #MelaninDoc  #Membership  #MembershipDrive  #Mentorship  #MinoritiesInMedicine  #Minority  #MinorityDoctors  #Motivation  #Physician  #PreMed  #SNMA  #SNMA55th  #SNMAExcellence  #Underrepresented 

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Meet The Board Series: Rita Akumuo, Convention Planning National Committee Co-Chairperson

Posted By Administration, Sunday, September 23, 2018
Updated: Friday, September 14, 2018

 

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Welcome back to our Meet The Board Series!!

 

In this series, we would like to introduce you to the leaders of the national organization who work behind-the-scenes to keep the SNMA running!

 

Our next feature of this series is Rita Akumuo, who serves as a Convention Planning National Committee Co-Chairperson for the 2018-2019 administrative year!

 

Email Address: convention@snma.org

Born and raised in Camden, N.J., Rita attended Syracuse University, where she graduated with degrees in three majors: nutrition science, neuroscience and biology. Rita then went on to receive her master’s degree in medical science at Drexel University in May 2016. Currently a third-year medical student at Drexel University College of Medicine, Rita is pursuing a Women’s Health Track with a distinction in Urban Health and Equity. Extracurricularly, she will be serving her third term in her school’s Student Government Association, moving up from co-class president to Executive Vice President. In addition, she will be continuing her work with Drexel’s free health clinic program as well as sit on the board for this year’s Racism in Medicine held in the greater Philadelphia area. In her free time, she kick boxes, practices yoga, and performs research in two labs in the Philadelphia area. Rita’s career interests include pediatric endocrinology, pediatric nephrology, and pediatric ENT. She would also like to go into academia and continue performing research in pediatric endocrinology.

 

Be sure to stay tuned for the next feature of this series! And remember, make sure to visit us at snma.org/membership.php to join the SNMA if you haven't already! 

Tags:  #Excellence  #FutureDoctors  #Healthcare  #Inspiration  #Leadership  #LeadwithSNMA  #MedicalSchool  #Medicine  #MedStudent  #MeettheBoard  #Melanin  #MelaninDoc  #Membership  #MembershipDrive  #Mentorship  #MinoritiesInMedicine  #Minority  #MinorityDoctors  #Motivation  #Physician  #PreMed  #SNMA  #SNMA55th  #SNMAExcellence  #Underrepresented 

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Meet The Board Series: Kiara Smith, Convention Planning National Committee Co-Chairperson

Posted By Administration, Sunday, September 23, 2018
Updated: Friday, September 14, 2018

 

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Welcome back to our Meet The Board Series!!

 

In this series, we would like to introduce you to the leaders of the national organization who work behind-the-scenes to keep the SNMA running!

 

Our next feature of this series is Kiara Smith, who serves as a Convention Planning National Committee Co-Chairperson for the 2018-2019 administrative year!

 

Email Address: convention@snma.org

Kiara Smith is originally from Madison, GA. Kiara attended Mercer University, where she received her degree in Chemical Commerce. Upon completion, she matriculated into medical school at Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, where she is currently a 3rd year. Kiara has served as the Co-President of the Temple Chapter of the SNMA and has also acted as a PREP coordinator for incoming underrepresented first-year medical students. She has also served as OHEDI ambassador and is committed to service at the local Salvation Army through Red Shield. She also participates in kidney transplant and community organ donation research through Temple University. In her spare time she enjoys painting, crafting, exercising, and over indulging in reality television. Her career interests are in Internal Medicine or OB-GYN. She does hope to remain in the academic setting and serve an underserved population. Kiara is super excited to be able to plan the 55th anniversary of SNMA, and contribute back to an organization that has given her so much in her journey through medicine. 

 

Be sure to stay tuned for the next feature of this series! And remember, make sure to visit us at snma.org/membership.php to join the SNMA if you haven't already! 

Tags:  #Excellence  #FutureDoctors  #Healthcare  #Inspiration  #Leadership  #LeadwithSNMA  #MedicalSchool  #Medicine  #MedStudent  #MeettheBoard  #Melanin  #MelaninDoc  #Membership  #MembershipDrive  #Mentorship  #MinoritiesInMedicine  #Minority  #MinorityDoctors  #Motivation  #Physician  #PreMed  #SNMA  #SNMA55th  #SNMAExcellence  #Underrepresented 

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