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Meet Our

Leadership

We foster community.
We believe in empathy, growth, and collaboration. We advocate for our patients as well as each other to achieve greater, more sustainable impact in the community.

We create lasting relationships with each other. Teams are most successful when they support each other.

To maximize support and efficiency, our leadership team is structured in two tiers: executive board and project directors. 

Executive Team

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Human Biology & Society, B.S.

Class of 2023

Prepares and tracks progress on key performance indicators for the organization in line with the PHA mission, and oversees leadership team.

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Psychobiology

Specialization in Computation, B.S.

Class of 2023

 

Manages the Member Development and Community Directors in addition to overseeing the annual fall class, meetings, and programming

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Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology, BS

Class of 2023

Manages the Health Technology and Outreach Directors in addition to helping coordinate with our physician, campus, and community partners

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ARYAN SOOD

President

HANNAH LEE

Internal Vice President

ARJUN VERMA

External Vice President

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Psychology B.S.,

Disability Studies and 

Brain & Behavioral Minor

Class of 2023

Manages the Resource and Transitional Care Directors in addition to overseeing implementation of new resources and technology

IRENE JO

Resource & Development

Vice President

Project Directors

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Psychobiology B.S.

Public Health & Biomedical Research Minor

Class of 2024

Leads the creation of a comprehensive resource guide for patients in the UCLA Health network when transitioning pediatric into adult care.

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Neuroscience, B.S.

Class of 2023

Facilitates the onboarding process for volunteers and spearheads initiatives to improve clinical workflows.

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Human Biology & Society, B.S.

Class of 2024

Fosters partnerships with internal and external community organizations, executes site visits, and develops external-facing materials.

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MELODY WU

Resource Director

DIVYA SOOD

Health Technology Director

WHITNEY CHAN

Outreach Director

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Neuroscience B.S.

Spanish Minor

Class of 2023

​​Manages socials, fundraisers, and spearheads the mentor-mentee program. Works with IVP to plan retreat.

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Biochemistry, B.S.

Class of 2024

Plans and facilitates workshops and guest speaker sessions; leads professional development resources, including mentorship pairings, test bank, and more.

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Neuroscience, B.S.

Design Media Arts, B.A.

Class of 2024

Working with UCLA pediatrics team, promotes health care literacy for youth, adolescents, and college students to transition from pediatric to adult care

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KARINA SETH

Community Director

ISABELLA MACHADO

Member Development Director

ALEX WU

Transitional Care Director

Faculty

Dr. Alice Kuo is a Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and of Health Policy and Management in the Fielding UCLA School of Public Health. She is also Chief of Medicine-Pediatrics at UCLA. 

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DR. DENISE NUNEZ

Faculty Advisor