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Meet Your 2017-2018 HSA Officers!


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Ramona Lobo, President

“Leaders unite people and teams by building trust, not walls”
My name is Ramona Lobo. I was born in Doha-Qatar and I completed my Bachelors in Dental Surgery (B.D.S.) from Bangalore, India. I am currently in the MHA/MBA graduate program at UHCL. Being a dentist and administrative professional, I am knowledgeable in clinical care and skilled in communication, teamwork, and conflict resolution. Healthcare has always been my passion and as an upcoming healthcare professional, I look forward to developing ways to improving patients’ access to early treatment and bringing about operational discipline in practice performances.

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Neha Singh, Vice President of PR & Communications

“Be the change that you wish to see in the world”
Hello fellow HADM students. I am  Neha Singh .I am currently pursuing  MHA/MBA at University of Houston Clear Lake.I earned my Bachelors in Medicine and Surgery,from B.P koirala Institute of Health Sciences. My Long term goal is to be an effective Health Care Administrator, providing quality,cost effective and accessible health care services to the community.


Grace Itiowe, Vice President of Operations

A good leader earns the confidence of others through integrity, while balancing sensitivity with responsibility.”
Howdy! Grace Itiowe is my name.I am currently pursuing MHA/MBA at University of Houston Clear Lake. I earned my Bachelors in Medicine and Surgery at the University of Jos. A profound interest in the Operations of the healthcare system is what  drives my goal to become an outstanding CEO delivering safe and excellent care in the near future.

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Seher Munivar, Vice President of Finance

“Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.”
My name is Seher Munivar.. I graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a  B.S. in Exercise Science. I am currently receiving an MHA/MBA from the University of Houston Clear Lake. My long term goal is to become a hospital administrator at a pediatric hospital and implement policies that ensure optimal services are provided.

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Michelle Mendez, Director of PR & Communications

“Success doesn’t come from what you do occasionally. It comes from what you do consistently.”
My name is Michelle Mendez. I received my Bachelors in Exercise Sport Science from Texas Tech University in 2012. I’m currently pursuing an MHA and hope to one day be force of action in Washington for healthcare reform. In the meantime, I currently work full-time for MedCenter TMJ as an Administrative Assistant and love watching our patients transform after treatment of a life-altering disorder . I enjoy watching college football (Go Red Raiders! WRECK ‘EM!), going to music festivals, and working with my dog, Max, to become a Therapy Pet.

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Taha Gilani, Director of Operations

Hello! I’m Taha.. I migrated to the US in 2009 from a little country called Kuwait. I graduated in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in Public Health from the University of Houston and am currently pursuing the joint MHA/MBA degree at UH-Clear Lake. I hope to run operations for a major hospital one day and redirect the focus in medicine to patient-centered care. I can’t wait to see what we have in store for the next year!


Neida Juarez, Events Coordinator

“First rule of leadership: everything is your fault.” – A Bug’s Life
My name is Neida Juarez, I am the event planner of HSA. I am currently enrolled at ACC to obtain my Associates of Applied Science in Neurodiagnostics Technology, and  I am also enrolled at UHCL to obtain my Bachelors of Applied Science in Healthcare Services. I will graduate from ACC Fall of 2017 and then graduate from UHCL in Spring of 2018. I plan to continue my education and pursue my Masters in Healthcare Administration at UHCL after graduation. My long-term goal is to become a Director of Neurodiagnostics Services.


Ryan Nixon, SGA Representative

“Live your best life everyday, Love and Laugh often.”
Greetings my fellow healthcare majors! I’m Ryan Nixon. I am currently pursuing my Bachelors in Healthcare Administration and expect to graduate in December 2018. Following graduation, I hope to enter into graduate school with the long-term goal to be President of a hospital. I currently work as a Tissue Recovery Specialist at Lifegift. I find great meaning in my job knowing that I help improve the lives of countless people every day!

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John Miller, SGA Representative

Hey everyone! My name is John, I am currently pursuing a  Bachelors in Healthcare Administration. I hope to enter into academia and teach students all about healthcare administration. Before coming to UHCL, I served in the armed forces where I gained invaluable knowledge and skills in leadership.

REMINDER: FALL 2017 HSA Meeting + Officer Elections TOMORROW (Wed, Sept 20th @ 6pm Room #131 on TMC Campus)

Dear HADM Students and HSA Members,

Fall 2017 HSA meeting and Officer elections
We welcome all students to apply for available officer positions mentioned below:

  • President (must have been an active HSA member for at least 1 year and/or currently in an officer position)
  • Vice President of Operations
  • Vice President of Finance (new position added!)
  • Director of Finance
  • Vice President of PR and Communications
  • Director of PR and Communications
  • Event planner/coordinator

Please send your resume and statement of interest to

Deadline has been extended to Wednesday, September 20th @ 12pm. This is a great opportunity to widen your network, and gain leadership experience.

HSA IS EXCITED TO MEET OUR CURRENT AND NEW MEMBERS on Wednesday, September 20th, Room 131 @ 6pm (TMC campus)!!

HSA SOCIAL @ Candelari’s – TONIGHT!


To all HSA Members and HADM Students,


 HSA Social from 6:00-8:00 p.m @ CANDELARI’S 

 Don’t miss the first HSA social of the year! A FREE event to network with HSA officers, members, and fellow HADM students.
Lets meet up to


Candelari’s Pizzeria
2617 W Holcombe Blvd.
Houston, TX 77030

*Free parking available*

REMINDER for HSA SPRING 2017 EVENT: Young Alumni Meet & Greet and Officer Elections

Dear HADM Students and HSA Members,

Please participate in selecting our new officers!

To gain experience in leadership, we highly encourage you to apply for an officer position by submitting your resume and a short personal statement to no later than Wednesday, Feb 1st at midnight.

NOTE: Prerequisite for Candidacy and Eligibility to Vote: Active HSA Member (Annual Membership dues paid for Aug 2016 – Aug 2017)

Available officer positions include:

  • Director of Marketing and Communications/PR
  • Director of Operations
  • SGA Representative (Clear Lake Campus Liaison)



Our knowledgeable and insightful panel of HSA Alumni (Marie Jeanne Nisnisan, Rahaf Abboushi, Belal Abuharb, and Zachary Menn) will join us to share their post-degree work experiences, tips, and advice on growth and future success in the field of healthcare administration.


Room # 131 @ 6pm
UHCL -TMC Campus
2151 West Holcombe Blvd
Houston TX 77030