Samip Sheth
Chair, Medical Student Leadership Group

Samip Sheth

School/Location: Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC
Class of: 2023
Email: ss4355@georgetown.edu
Clinical/Research Interests: Cardiovascular prevention, medical innovation, big data, genetics, outcomes
Personal Interests: Basketball, books, breakfast

Zachary Manna
Immediate Past Chair, Medical Student Leadership Group

Zachary Manna

School/Location: Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford, NJ
Class of: 2021
Email: ztmanna3@gmail.com
Twitter: @ZacharyManna

Sagarika Arogyaswamy
Member Leader

Sagarika Arogyaswamy

School/Location: California University of Science and Medicine / Colton, California
Class of: 2022
Email: arogyaswamys@calmedu.org
Twitter: @Arogyaswamy123
Instagram: path_to_residency
LinkedIn: sagarika-arogyaswamy
Clinical Interests: Women in Medicine, Quality Improvement, Leadership, Advocacy
Personal Interests: Vegan, Traveling, Learning Languages, Baking

Christian Faaborg-Andersen
Member Leader

Christian Faaborg-Andersen

School/Location: Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
Class of: 2022
Email: faaborgc@gmail.com
Twitter: @c_andersen_1

Anusha Gandhi
Member Leader

Anusha Gandhi

School/Location: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Class of: 2024
Email: anusha.gandhi@bcm.edu

Emily Gates
Member Leader

Emily Gates

School/Location: The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus OH
Class of: 2024 (MD/MBA)
Email: Emily.Gates@osumc.edu
Twitter: @EmilyMGates
Clinical/Research Interests: Interventional cardiology, public health advocacy for underserved populations

Mariana L. Henry
Member Leader

Mariana L. Henry

School/Location: Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover, NH
Class of: 2024
Email: mariana.l.henry.med@dartmouth.edu
Twitter: @marianahenryL

Adriana C. Mares
Member Leader

Adriana Mares

School/Location: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso/ University of Texas at El Paso
Class of: 2024
Email: acvmares@yahoo.com
Twitter: @AdrianaCMares
LinkedIn: adriana-c-mares
Clinical/Research Interests: Academic cardiology with a focus on structural and congenital heart disease intervention, epidemiological studies of cardiovascular disease
Personal Interests: Poetry, creative writing, travelling, hiking with her poodle, spending time with family

Kevin Paternostro
Member Leader

Kevin Paternostro

School/Location: Oregon Health & Science University - Portland, Oregon
Class of: 2022
Email: paternok@ohsu.edu
Clinical/Research Interests: Electrophysiology and arrhythmia, global electrical heterogeneity and the use of vectorcardiography, and quality improvement initiatives in advanced care planning.
Personal Interests: Spending time with my fiancé, playing and discussing sports, fantasy football

Lena Trager
Member Leader

Lena Trager

School/Location: University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis
Class of: 2023
Email: trager.lena@gmail.com
Twitter: @LenaETrager

Dan B. Tran
Member Leader

Dan B. Tran

School/Location: Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine at Florida International University, Miami
Class of: 2022
Email: dtran024@med.fiu.edu
Twitter: @danbtrannn

Alumni Members

Gurleen Kaur
Alumni, Medical Student Leadership Group

Gurleen Kaur

School/Location: Albany Medical College, Albany, NY
Class of: 2021
Email: kaurgurleen1296@gmail.com
Twitter: @Gurleen_Kaur96
LinkedIn: gurleen-kaur-239860121
Clinical/Research Interests: Preventive cardiology, Cardio-Obstetrics, lipids and ASCVD, translational science, clinical reasoning, medical education
Personal Interests: Indian classical dance, traveling, baking

Anthony (Tony) Maltagliati
Alumni, Medical Student Leadership Group

Anthony (Tony) Maltagliati

School/Location: University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson
Class of: 2021
Email: AJM@email.arizona.edu
Clinical Interests: Myocardial infarction and reperfusion injury; perioperative assessment and management; aging, frailty, and procedural outcomes; exercise physiology; and medical education
Personal Interests: Running, hiking, cooking, baking, concerts

Melissa Walsh
Alumni, Medical Student Leadership Group

Melissa Walsh

School/Location: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD
Class of: 2021
Email: melissa.walsh@usuhs.edu
Clinical/Research Interests: The science behind nutrition and physical activity and their effect on cardiovascular health
Personal Interests: Martial Arts (Krav Maga, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu), Running, Cooking, Traveling