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

Karina Diaz, PhD

MD Candidate
University of Washington

Immediate Past President

ipp@lmsa.net

Donald Rodriguez

MD/PhD Candidate
University of Chicago
Pritzker School of Medicine

Vice President, External Affairs

external@lmsa.net

Kori Porosnicu Rodriguez, MPH

MD Candidate
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Vice President, Internal Affairs

internal@lmsa.net

Luke Torre-Healy

MD/PhD Candidate
Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University

NHMA Resident Liaison

councilofresidents@nhmamd.org

Nicole Doria, MD

Resident, Internal Medicine
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center


LMSA Regional Co-Directors

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Midwest

Encompassing the following states/regions:

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

Christian Hernandez

MD Candidate

Medical College of Wisconsin

Gracia Vargas

MD Candidate

University of Michigan


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Resolutions will be reviewed and voted on by our House of Delegates at LMSA Policy Summit 2021, held virtually on October 1-3. All members are welcome to attend and learn about LMSA’s role in influencing US policy and how YOU can make an impact. More info soon!

Northeast

Encompassing the following states/regions:

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

Stacey Martinez

MD Candidate

​SUNY Upstate Medical University

Luke Torre-Healy

MD/PhD Candidate

Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook


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Resolutions will be reviewed and voted on by our House of Delegates at LMSA Policy Summit 2021, held virtually on October 1-3. All members are welcome to attend and learn about LMSA’s role in influencing US policy and how YOU can make an impact. More info soon!

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)

Olga Chamberlain

MD/MPH Candidate

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Yanelys Fernandez

MD Candidate

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine


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Resolutions will be reviewed and voted on by our House of Delegates at LMSA Policy Summit 2021, held virtually on October 1-3. All members are welcome to attend and learn about LMSA’s role in influencing US policy and how YOU can make an impact. More info soon!

Southwest

Encompassing the following states/regions:

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

Munir Buhaya

MD Candidate

McGovern Medical School at UT Health

Victor Rodriguez, MPH

MD Candidate

Texas A&M College of Medicine


Save the Date

Resolutions will be reviewed and voted on by our House of Delegates at LMSA Policy Summit 2021, held virtually on October 1-3. All members are welcome to attend and learn about LMSA’s role in influencing US policy and how YOU can make an impact. More info soon!

West

Encompassing the following states/regions:

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

Karina Diaz, PhD

MD Candidate

University of Washington

Brenda Iglesias

MD Candidate

University of California, Los Angeles


LMSA National Executive Committee

Internal Affairs

Chief Development Officer

cdo@lmsa.net

Gualberto Munoz

MD Candidate
Medical University of South Carolina

Chief Financial Officer

cfo@lmsa.net

Corey Gallet de Saint Aurin, MBA

MD Candidate
Oregon Health and Science University

Chief Information Officer

cio@lmsa.net

Erin Urbanowicz, MPH

MD Candidate
Oregon Health and Science University

Deputy CDO

membership@lmsa.net

Caroline Paz

DO Candidate
Rowan School of Osteopathic Medicine

Fundraising Chair

fundraising@lmsa.net

Jose Grajales

MD/PhD Candidate
Washington University School of Medicine

Scholarship Chair

scholarship@lmsa.net

Katherine Brito

MD Candidate
University of Chicago
Pritzker School of Medicine

External Affairs

Conference & Event Liaison

conf.liaison@lmsa.net

Daphne Joy Garcia Galan

MD Candidate
Texas A&M College of Medicine

Mentorship Co-Chair

mentoring@lmsa.net

Jessica Davila

MD/MPH Candidate
Loyola University
Stritch School of Medicine

Mentorship Co-Chair

mentoring@lmsa.net

Kevin Cabrera

DO Candidate
Midwestern University – AZCOM

National Conference Co-Chair

conference@lmsa.net

Mauricio Porco

MD Candidate
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

National Conference Co-Chair

conference@lmsa.net

David Marulanda

MD Candidate
Drexel University College of Medicine

Policy Chair

policy@lmsa.net

Camila Hurtado

MD Candidate
UCSF – UC Berkeley Joint Medical Program

Policy Chair

policy@lmsa.net

Yesenia Salazar

DO Candidate
A.T. Still University School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona

National Conference Chair

conference@lmsa.net

Mauricio Porco

MD Candidate
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Public Relations Co-Chair

public.relations@lmsa.net

Rosemary Vergara

MD Candidate
Western Michigan University Homer Stryker School of Medicine

Public Relations Co-Chair

public.relations@lmsa.net

Adriana Perez

MD Candidate
Medical College of Wisconsin

Publications Co-Chair

publications@lmsa.net

Jose Dominguez

MD/MPH Candidate
Baylor College of Medicine

Publications Co-Chair

publications@lmsa.net

Cesar Montelongo Hernandez

MD/PhD Candidate
Loyola University
Stritch School of Medicine

Scholarships Chair

scholarship@lmsa.net

Katherine Brito

MD Candidate
University of Chicago
Pritzker School of Medicine

Service Chair

service@lmsa.net

Zach Jaeger

MD Candidate
Washington University
School of Medicine

Webmaster

webmaster@lmsa.net

Steven Morrin

MD Candidate
State University of New York (SUNY)
Downstate Medical Colleges

Policy Committee

Internal Policy Director

internal.policy@lmsa.net

Bo Young Choi

MD Candidate
Cooper Medical School of Rowan University

External Policy Co-Director

external.liaison@lmsa.net

Karen Dueñas Ruiz

MD Candidate
University of Illinois
College of Medicine – Chicago

External Policy Co-Director

external.liaison@lmsa.net

Kori Poroniscu Rodrigues

MD Candidate
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Policy Summit Co-Chair

policy.conference@lmsa.net

Lizbeth Alvarez

MD Candidate
University of California, Davis
School of Medicine