Multicultural Student Organizations at OUHSC

The OU Health Sciences Center is home to nine SGA-recognized interdisciplinary groups focused on the celebration and advocacy of marginalized communities in Oklahoma. Below, you will find organization descriptions and contact information to help you get connected.

African American Student Association

A campus-wide organization opened to all students for membership and involvement. The organization strives to celebrate the African-American culture through campus-wide programming and events. Involvement provides a wonderful opportunity for our community to unite, discuss and serve the needs of the African-American community.

Contact us: AASA@ouhsc.edu

Dominique Williams | College of Pharmacy
President
Chantelle Ballard | Hudson College of Public Health
Vice President
Christiana Obioma | College of Medicine
Secretary
Melissa Onyekuru | College of Medicine
Treasurer

Asian American Professional Student Association

The Asian American Professional Student Association’s mission is to promote Asian cultural awareness on the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center campus. AAPSA is a campus-wide organization open to all students for membership and involvement. The organization celebrates the Asian American culture through campus-wide programming and events. Involvement provides a wonderful opportunity for our community to unite, discuss and serve the needs of the Asian American community.

Contact us: AAPSA@ouhsc.edu

Monica Le | College of Pharmacy
Co-President
Khanh Do | College of Medicine
Co-President
Akriti Jalla | College of Medicine
Co-Vice President
Joel Jacob | College of Medicine
Co-Vice President
Mary Sohn | College of Medicine
Co-Secretary
Vy Dinh | Hudson College of Public Health
Co-Secretary
Christine Hoang | Hudson College of Public Health
Treasurer
Xiao Xie | College of Pharmacy
Historian
Tram Le | College of Medicine
Service Chair
Karen Nguyen | College of Pharmacy
Publicity Chair

Hispanic American Student Association

The purpose of the Hispanic American Student Association is to promote involvement and cultural awareness in the Hispanic American community among students of the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center campus. HASA is dedicated to reaching out to the Hispanic-Latino community through providing health care services and activities that celebrate the cultures, promote education, opportunities and facilitate a sense of community of students, faculty and staff.

Contact us: HASA@ouhsc.edu

Fernando Hernandez | College of Medicine
Co-President
Sergio Preciado | College of Medicine
Co-President

International Student Organization

The purpose of the International Student Organization is to provide a broader spectrum of our great world. This organization provides socials events, cultural programs, and as well as support to international students. ISO promotes cultural exchange between the campus and the community and represent almost every area of the world.

Contact us: ISO@ouhsc.edu

Bujana Allushi | Graduate College
President
Joanna Papinska | Graduate College
Vice President
Ananth Aditya Jupudi | Graduate College
Secretary
Ameera Hasan | Graduate College
Treasurer

LUMINA

Lumina is an organization dedicated to supporting the OUHSC lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (hereinafter LGBTQ) community and providing necessary educational, social, and volunteer opportunities on LGBTQ+ health for all students.

Contact us: LuminaLeadership@ouhsc.edu

Kylie Hagerdon | College of Medicine
President
Zachary Simpson | College of Medicine
Vice President
Austin McCauley | College of Medicine
Secretary
Lance Ford | Hudson College of Public Health
Treasurer
Ethan Shroll | College of Medicine
Webmaster
Joanne Adams | College of Medicine
Graphic Designer
David Soto | College of Medicine
Advocacy Chair
Amanda Phillips | College of Medicine
Outreach Chair
Mariah Rubino | College of Medicine
StuCo Rep

Muslim Health Professional Student Association

The purpose of MHPSA is to serve the needs of Muslims on the OUHSC campus by creating social and educational events. MHPSA also facilitates the communication and awareness between muslim and non-muslim healthcare professionals and how to care for their Muslim patients.

Contact us: MHPSA@ouhsc.edu

Ishak Hossain | College of Medicine
President
Rida Raza | College of Medicine
Vice President
Maaz Khan | College of Medicine
Treasurer

Native American Student Association

NASA is a campus-wide organization open to all students for membership and involvement. The organization strives to celebrate the Native American culture through campus-wide programming and events. Involvement provides a wonderful opportunity for our community to unite, discuss and serve the needs of the Native American community.

Contact us: NASA@ouhsc.edu

Destiny Matthews | College of Pharmacy
President
Alyssa Loftin | College of Pharmacy
Vice President
Tisha Ward | College of Pharmacy
Secretary
Julie Perry | College of Medicine
Treasurer

Oklahoma City Chinese Students and Scholars Association

OKCCSSA is an independent, non-political, non-profit organization of the Chinese Students and Scholars (CSS), by the CSS, and for the CSS. Our goals are to assist Chinese students and scholars at the OUHSC and share Chinese culture with the entire university.

Contact us: OKCCSSA@ouhsc.edu

Yuan Sui | Graduate College
President
Lijie Gu | Graduate College
Vice President
Xueqing Hu | Graduate College
Secretary
Ruicai Gu | Graduate College
Treasurer

Veterans and Military Alliance

The Veterans and Military Student Alliance serves to facilitate communication among veterans and military students on OUHSC campus. In addition, VMA seeks to promote Veteran and military student's interests and to create a greater interaction between faculty, staff, and students. Lastly, VMA provides a supportive environment through growth in mind, body, and spirit, while helping veterans and service members achieve academic success toward a professional health career.

Contact us: VMA@ouhsc.edu

Nate Cross | College of Medicine
President
Jeremy Interrante | College of Medicine
Vice President
Brenna Burris-Thomas | College of Medicine
Secretary
Gabrielle Hughes | College of Medicine
Treasurer