Purpose: To represent the interests of biomedical engineering graduate students in the joint graduate program at UTSA/UT Health San Antonio; Primary goals of the BMEGS-SA are to: Promote professional and personal relationships among graduate students and faculty; Provide an outlet for voicing concerns; Contribute to the professional growth and education regarding research and industry careers and opportunities
Purpose: GAPS is a non-profit organization established for the purpose of providing members with resources to help strengthen their applications for professional schools in the future and establish a sense of community within the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences through social and volunteering services.
President – Emilie Smith
Vice President – Benjamin Morr
Treasurer – vacant
Secretary – Dan Estevez
Network Chair – Alondra Castillo
Mock Chair/Historian – vacant
Faculty Advisors – Dr. Chun-Liang Chen & Dr. P. Renee Yew
Purpose: Help with career development, organize social events for the graduate student body, and address key issues that have a direct effect on life as a graduate student
Purpose: To best guide and assist the current and incoming international students by providing resources that allow them to successfully transition to life in the USA with the overall goal of improving and making a productive study atmosphere on campus.
President – Virgil Sheralyn Bideau
Vice President – Aida Badamchi Shabestari
Treasurer – Francine Nihozeko
Secretary – Shiyu Li
Faculty Advisor – Jessica Nute
Purpose: The council meets monthly to discuss student or faculty concerns within the IBMS Graduate Program. The chair of the IBMS Student Council also attends IBMS COGS (committee on graduate studies) meetings as a student representative.
Purpose: SACNAS is an inclusive organization dedicated to fostering the success of underrepresented scientists, from college students to professionals, in attaining advanced degrees, careers, and positions of leadership in STEM.
Purpose: SPG is a student-led, non-profit, organization at UT Health San Antonio that has two major aims, to empower the scientific community at UTHSA to think outside the bench and facilitate the information exchange with policymakers, and the community in San Antonio.
President - Afaf Saliba
Vice President - Christian Cervantes
Secretary - Jessica Johnson
Liaison Manager - George Parra
Grants Manager - Jacob Essif
Public Relations Manager - Cynthia Lu Schulz
Purpose: To represent and unite all UT Health SA students; To provide for and enhance communication and interaction between the students of the five schools, the students and faculty, the students and administration, and the students and institutions of higher education throughout Texas; To further communication and relationships between UT Health SA and the community; To advise and assist the administration in reaching decision on policy that concerns the students of UT Health SA; To assist in broadening the intellectual, cultural, and recreational opportunities and capabilities of the student body; To assist the administration in the expenditure of Student Service Activity Fees and all other compulsory fees
Purpose: WISDOM is a non-profit organization for the purpose of providing professional development, mentorship opportunities, and support for women scientists at the University, as well as engaging future women scientists in the community through outreach.