SHA Officer Bios 2016 - 2017

Judith Garcia Rojas, President

Major:
Global Health
Year: Senior

My favorite SHA memory:

Being a member of the World AIDS Day committee and seeing our ideas come alive and being able to display them on Library Walk.





Tanya Kurien, President

Major: Public Health
Year: Senior

My favorite SHA Memory:
Teaching students at different colleges how to make condom roses and having fun while sharing valuable information!







Clara Toma,
Alcohol & Other Drugs
Lead Coordinator

Major: General Biology
Minor: Photography
Year: Senior

Why I joined the SHA Program:
I wanted to meet fellow students who shared similar interests with me in wanting to make a greater impact on our campus by educating our peers on various health topics.



Abdi Abdullahi,
Alcohol & Other Drugs
Lead Coordinator

Major: Human Biology
Minor: Health Care & Social Issues
Year: Senior

Favorite part about being an SHA:
I am able to work with and meet so many passionate, driven individuals committed to providing health education to students at UC San Diego.



Nina Motlagh,
General Health Lead Coordinator

Major: Cognitive Neuroscience
Minor: Global Health
Year: Senior

My favorite part about being an SHA:
I became an SHA as a sophomore and immediately knew I made the right decision. Being able to spread important health information to our students is a job that I take seriously and that I absolutely love to do!



Vivian Lau,
General Health Lead Coordinator

Major: Human Biology
Year: Senior

My favorite part about being an SHA:
The energy and enthusiasm of the SHA family never fails to excite me! Everyone is so passionate about the program and it always brings a smile to my face whenever I participate in an SHA activity.



Christine Hoang,
General Health Lead Coordinator

Major: Biochemistry & Cell Biology
Minor: Literature, Health Care & Social Issues
Year: Senior

My favorite SHA memory:

Making emoji pillows for our
ZZZs = Degrees event and providing health information that is useful to all students.



Saira Mayet,
Sexual Health Lead Coordinator

Major: Public Health
Year: Senior

My favorite SHA memory:
My favorite SHA memory was tabling for World AIDS Day. It was rewarding to see our ideas come to life and have students across campus visit our displays and share their thoughts and experiences.



Kira Budinger,
Sexual Health Lead Coordinator

Major: Public Health
Year: Senior

My favorite part about being an SHA:
I've gained so much confidence in myself and so many useful skills because of SHA. I already know that it's the most important thing I will have done in college.




Monica McGill,
Sexual Health Lead Coordinator

Major: Biochemistry & Cell Biology
Minor: Global Health
Year: Senior

Why I joined the SHA Program:
I believe that peer education is one of the most effective forms of education, especially when discussing sensitive topics like sexual health.





Vennis Hong, Lead Liaison

Major: Global Health & Public Health
Year: Senior

Favorite part about being an SHA:
Being able to participate in huge campus events like Hullabaloo and Bear Garden while providing health education to students!






Angel Guan, Liaison

Major:Biochemistry & Cell Biology
Minor: Chinese Studies
Year: Senior

Favorite part about being an SHA:
I have the chance to educate my fellow peers about topics that are extremely relevant in a college life setting.

 



Judy Pham, Liaison

Major:Human Biology
Minor: Psychology
Year: Senior

Favorite part about being an SHA:
Before SHA, I knew I wanted to help educate others and joining SHA has given me this opportunity. SHA is something that I enjoy coming to everyday because with each service I am able to meet new people and learn a little bit more about health.