BOARD BIOS

Below you can find out more information about the HOSA Executive Board.

Anna Hinz

Hey HOSA! My name is Anna Hinz and I am a senior nursing student with a global health certificate. I am the president this year. I think I want an advanced nursing degree, but the door is always open to new options. My bucket list consists of visiting all 62 national parks as well as traveling as much as I can.  My next favorite pastimes are reading and going up to the lake.  I can't wait to meet you!

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Katelyn Young

Hi HOSA! My name is Katelyn Young, and I am a senior majoring in Neurobiology with a certificate in Studio Art. This year I am vice president of HOSA! I plan on taking a gap year after I graduate before pursuing either medical or PA school. I am in a research lab working on a senior honors thesis, and I would love to incorporate research somehow into my future career. In my free time I love to read, attend badger sporting events and hang out at the terrace! I’m so excited for this year of HOSA with you all!

Hi HOSA! My name is Becca Warzyn and I am a sophomore studying Kinesiology, with certificates in Athletic Healthcare and Disability Rights and Services. I hope to become a Physical Therapist. This is my first year on the HOSA board as co-chair of the Professional Development Committee, but I was a committee member my freshman year and loved it! I look forward to meeting everyone and having another great year in HOSA!

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Olivia Schmitz

Diamond Wimbley

Hey HOSA! My name is Diamond and I am co-chair of the Special Events Committee. I am a sophomore majoring in pre-nursing and aspire to be a Travel RN in the future. This is my second year in HOSA and I have already been presented with some awesome opportunities such as getting my CPR certification and Stop The Bleed certification! HOSA has so much to offer for pre-health students and I look forward to the plethora of great opportunities and connections that are in store for HOSA this year! 

Hi HOSA! My name is Olivia Schmitz. I am on the Special Events Committee this year. I am a Junior hoping to have my own wellness practice as a dietician and chiropractor. See you all at the events throughout the year! 

Maya Mollgaard

Hi HOSA!! My name is Maya Mollgaard and I am a senior nursing student. I am student advisor this year. Someday I hope to become a an ICU nurse then Nurse Anesthetist after grad school. Right now, I have my clinicals in a Surgical ICU in Milwaukee. I have done HOSA all throughout high school and have loved continuing it in college. My favorite thing about it is how much I have learned about the medical field. Some things I love to do are bake, travel, spend time at my cabin, and with friends and family. Can’t wait for a great year!  Please reach out with any questions about HOSA, nursing, or anything at all! (: 

Shree Dudhat

Hi HOSA! I'm Shree and I am a senior majoring in Biology and Art History on a pre-med track with a certificate in Classical Studies. I plan on attending medical school after graduating; I actually just applied for this cycle. I want to be a pediatrician because I love working with kids! This is my fourth year as a HOSA member, and I'm so excited to be co-chair of the Internal Affairs Committee! My favorite thing about HOSA is the connections I've been able to make because of it. Whether they're professional or personal relations, HOSA has given me the opportunity to meet so many new people and learn all about the different aspects of healthcare. I can't wait to have an amazing year with you all!

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Lucy Minner

"Hey HOSA! My name is Lucy Minner, and I am a senior studying Biology and Spanish, with a certificate in the Biocore Honors Curriculum program. This year I am one of the co-chairs for the Campus and Community Relations committee! In the future, I am interested in a career as either a Physical Therapist or a Physician Assistant.  My favorite part about HOSA is getting the opportunity to learn from professionals in so many different areas in the healthcare field, and hear about their experiences and pieces of advice that they have for us. I can’t wait to meet everybody!

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Kayla Bahr

Hi HOSA! My name is Kayla Bahr, and I am one of the co-chairs of the Internal Affairs Committee. I am a junior and majoring in Biology with a certificate in Global Health. I plan on attending medical school after graduation and pursuing a career as a Family Practice Physician. I look forward to this year in HOSA and getting to know everyone!

