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    Leadership - WGSA

    Chair

    Richard Amini, MD (April 2022 - April 2024)
    Associate Dean, Student Affairs 
    Professor, Emergency Medicine
    University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson

    Chair-Elect

    Tanisha N. Price-Johnson, PhD (April 2023 - April 2024)
    Associate Dean of Student Affairs
    Keck School of Medicine
    University of Southern California

    Immediate Past Chair

    Teresa A. Vigil, MD (April 2022 - April 2024)
    Professor, Department of Pediatrics 
    Assistant Dean of Students, Office of Medical Student Affairs
    University of New Mexico School of Medicine

    Committee on Admissions (COA) Representative

    Tejal Parikh, MD (April 2023 – November 2026)
    Associate Dean, Admissions
    Associate Professor, Family and Community Medicine
    Director, Life Cycle Block    
    University of Arizona College of Medicine-Tucson

    Committee on Student Affairs (COSA) Representative

    Stephanie K. Zia, MD, MACM, FAAP, FACP, FHM (November 2022 – November 2025)
    Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Pediatrics & Medical Education
    Keck School of Medicine of USC
    University of Southern California
    LAC+USC Medical Center

    Committee on Student Diversity Affairs (COSDA) Representative

    David Garcia, MEd (November 2021- November 2024)
    Assistant Dean for Diversity, Health Justice, and Belonging
    Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine
    Washington State University

    Committee on Student Financial Assistance (COSFA) Representative

    Jessica R Le Duc, MS (November 2022 – November 2025)
    Director of Financial Aid
    The University of Arizona
    College of Medicine-Tucson

    Members-at-Large

    Tejal Parikh, MD (April 2022 - April 2024)
    Associate Dean, Admissions
    Associate Professor, Family and Community Medicine
    University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson

    GSA-PDI Liaison

    Sunny Nakae, PhD  
    Associate Professor, Medical Education
    Senior Associate Dean of Equity, Inclusion, Diversity, and Community Partnerships
    California University of Science and Medicine