Class of 2021 officers:
President: Fred Stange
NLO: Kevin Cannavina
VP: Dana Dandinashira
Secretary: Mitul Patel
Treasurer: Kimberly Boldig


What is SOMA? The Student Osteopathic Medical Association (SOMA) is the nation’s largest network of osteopathic medical students. The purpose of our organization is to foster collaborative relationships with the greater healthcare community, strive to advance both our medical education and preparation for leadership and advocacy roles, as well as maintaining a direct affiliation with the American Osteopathic Association (AOA). Why should you join?

  • LECOM Bradenton Leadership Opportunities
    • Executive Board
      • President
      • Vice President
      • National Liaison Officer (NLO)
      • Secretary
      • Treasurer
  • Board of Directors
    • Research
    • Big/Little Sib Director
    • Public Health and Preventative Medicine
    • International Medicine
    • Professional Development
    • Political Affairs
    • National Leadership Opportunities
      • Board of Trustees
      • National Board of Directors
      • Medical Education and Networking
        • Summer Leadership Meeting (Chicago 2015)
        • Fall Convention (Orlando 2015)
        • Spring Convention and DO Day on the Hill (Washington DC)
        • Annual events: Big Sib Little Sib Match Up, Business Card Fundraiser, Flower Sale at White Coat Ceremony/Graduation, Medicine in Politics, DO Day on the Hill, and White Coat Sale (as well as many more speakers/events/volunteer opportunities!)
        • Scholarship Opportunities: AOF, SOMA Foundation, Omega Beta Iota, and more

If you would like more information on SOMA or any of the opportunities mentioned, please email

Class of 2019 officers:

President: Raymond O’Bryan
NLO: Ginamarie Papia
VP: Stephanie Kwan
Secretary: Shreyas Srinivasan
Treasurer: Andrew Zwieg
Class of 2019 Board of Directors
Research Director: Brittany Zeher
Public Health and Preventative Medicine Director: Minti Shah
International Medicine Director: Minti Shah
Big Sib/Little Sib Director: Spencer Nielson
Big Sib/Little Sib Director: Kayla Cox
Political Affairs Director: Nikki Leclair
Professional Development Director: Amber Dubiel

Class of 2018 officers:

Position Name
President Rebecca Scalabrino
NLO Kelli Fox
VP Margeaux Dennis
Secretary Jennifer Purcell
Treasurer Dylan Brown
Cabinet Members:
Research Chair Akshay Mentreddy
Preventative Medicine & Public Health Director Justin Ferley
International Medicine Director Richard Bravo
Big Sib/Little Sib Coordinator Ruben Cendan
Big Sib/Little Sib Coordinator Alexander LaMee
Political Affairs Director Robert Airapetov
 Professional Development Director Elisa Chiu
Public Health and Preventative Medicine Committee Member Ruben Cendan
Public Health and Preventative Medicine Committee Member Alexander LaMee
Public Health and Preventative Medicine Committee Member Elizabeth Nathan
Professional Development Committee Member Lindsey Anderson