Current E-Board

Chair

Savita Potarazu, MS3

George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences

Savita Potarazu is a third-year medical student in the MD/MPH program at George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences. She completed her undergraduate education at GW where she designed and completed a major in Social Determinants of Health. At GW SMHS, she is one of the founding members of the Climate & Health Interest Group and is the Vice President of Curriculum Innovation. She is currently working on longitudinal curriculum reform with the deans and faculty at her medical school to prepare tomorrow’s physicians to effectively navigate our climate crisis and be better advocates for environmental justice in medicine. Savita has previously served as one of the co-chairs for Climate Smart Health Care for MS4SF, and is committed to empowering her colleagues and future generations of providers to provide equitable, climate-informed care to our communities.

savitapotarazu@gwu.edu

    Instagram: @savitapotarazu

Twitter: @SavitaPotarazu

Vice Chair

Srishty Amarnani, MPH,  MS2

SUNY Downstate

Srishty Amarnani is a second-year medical student at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University. She serves as an advocate for her classmates on Medical Council as well as an active member of the Global Health and Health Equity, Advocacy, and Leadership pathways in her program. Before medical school, Srishty completed an MPH with an emphasis in Environmental Health at the University of California, Irvine. Before that, she completed her Bachelor of Science in Environmental Economics and Policy at University of California, Berkeley. Srishty has always been passionate about bringing awareness of the connections between human behavior, health, and climate. Last year, she served as Communications Co-Chair for MS4SF and is excited to continue to be part of a group of student leaders ready to tackle the barriers to a sustainable and disease preventative future by promoting individual, community, and societal change that will benefit us all.

Srishty.amarnani@downstate.edu

Instagram: @srishtology

Twitter handle: @srishtology

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