Council Members

Eliza Schneider
Eliza Schneider
President
Major: Cell and Molecular Biology with a Pre-med concentration. Additionally, minors in Spanish and Poverty & Social Justice with a Spanish Medical Certificate.
Classification: Junior
Goals/Plans: After I graduate from Baylor, I hope to go to medical school and become an OB/GYN. I would love to serve communities who lack resources and use my Spanish abilities to communicate with those who struggle to speak English in these areas.
Daphne Simo
Daphne Simo
Vice President
Major: Biology (Cell and Molecular Biology concentration), Pre-Medicine
Classification: Junior
Goals/Plans: Ultimately, I am inspired by how my interests in public health, research, and medicine, coupled with a passion for maternal and infant health will allow me to bridge disparities seen in healthcare outcomes. After graduating from Baylor, I plan to pursue a Masters in Public Health and attend medical school to become an OB/GYN. It has been an honor to be a member of SHAC for two years, where I have served as secretary and now as vice president. I love how SHAC is able to connect me with driven, yet passionate peers along with knowledgeable advisors from the Baylor Health Services Department who all strive to advocate for health and wellness on campus!
Pavithra Kannan
Pavithra Kannan
Secretary
Major: Cell and Molecular Biology and Neuroscience, Pre-Medicine
Classification: Junior
Goals/Plans: After graduation, I hope to attend medical school and become a neurologist and get involved with global medicine. I am interested in engaging with and serving different communities across the world and getting to experience the different practices in the art of medicine.
Albert Sarpong
Albert Sarpong
Public Relations Manager
Major: Biochemistry, Minor in Business and Administration
Classification: Senior
Goals/Plans: Once I graduate I plan on taking a gap year to prepare for matriculation into Medical School. This upcoming year I am excited to expand my role in MAPS as well as SHAC. I have served on SHAC for two years now as a general member. I love SHAC because we do our best to address the needs of our student population with each and every initiative. Always remember, we are #BUiltDifferent!
Natalie Munoz
Natalie Munoz
Social Media Manager
Major: Medical Humanities, Pre-Medicine
Classification: Sophomore
Goals/Plans: After graduation, I plan on going to medical school to become a trauma surgeon, where I can use my passion for medical humanities and public health in the field. I hope to bring health/wellness opportunities to the general public and advocate for improvements in healthcare between physician-patient relationships throughout my future career. Through SHAC, I am excited to work in a community of fellow students and healthcare workers from Baylor in order to advocate for the health and wellness of students!
Ethan Arredondo
Ethan Arredondo
Major: Public Health
Classification: Junior
Goals/Plans: I plan to apply for Baylor's Bachelor of Science in Public Health and Master of Public Health 5-year Joint Degree Program with a concentration in community health. Following graduation, I hope to matriculate into medical school to one day become a family physician.
William Bower
William Bower
Major: Medical Humanities, Pre-Medicine
Classification: Freshman
Goals/Plans: After Baylor, my goal is to attend medical school to pursue a career in surgery! I can't wait to be a part of SHAC and serve my fellow bears!
Maggie Cincotta
Maggie Cincotta
Major: Public Health
Classification: Junior
Goals/Plans: After I graduate from Baylor I plan on exploring the public health field and hopefully going into hospital administration or healthcare management!
Elaine Hapa
Elaine Hapa
Major: Biology on the Pre-Med track
Classification: Freshman
Goals/Plans: I plan on going to medical school to pursue my dream of becoming an anesthesiologist.
Carmen Junco-Chavez
Carmen Junco-Chavez
Major: Health Science Studies, minor in Business Administration
Classification: Junior
Goals/Plans: After graduating from Baylor, I plan to take a gap year and work as a dental assistant, with the goal of attending dental school the following year.
Fernanda Lopez
Fernanda Lopez
Major: Health Science Studies, Pre-Medicine
Classification: Junior
Goals/Plans: After graduation, I plan to attend medical school and become an oncologist. My hope is to gain the necessary tools and knowledge to be an agent of change in my home country of Honduras.
Julianna Marshall
Julianna Marshall
Major: Nursing
Classification: FastBACC (Prior Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology & Public Health)
Goals/Plans: After I graduate from Baylor in May 2021, I hope to train into an Emergency Department and gain critical care experience. I would like to continue to work internationally as a nurse and provide healthcare to underserved and minority populations.
Olivia Neidigh-Lloyd
Olivia Neidigh-Lloyd
Major: Health Science Studies, Pre-Medicine
Classification: Junior
Goals/Plans: After I graduate at Baylor, I hope to attend medical school and become an orthopedic surgeon. I am excited to be a part of SHAC and serve students in the Baylor community!
Sherwin Newton
Sherwin Newton
Major: University Scholars Program - Concentration in Biology, Philosophy, and Medical Humanities, Pre-Medicine track
Classification: Freshman
Goals/Plans: After Baylor, I hope to attend medical school and specialize in Oncology. Many of my close family members have lost their battle against cancer, and I hope to be at the frontlines fighting cancer by researching new ways of preventing metastasis of cancerous cells. I am eagerly looking forward to my coming years as a part of SHAC!
Kyle Nickerson
Kyle Nickerson
Major: Biology Major Pre-Medicine with a minor in Biochemistry
Classification: Sophomore
Goals/Plans: I plan on continuing to pursue my interests in both research and serving the Waco community during my remaining time here at Baylor. Once I graduate, I hope to go to medical school and continue my lifelong journey of education and learning as a physician.
Kinzee Pintsak
Kinzee Pintsak
Major: Biology and French, Minor in Chemistry
Classification: Sophomore
Goals/Plans: Once I graduate from Baylor, I plan to attend medical school and enter the field of neurology. I hope to become a neurologist or do research on the brain. I enjoy being able to help others and work as a group to address problems. I am looking forward to being a member of SHAC this year, and advocating for health among the Baylor family!
Nishita Sarangdewat
Nishita Sarangdewat
Major: Neuroscience
Classification: Sophomore
Goals/Plans: My goal is to go to medical school once I graduate Baylor and become either a neurologist or a neurosurgeon.
Molly Shoemaker
Molly Shoemaker
Major: Medical Humanities (Pre-Medicine), Spanish minor, Honors Program.
Classification: Sophomore
Goals/Plans: After graduating from Baylor, my plan is to attend medical school to become an OB/GYN and serve under-resourced populations. I have become passionate about seeing maternal-fetal health as a public health dilemma and hope to use my skills and resources to provide compassionate care for all women in need of health services. I cannot wait to partner with Baylor Health Services and fellow students through SHAC to promote collegiate health and wholeness!
Penny Smith
Penny Smith
Major: Public Health in both BIC/Honors
Classification: Senior
Goals/Plans: After I graduate from Baylor, I hope to pursue a Master of Public Health and eventually go forward into medical school and become and specialize in infectious diseases. I want to serve overseas, specifically in East Africa, in some capacity and work with those in under-resourced communities.
Jolan Taylor
Jolan Taylor
Major: Biochemistry
Classification: Freshman
Goals/Plans: After completing my undergraduate studies at Baylor, I plan to attend medical school and pursue a career in Emergency Medicine. I hope my career will encourage the development of emergency medical centers in rural areas through consistent community outreach and inter-hospital communication. I am very excited to represent the student body on SHAC this year!

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