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Medical Student Academic Support & Counseling

Meet your Student Wellness Team

Amanda Beyer SWC

Amanda Beyer


Student Groups: Student Wellness, Med Mentors, Peds Club, Nutrition Scholars Program, Medical Spanish and Latino Health
Research Interests:Pediatric food allergy, nutrition, integrative medicine
Career Goals:I hope to become a clinician in a subspecialty of pediatrics and also conduct clinical research..
Favorite Strategies for Wellness: Walking or running in nature, meditation with
Hobbies: Marathon training, vegetarian cooking, listening to audiobooks.
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Selena Dasari


Student Groups:Student Wellness Committee, Integrative Medicine Interest Group, AMA, Nutrition Scholars
Research Interests: Nutrition, Mental Health, stress on the molecular level
Career Goals: Create a medical practice I love and that helps many people.
Favorite Strategies for wellness: Running, meditation, being outdoors
Hobbies: soccer, working out/running, singing in the shower.
Katelyn Gordon

Katelyn Gordon


Student Groups: Women Leading Healthy Change, Financial Aid Advisory Committee, Nutrition Medical Student Scholars Program.
Research Interests: Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Gastroenterology
Career Goals: Career in academic medicine in a sub-specialty in pediatrics with a research focus related to nutrition.
Favorite Strategies for Wellness: Meditation, Yoga, running, and cooking healthful foods
Hobbies: Traveling, cooking/baking, exercise, binge-watching culinary shows, reading.
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Boma Afonya


Student Groups: Student Wellness Committee
Research Interests:Integrative Health
Career Goals:undecided
Favorite Strategies for Wellness: yoga baking & meditation
Hobbies:Baking meat pie and chin-chin.
Matt Byrne SWC

Matt Byrne


Student Groups:Student orientation leader, student wellness committee, cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery interest group, men's health club.
Research Interests:Pearson Syndrome and other mitochondrial deletion disorders; bio engineered heart valves.
Career Goals: To travel the world.
Favorite Strategies for Wellness: Yoga, racquetball, 5-minute breathing exercises, and exploring Cincinnati.
Hobbies: Culinary tourism, Irish music.
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Olivia Gobble


Student Groups:Med Mentors, Women Leading Healthy Change, MedVoUC, Emergency medicine Interest Group, Student Wellness.
Career Goals:Working hands on in a career and community where I feel like I can truly make a difference.
Favorite Strategies for Wellness: Yoga, yoga, yoga, long walks with my dog in the sunshine, sitting and doing nothing on purpose for 10 minutes.
Hobbies:Hanging out with my malipoo, spending time with friends and family, yoga, walking in the endless parks of Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky, reading, listening to audiobooks.
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Jordan Hickey


Student Groups:Student Wellness, Culinary Club, UC Teaching Kitchen, Integrative Medicine Student Interest Group
Favorite Strategies for Wellness: Exercise! Meditate every day, and spend a few minutes outside never hurts! Research Interests: Undecided. This summer I will work on a project to improve prenatal care of under-served populations. Career Goals:Undecided. Leaning toward Emergency Medicine or OBGYN. Mainly, a career that allows community engagement. Hobbies: Cooking a home-cooked meal, play guitar, binge-watch Netflix, hiking, reading non-medical books.
< Tricia Hengehold

Tricia Hengehold


Student Groups:AMA, Student Wellness Ambassador
Research Interests:Emergency Medicine, Surgery
Career Goals:Choosing a specialty that is hands on and that I love
Favorite Strategies for Wellness: Finding an exercise routine that gives you non-academic goals!
Hobbies:Running, spending time outdoors and making time to see friends

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