Holly Ingram
Executive Director

Holly graduated from UNC Chapel Hill in 2016 with a BS in Biology and a minor in Chemistry and Anthropology. She completed her Master of Public Health in 2020 with a Community Health and Health Behavior Concentration. Holly is currently a third year medical student at Brody School of Medicine at ECU. She is originally from Goldsboro, NC. She enjoys soccer, baking, poetry, thrift shopping, any kind of dancing, and hiking along streams and waterfalls!

Stephanie Wilcher
Volunteer Outreach Director
Stephanie graduated from Queens University of Charlotte in Charlotte, NC with a BS in Biology and a pre-med concentration. She is currently a Masters of Public Health student at ECU Graduate School and a rising third year medical student at Brody School of Medicine at ECU. She is originally from Jacksonville, NC. Stephanie enjoys traveling to new places, trying new cuisines, and going on adventures with her husband and two children!
Jahnavi Meka
Distance Education Director
Jahnavi graduated from Drexel University in 2019 with a BS in Biological Sciences. She is currently a second year medical student at DUCOM. Jahnavi is originally from Cupertino, CA. She enjoys reading, watching Indian movies, and knitting!
Karen Macia
Distance Education Director
Karen is currently a student at ECU studying Biology with a minor in business administration. She is originally from Accokeek, Maryland. Karen enjoys knitting for the organization Knitted Knockers!
Lauren Rodriguez
Curriculum Director

Lauren is currently a senior at East Carolina University studying chemistry with a minor in business. She plans on getting her MBA from ECU and then attending medical school. Lauren is originally from Chesapeake, VA. She enjoys spending time with her fiancé, family, and friends. She also enjoys running, going to the beach, and trying new food.

Puja Patel
K-12 Outreach Director
Puja is currently studying Public Health and Nutrition/Dietetics at ECU. She is originally from Richmond, Virginia. She enjoys acrylic painting, kayaking, and reading!
Obeth Bahena Gutierrez
Research Committee Lead
Obeth graduated from UNC Greensboro in 2013 with a BS in Biochemistry. He is currently a third year medical student at the Brody School of Medicine at ECU. Obeth is originally from Lexington, NC. He enjoys BJJ, running, small DIY projects, and occasionally binge watching a show! As a first generation college student and medical student from a minority that is underrepresented in the medical field, he has been happy to participate in Physiology Camp to connect with the local community and to engage local students in the world of science, learning, and higher education.
Lauren Moore
Pre-Health Advisor
Lauren graduated from UNC Wilmington in 2017 with a BS in Biology and a minor in Neuroscience. She is currently a second year medical student at Brody School of Medicine at ECU. She enjoys softball, fishing, spending time with her family and friends, and being outdoors! She played four years on the softball team at UNCW and currently coaches NC Ruthless travel softball team.
Kaitlyn Stallings
General Curriculum Committee Lead

Kaitlyn is currently a student at ECU studying Exercise Physiology. She is originally from Raleigh, NC. She loves running and weightlifting, playing guitar, skiing, and surfing! Kaitlyn hopes to apply to medical school in the next few years!

Destiny Padovano
Curriculum Review Committee Lead
Destiny is currently a sophomore at ECU studying Chemistry and Biochemistry with a minor in sociology. She is originally from Cary, NC. She enjoys yoga, hiking, and cooking and intends on getting her Master's Degree in Chemistry before heading to medical school!
Olivia Kunitsky
Communications Committee Lead

Olivia is from West Grove, Pennsylvania. She is currently a student at Villanova University studying Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience with a minor in Psychology. She is on the Pre-Med track and has interests in neurology, psychiatry, and internal medicine. Outside of academics, she enjoys reading, writing, spending time with family and pets, walking outdoors, and watching TV.

Klea Washington
TeleTutors Committee Lead

Klea is a senior at the University of San Diego majoring in Music with minors in Biology and Chemistry. She is originally from Clovis, CA. She plans to apply to medical school to become a pediatrician after taking a few gap years. She enjoys being outdoors and doing all sorts of crafty projects.

Henok Asgedom
Curriculum Volunteer Committee Lead

Henok is an undergraduate student at George Mason University, VA. He is majoring in biology with a minor in public health. He enjoy playing soccer and spending time with family and friends!

Claudia Silva
Spanish Promotions Committee Lead

Claudia graduated from University of Houston with a bachelor's in Biology and a minor in Kinesiology. She plans to attend medical school in the future. She loves traveling in her spare time and loves to eat food!

Riya Mohan
Volunteer Internal Management Committee Lead

Riya is currently a freshman at Duke University and plans to major in a self-designed major in the intersection of computer science, global health, and public policy, and hopes to one day work in the field of medical technology ethics, regulation, and policy as well as practice medicine. Outside of academics, she enjoys reading, art history, and meeting others.

Ashley Guy
Promotional Materials Committee Lead
Leah Abraha
Communications Committee Lead

I am a graduate student at the University of Buffalo on the pre-med track! I am originally from Rochester, NY. Outside of school I enjoy reading, working out and traveling.

Diana Garcia
Spanish Interpretations Committee Lead

Diana graduated from Florida International University with a Bachelor's in Biology and Interdisciplinary Studies. She is originally from Cuba. Diana spends her free time learning Japanese, running and with family/friends. 

Rut Muzychuk
TeleCamps Committee Lead

Rut is a freshman in Case Western Reserve university. She is on the pre-med track and hopes to one day become a neurosurgeon. She plays the violin and her favorite sport is tennis.

Emily Yates
Promotional Volunteer Committee Lead

Emily, a sophomore at East Carolina University, is studying Molecular Biology and Finance on the pre-Med track. She is from Concord, North Carolina. In her free time, Emily enjoys exercising, cooking, and spending time with friends.

Alexa Perez
Promotional Volunteer Committee Lead

Alexa is currently a senior at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. She is majoring in psychology with minors in both chemistry and biology. Alexa's goal is to attend medical school within the next year or so. Outside of academics, she really enjoys reading and baking. 

Parth Panchal
Graduate Chapters Committee Lead

Parth is a  2nd year medical student at Brody. He is from Trevose, PA but has moved around quite a bit from Roanoke, VA to Indian Trail, NC. He is leaning towards neurology at the moment but is unsure on specialty. In his free time, he enjoys playing basketball, football, and spending time with his dog, Pickles.