Hannah Kemelmakher President Hannah is a third year undergraduate biochemistry major with pre-veterinary intent. Passionate about the advocacy and advancement of a worldwide One Health initiative, she wants to do all she can to advance local and international awareness of the ties between medicine, animals, and ecology as well as promote interdisciplinary studies within medicine. Her interests include research especially within the fields of genetics and pharmacology, volunteering around Athens and her Marietta home, and dressage.
Sarah Swinehart Vice President Sarah is a third year undergraduate pre-med student studying Biological Sciences and Entomology. She is passionate about healthcare locally and globally, and enjoys traveling and volunteer work.
Sydney Burke Treasurer Sydney is a third year Accounting student with pre-med intent and a Spanish minor. Sydney plans to become an orthopedic surgeon and apply her accounting degree in a healthcare setting. She enjoys traveling and applying her Spanish skills, alone with running in her free time. Sydney likes meeting other pre-health students through One Health and hearing about their academic experiences.
Lilley Cushman Secretary Lilley is a third year Biological Sciences student with pre-medicine intent. She is passionate about horseback riding and is a member of the UGA Eventing team. Lilley is interested in One health because she believes that it integrates many pre-health disciplines in a wonderful way. Lilley hopes to learn as much as she can through One Health and broaden her prospective on the varying issues that will be discussed this year.
Thomas Spoerer Undergraduate Biology Liaison Thomas is a second year undergraduate studying Biology and Spanish with pre-medical intent. In addition to global health and medical studies, he is passionate about engineering with a focus in environmental sustainability, ecology, and neurology. He enjoys volunteering and studying in the field and spending time participating in outdoor recreation, with a focus on sustainability. In his free time he enjoys playing music and volunteering for a number of local non-profit organizations.
Zack Jones College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine Liaison Zack is a third year Animal Science student with pre-veterinarian and pre-PhD intent. Zack's interests include urban agriculture, medicine, wildlife conservation, ocean discovery, green agriculture, and all things science. Zack believes that One Health is one of the best opportunities to begin problem solving on a global scale.
Emily Coughlin College of Public Health Liaison and Organizational Outreach Chair Emily is a fourth year Health Promotion student with a Global Health certificate. Emily plans to earn a Masters of Public Health and a PhD in Epidemiology to later be a part of the Epidemic Intelligence Service and work for the CDC. She is drawn to One Health because she believes that a multi-disciplinary approach is the best way to solve complex health issues.
Pavan Suryadevara Kaplan Student Brand Ambassador Pavan is a third year Biology and Anthropology student with a minor in Spanish. He aspires to be a doctor in the field of orthopedic surgery. Pavan enjoys learning about various social justice issues and applying his knowledge to try and help people. Pavan will be serving as One Health's Kaplan Ambassador and will aim to help members prepare for graduate school exams with Kaplan's services.
Daniel Chae Ecology Liaison Daniel is a fourth year biology student who is serving as One Health's Ecology Liaison. Daniel is also passionate about charity work and has an active role in One Health's philanthropic efforts.
Dr. Mary Hondalus College of Veterinary Medicine
Dr. Susan Sanchez College of Veterinary Medicine
Rebekah Packer President; 2014-15, Co-Founder Technology Officer; 2014-2016 Rebekah is a fourth-year veterinary student interested in public health and research. In her free time, she enjoys hiking with her dog, cooking with her fiancé, and singing in an a cappella group.
Fallon Moliere President; 2015-2016, Co-Founder Fallon is a fourth year veterinary student interested in public health and small animal medicine. She became interested in One Health after working as a research chemist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In her spare time she enjoys playing with her dogs and going on long runs.
Lacey Pepples Secretary; 2015-2016, Co-Founder Lacey is a fourth-year veterinary student interested in mixed animal medicine and global health. She enjoys going for runs with her dog, yoga, and baking.
Brittany Feldhaeusser Treasurer; 2015-2016, Co-Founder Brittany is a fourth year veterinary student interested in specializing in small animal oncology. In her free time she enjoys cooking, snuggling with her two little dogs, and traveling with her husband.