Welcome Class of 2020-21


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Student Organizations

Our 500+ graduate students participate in the events, programming and governance of the student organizations on the SGS Newark Health Science Campus. Please click on each individual organization to find more.


Graduate Student Association (GSA)

The GSA serves all students enrolled in all programs at SGS Newark Health Science Campus. The GSA's objectives are to cultivate interest in the biomedical sciences and to encourage mutual assistance, social involvement, and other activities vital to a wholesome environment for graduate studies.


The GSA is committed to supporting graduate students and promoting community at within the graduate school. We host activities throughout the year including the Graduate Student Research Symposium, Fall Formal, and holiday celebrations. As student representatives, we also address student concerns and issues.

2020-21 GSA Board:

Stephanie Iring, President

Christina Hernandez, Co-Vice President & PhD Student Liaison

Mateusz Kolodziejczyk, Co-VP & Master’s Student Liaison

Shanshan Li, Secretary

Nawoo Kim, Treasurer

Manali Desai, Store Manager & Communications and Marketing

Sanchita Kashyap, Social Events Chair

Theresa Durana, Academics Chair


Student Ambassadors 2019-2020