Student Organizations

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.

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 on left to find more.

2024-2025 GSA Executive Board
President: Carlos Resstel
Vice Presidents: Rouba Houbeika & Eden Hirsch
Secretary: Michelle Frank
Treasurer & GSA Store Managers: Sreejitha Ganta & Sean Lu
Academic Chairs: Samira Bell & Sushmitha Kalakuntla
MS/PhD Student Liaison: Brian Nyiro
Marketing & Comms. Chairs: Valery Juste & Jonathan Dias
Co-Social Chair: Khadijah Arsalan
Co-Social Chair: Shimoli Shah


















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