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OUR TEAM

 Medical Aid Initiative is composed of 50 UCLA undergraduate student volunteers. Serving on one of our five committees, each volunteer's experience is different, but everyone is equally connected to implementing MAI's goals into the community. Discover members' journeys within our organization below. 

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— Meet the Members —

Abigail Chang

Abigail Chang

Year: 1 Major: Bioengineering Top of Bucket List: Travelling the world with friends and family!

Achyutha Kodavatikanti

Achyutha Kodavatikanti

Year: 3 Major: Neuroscience Top of Bucket List: Playing cricket in New Zealand

Angela Harrington

Angela Harrington

Year: 3 Major: Physiological Science Top of Bucket List: Go skydiving

Anirvin Bommaraju

Anirvin Bommaraju

Year: 2 Major: Neuroscience Top of Bucket List: Skydiving in Dubai or New Zealand

Ashna Kumar

Ashna Kumar

Year: 2 Major: Psychobiology Top of Bucket List: Getting floor tickets to see Drake and 21 Savage (if they come on tour)

Bhuvan Kommineni

Bhuvan Kommineni

Year: 3 Major: MCDB Top of Bucket List: Trying Raising Cane's

Cassidy Chiong

Cassidy Chiong

Year: 2 Major: Human Biology and Society Top of Bucket List: Fluently learn Bisaya (Filipino dialect)!

Charlie Gravereaux

Charlie Gravereaux

Year: 3 Major: Environmental science/pre-med Top of Bucket List: Go helicopter skiing

Diana Diep

Diana Diep

Year: 1 Major: Molecular, Cell, & Developmental Biology Top of Bucket List: Travel to Japan with my friends

Dorsa Zahedi

Dorsa Zahedi

Year: 3 Major: Psychobiology Top of Bucket List: Becoming a licensed chef

Eesha Shankar

Eesha Shankar

Year: 3 Major: Computational and Systems Biology Top of Bucket List: Going to London!

Emma Yang

Emma Yang

Year: 2 Major: Neuroscience Top of Bucket List: Swimming with dolphins in the wild.

Emmet Asker

Emmet Asker

Year: 1 Major: Biochemistry Top of Bucket List: I want to visit all of the Disney theme parks across the globe

Gabi Oyama

Gabi Oyama

Year: 4 Major: Biology/ AOS Minor Top of Bucket List: Fry crawl

Ginny Ghang

Ginny Ghang

Year: 2 Major: Computational and Systems Biology Top of Bucket List: Explore Oregon and Washington and visit my childhood besties <3

Jasmine Nguyen

Jasmine Nguyen

Year: 2 Major: Environmental Science Top of Bucket List: Asia trip with friends.

Jonah Nahoul

Jonah Nahoul

Year: 2 Major: Biology Top of Bucket List: To finally 100% all of the Elder Scrolls Games. It’s either this or to marathon every episode of Kaguya-sama: Love Is War in one sitting.

Juan Larson

Juan Larson

Year: 3 Major: Human Biology and Society Top of Bucket List: Take a trip to Italy

Simer Bal

Simer Bal

Year: 2 Major: Human Biology and Society Top of Bucket List: Relearning how to swim!

Jule von der Heydt

Jule von der Heydt

Year: 2 Major: Psychobiology Top of Bucket List: Going on a hot air balloon in Cappadocia

Julia Wengier

Julia Wengier

Year: 3 Major: Biology Top of Bucket List: see lady gaga, queen herself

Justin An

Justin An

Year: 3 Major: MCDB Top of Bucket List: I want to go skydiving again or bungee jumping

Kaia Evulich

Kaia Evulich

Year: 2 Major: Pre - Human Biology and Society Top of Bucket List: Hike to Machu Picchu!

Kylie Joe

Kylie Joe

Year: 3 Major: Physiological Science Top of Bucket List: NorCal/PNW road trip

Lisa Yan

Lisa Yan

Year: 4 Major: Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics Top of Bucket List: Traveling to East Asia

Malianna Jazari

Malianna Jazari

Year: 2 Major: MIMG Top of Bucket List: Seeing the aurora borealis

Mallika Mathew

Mallika Mathew

Year: 2 Major: Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics Top of Bucket List: Watch an F1 race live

Matthew Lee

Matthew Lee

Year: 2 Major: Human Biology and Society B.S. Top of Bucket List: Go Skydiving

Molly McAndrew

Molly McAndrew

Year: 2 Major: Neuroscience Top of Bucket List: Go to Oktoberfest!

Naren Ramesh

Naren Ramesh

Year: 4 Major: MIMG + Bioinformatics Top of Bucket List: Backpacking across Europe

Nidhi Kadiyala

Nidhi Kadiyala

Year: 2 Major: Psychobiology Top of Bucket List: Going to the Maldives and Barcelona

Rachel Chan

Rachel Chan

Year: 2 Major: Computational and Systems Biology Top of Bucket List: Going to an escape room and escaping successfully

Rachel Xu

Rachel Xu

Year: 2 Major: MCDB Top of Bucket List: Traveling to Europe

Rhea McKenzie

Rhea McKenzie

Year: 1 Major: Biology Top of Bucket List: Study Abroad!!

Riya Prabhakar

Riya Prabhakar

Year: 1 Major: Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics Top of Bucket List: To try out ceramics and travel to Spain!!

Sartaj Bal

Sartaj Bal

Year: 4 Major: Human Biology and Society Top of Bucket List: Spring break in Miami!

Shonan Chiang

Shonan Chiang

Year: 1 Major: Human Biology and Society Top of Bucket List: Travel to Iceland and go to a hot spring in the snow

Shreya Lakkaraju

Shreya Lakkaraju

Year: 1 Major: Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology Top of Bucket List: Cliff jumping in Thailand!

Sydney Laramie

Sydney Laramie

Year: 4 Major: Physiology Top of Bucket List: go to New York during Christmas!

Shiley David

Shiley David

Year: 2 Major: Neuroscience Top of Bucket List: Going on a European River Cruise

Talia Rajasekar

Talia Rajasekar

Year: 2 Major: MCDB Top of Bucket List: Actually make a bucket list one of these days

Thalia Nguyen

Thalia Nguyen

Year: 2 Major: Psychobiology Top of Bucket List: Ride a motorcycle

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