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Faith-Based Organizations

Catholic Medical Association, St. Gianna Beretta Molla Student Chapter at UMMC 

Purpose: 1. To build a supportive community of Catholic students at UMMC, so that they can grow in their faith and understanding of the principles of the Catholic faith in the course of their education and training. 2. To provide formal opportunities for Christ-centered education, service, and worship in a medical school setting. 3. To collaborate with local Catholic physicians, fellow student guilds at other medical schools, and national guilds of the Catholic Medical Association (CMA) in advancing the principles of the Catholic faith in the science and practice of medicine. 

  • Officers:
    • President: Peter Martin
    • Vice Presidents:
      • Riley Brown
      • Christopher Turley
  • Advisors: 
    • TBD

Christian Medical and Dental Association (CMDA) 

Purpose: CMDA at UMMC seeks to engage and equip students to thrive in Christ while preparing for a lifetime of service. We are a chapter of the CMDA Student Life Ministry which has more than 300 campus ministries representing 90% of the nation's medical and dental schools. We are here to help you THRIVE with a purpse during your healthcare training. We will connect you to Christian students on healthcare campuses across the country for fellowship and support. Our ministries and resources will equip you to use your God-given skills to meet the needs of others around the world and share the gospel through medical missions. 

  • Student Leaders:
    • Rebekah Hazlewood
    • Sam Patton
    • Anna Shepard
    • Jim Yen
  • Advisors: 
    • Dr. Tobe Momah

Muslim Students Association

Purpose: To provide a means for Muslims at UMMC to come together and fulfill their obligations to Islam. To create an environment on campus that will foster the development and growth of the diverse Muslim community at UMMC. To provide Muslims, to the best of our ability, with proper accommodations to fulfill religious obligations as well as accommodate and support Muslim students on campus. To sponsor programs and events that positively contribute to the development of Islam and Muslims on campus. This may include lectures, panel discussions, halaqas (Islamic discussion groups) as well as social events. To act as a resource to the whole campus community and represent Islam in the best possible manner. To actively engage both Muslims and non-Muslims in a portrayal of the message of Islam as completely and accurately as possible.

  • Officers:
    • President: Affan Rizwan
    • Vice President: Mohamed Hegazy
    • Secretary: Ahmed El-Sadek
    • Outreach Chair: Zahara Chowdhury