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Student Senate Executive Board

The Student Senate is the official representative organization of Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine student body. The Student Senate functions to promote and maintain open communication and understanding between medical students and the University, medical school, hospital administrative staffs and medical school faculty by:

  • Reporting regularly to the student body
  • Soliciting ideas and opinions from students
  • Meeting regularly with administrators and faculty
  • Maintaining close contact with student representatives to the medical school and University committees
Michelle Guo

Michelle Guo, M3

Ricketts Society

Hometown: Palo Alto, CA
Undergrad Institution: Northwestern University

Interests: Figure skating, films, testing cookbooks, filling my camera roll with my pets

Carolyn Hu

Carolyn Hu, M2

Vice President
Ricketts Society

Hometown: Irvine, CA
Undergrad Institution: University of California - Los Angeles

Justin Arnold

Justin Arnold, M2

Lawless Society

Hometown: Chicago, IL
Undergrad Institution: University of Pennsylvania

Interests: Hobbies: I love to run, read, and play chess (Including exploring everything Chicago has to offer along the way) Interests: Considering cardiology and anesthesiology as future specialties!

Mikaela Thompson

Mikaela Thompson, M2

Communications Director
Thompson Society

Hometown: Weston, MA
Undergrad Institution: Harvard University

Interests: My hobbies and interests include photography, running along the lakefront trail, reading, trying new recipes (baking and cooking!), spending time with friends, watching sports, and going to new breweries, distilleries, restaurants, and coffee shops.

Diana Griffin

Diana Griffin, M2

IT Chair
Thompson Society

Hometown: Tulsa, OK
Undergrad Institution: Washington University

Interests:  In my free time, I like to figure skate, cook, and weight lift. I'm also always looking to explore coffee shops and keep in the know on espresso technique trends.

Pranav Bajaj

Pranav Bajaj, M2

Campus Affairs Committee Chair
Thompson Society

Hometown: Racine, WI
Undergrad Institution: Northwestern University

Jessica Tartakovsky

Jessica Tartakovsky, M2

Student Organizations Chair
Lawless Society

Hometown: Vernon Hills, IL
Undergrad Institution: Northwestern University

Nishanth Sadagopan

Nishanth Sadagopan, M2

Academics Affairs (Phase 1) Committee Chair
Cooper Society

Hometown: Darien, IL
Undergrad Institution: Texas Christian University

Interests: I am interested in going into surgery after I complete my medical education. I love rock climbing, biking, and kayaking. I also collect records and love going to concerts.

Devyn Coskey

Devyn Coskey, M4

Academics Affairs (Phases 2/3) Committee Chair
Cooper Society

Hometown: Chicago, IL
Undergrad Institution: Duke University

Interests: Hobbies: I’m a certified yoga instructor and continue to teach classes in my free time during medical school. Besides that, I love to dance, cook, spend time with friends and my guilty pleasure is reality TV. Interests: Urology, Oncology, Public Health & MedEd

Rebecca Schmitz

Rebecca Schmitz, M2

Development and Wellness Chair
Lawless Society

Hometown: Fond du Lac, WI
Undergrad Institution: University of Wisconsin-Madison

Interests: Some of my hobbies/interests include reading, baking, exploring Chicago restaurants and cafes, and spoiling my cat Jojo!