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Anna Turdo

Hi HOSA! My name is Anna Turdo, and I’m one of the co-chairs for the Interdisciplinary Development committee this year! I’m a senior studying biochemistry with a Biocore certificate, and I’m planning to go to medical school to become a pediatrician. If you have any questions about biochemistry, pre-med, or Biocore, feel free to send me an email! One of my favorite parts of HOSA is getting to listen to different healthcare professionals share more about their careers and experiences. I’m super excited for another year of HOSA, and I can’t wait to meet all of you! 

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Hello! My name is Emma Bode and I am on Campus and Community Relations this year. I am a junior pre-nursing student majoring in Global Health. My professional goals are to become a Public Health Nurse Practitioner or administrator. Outside of HOSA, I work as a CNA at UW Hospital, volunteer, and enjoy my time as a Badger! I am excited to work with you all this year, hope to see you at our next meeting!

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Katelyn Drake

Hey HOSA! My name is Katelyn, and I am co-chair of the Campus and Community Relations Committee. I am pursuing a Nursing degree and a certificate in Global Health. I am just starting my first year of the School of Nursing and hope to begin my nursing career as a registered nurse and one day move into the position of a nurse educator or nurse practitioner. HOSA has already presented me with great opportunities to learn and grow as a future medical professional and I look forward to all the incredible events and opportunities that are in store for HOSA and its members. I am so excited to meet everyone in person and for a great year!

Emma Bode

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Ramona Kick

Hi! My name is Mona, I'm a senior majoring in Biology and Spanish with a certificate in Global Health. I am applying to PA school this spring and I'm interested in pediatrics and women's health. This year I am on the special events committee! I work part time at an Urgent Care and am also involved in the PA student org on campus! I look forward to getting to know other students interested in health care through HOSA!

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MJ Joseph

Hello everyone! My name is MJ Joseph; I am a senior Nursing student and a student ambassador for the nursing school! This is my third year as co-chair of the global health committee.  My future career goal is to get my DNP in acute care (with a future of serving with Doctors Without Borders)! I have been in HOSA for four years, and I have to say it is my favorite pre-health org! In my free time, I like watching dramas and reading, and playing soccer! I cannot wait to meet each of you; feel free to reach out with any questions you might have about school, the nursing application, if you’re thinking about going the pre-nursing route, or if you just need someone to chat about school with! :) 

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Hi! My name is Sara Hoffman and I am this year’s Communication Coordinator! I am a psychology and pre-nursing major with a certification in environmental studies. I am interested in a future career in nursing but also have an interest in holistic health and psychology research, so we will see where I will end up! In my free time I love to backpack, snowboard, play music and hang with friends. I am also involved in the Hoofer’s outing club and ski and snowboard club on campus. I am excited to get to know you all!

Sara Hoffman

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Julie Jones

Hi HOSA! My name is Julie Jones, and I am a co-chair of the global health committee. I am pursuing a nursing degree with a certificate in global health. I am in my first year of the nursing program and am hoping to become a pediatric nurse practitioner or transition into the health tech space. HOSA is a great way to explore career paths and meet other people that are interested in similar things! Aside from HOSA, I love spending time with friends and family, reading, baking, and playing with my dog. I'm excited for this year and look forward to meeting everyone!

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Alayna Tucker

Hi HOSA! My name is Anna Williams and I am a student advisor for the second year in a row! I am a senior in my first year of nursing student with a gender and women’s studies certificate. I hope to work as an ICU or labor and delivery nurse post grad and eventually become a nurse practitioner. In my free time I love to run, cook, watch horror movies, and spend time with my eight roommates! I am so excited to be part of this amazing group again and can’t wait to get to know all the new members!!

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Preethi Saravanan

Hi HOSA! My name is Preethi. I am a junior majoring in Neurobiology with certificates in Global Health and Art History. I am one of the co-chairs for the Interdisciplinary Development committee this year. My career goals are to do research abroad and then attend medical school. I’m very excited to delve into healthcare through HOSA this year and meet all of you. Feel free to email me about anything HOSA, academic, or student life related!