Meet Our Leadership Team

Our LMSA southeast leadership team works deligently year around to empower our medical students, our local communities, and advocate for Latino health.

Roxana Lazo Gonzalez

Co-Director, About

Mercer University School of Medicine, Class 2023

Emily Rabinovich

Co-Director, About

 University of Virginia School of Medicine, Class of 2023 

Courtney Dowell-Esquivel

Co-Director Elect, About

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Class of 2023 

Yajaira Garcia Rodriguez

Co-Director Elect, About

University of Virginia School of Medicine, Class of 2023

 

 

Maria G Vazquez

Chief Information Officer, About

Mercer University School of Medicine, Class of 2022

 

Charles Ahweyevu

Chief Financial Officer, About

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

 

Jeisson Garcia

Co-Chief Developmental Officer, About

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

 

 

Santos Acosta Martinez

Co-Chief Development Officer, About

University of Virginia School of Medicine, Class of 2024

 

 

Karla Alvarez

Co-Conference Chair, About

Ross University School of Medicine, Class of 2022

 

 

Christopher Vazquez

Co-Conference Chair, About

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Class of 2024

 

 

Gabriela Cintron

Co-Mentorship & Scholarship, About

Florida State University, Class of 2022

 

 

Olga Chamberlain

Policy Chair, About

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Class of 2023

 

 

Jonathan Aleman Rios

Webmaster, About

Ross University School of Medicine, Class of 2022

 

 

Caitlin Dowell-Esquivel

Fundraising Chair, About

University of Miami, Class of 2020

 

 

Danielle Myara

Service Chair, About

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Class of 2025

 

Description of duties can be found here

Leadership Goals

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Advocate For Latino Rights

Staying informed and participating in campaigns at the local, state and national level aimed at reducing minority health disparities as well as protecting our Latino students’ rights and making sure their voices are heard. 
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Provide Medical Student Support & Opportunities

Unite latino medical students and provide them with the resources, financial support, and leadership opportunities that will help ensure a successful career. 
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Educate Our Latino Community

Promote public health awareness and education through health fairs, service events, and early intervention programs to prevent and decrease disease within the Latino community. 
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Promote Community Service & Volunteerism

Collaborating with other local organizations and student groups to provide our underserved Latino community with the resources necessary to lead a happy and healthier life.
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Minimize Healthcare Disparities

Investing time and resources in initiatives that increase accessibility and quality of healthcare among Latinos such as local free clinics, cultural competency workshops, and medical Spanish classes.

Health Equality & Improved Latino health is Our Vision

-LMSA Southeast