Current LMSA National Leaders

Since its inception as a national organization, LMSA has used its leadership structure to ensure its programming succeeds and reflects the needs of its members across the United States.

LMSA National Board of Directors (BOD)

Executive Director

exec.director@lmsa.net

John Paul Sánchez, MD, MPH

Professor of Emergency Medicine
University of New Mexico

National President

president@lmsa.net

Gualberto Muñoz

MD Candidate
The Medical University of South Carolina, COM

Immediate Past President

ipp@lmsa.net

Karina Diaz, MD, PhD

Intern
University of Colorado
Pediatrics Residency

Vice President, Operations

vp_operations@lmsa.net

Emily Rabinovich

MD Candidate
University of Virginia School of Medicine

Vice President, Programming

vp_program@lmsa.net

Roxana Gonzalez

MD Candidate
Mercer University School of Medicine

Vice President, Communications

vp_comms@lmsa.net

Arianne Serrano

DO Candidate
Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine


LMSA Regional Co-Directors

Midwest

Encompassing the following states/regions:

Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin

Larissa De Souza

MD Candidate

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Kimberly Flores

MD Candidate

Michigan Statue University College of Human Medicine


Northeast

Encompassing the following states/regions:

Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Washington-DC

Claudia Torres

MD Candidate

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Jordan Juarez

MD Candidate

Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University


Southeast

Encompassing the following states/regions:

Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and U.S. territories in the Caribbean (Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands)

Christopher Vazquez

MD Candidate

University of Miami

Darisel Ventura Rodriguez

MD Candidate

Nova Southeastern University


Southwest

Encompassing the following states/regions:

Arkansas, Colorado, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas

Sierra Sossamon

MD Candidate

Louisiana State University, New Orleans

Luis Valdez

MD Candidate

University of Texas Health Science Center, McGovern


West

Encompassing the following states/regions:

Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, and U.S. territories in the Pacific

Robert Olmeda-Barrientos

MD Candidate

University of California, Riverside, School of Medicine

Vanessa Nuñez

MD Candidate

University of California, Los Angeles


LMSA National Operations Committee

Chief Development Officer

cdo@lmsa.net

Santos Acosta

MD Candidate
University of Virginia SOM

Chief Financial Officer

cfo@lmsa.net

Donald Rodriguez

MD/PhD Candidate
The University of Chicago Pritzker SOM

Chief Information Officer

cio@lmsa.net

Rosemary Vergara

MD Candidate
Western Michigan University SOM

Research and Analytics Chair

cfo@lmsa.net

Rafael Ramos

MD Candidate
Wayne State University SOM

Deputy CDO

membership@lmsa.net

Natalie Calderon

DO Candidate
Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine

Deputy CFO

cfo@lmsa.net

Sofia Yunez

MD Candidate
University of Illinois College of Medicine

Fundraising Chair

fundraising@lmsa.net

Natalia Maverakis

MD Candidate
San Juan Bautista School of Medicine

Scholarship Chair

scholarship@lmsa.net

Alejandra Méndez

MD Candidate
Indiana University School of Medicine


LMSA National Programming Committee

Programs & Events Liaison

conf.liaison@lmsa.net

Krystal Almazan

MD Candidate
Medical College of Wisconsin

Mentorship Co-Chair

mentoring@lmsa.net

Alex Chiodo Ortiz

MD Candidate
Albany Medical College

Mentorship Co-Chair

mentoring@lmsa.net

Lizbeth Alvarez

MD Candidate
University of California Davis SOM

Diversity Chair

diversity@lmsa.net

Micah Secor

MD Candidate
Dell Medical School

National Conference Co-Chair

conference@lmsa.net

David Marulanda

MD Candidate
Drexel University College of Medicine

Health Advocacy and Policy

policy@lmsa.net

Olga Friaz Borbon

MD Candidate
Western University of Health Sciences

Academic Affairs

academicaffairs@lmsa.net

Sinibaldo Romero Arocha

MD Candidate
University of Minnesota Medical School

Service

service@lmsa.net

Emmanuel Callejas

DO Candidate
Howard University COM


LMSA National Communications Committee

Public Relations Chair

public.relations@lmsa.net

Julisa Nuñez

MD Candidate
Georgetown University School SOM

Publications Chair

publications@lmsa.net

John Michel

MD Candidate
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Partnerships Chair

partnerships@lmsa.net

Joseph Rojo

MD Candidate
Saint Louis University SOM

Graphic Design

design@lmsa.net

Frank Medina

MD Candidate
University of Chicago Pritzker SOM

Webmaster

webmaster@lmsa.net

Adriana Perez

MD Candidate
Medical College of Wisconsin