The Student Governance Organization (SGO) consists of SBMI students in both the master's and doctoral programs. Any student enrolled in a degree program at SBMI is eligible to become an elected representative of his or her program.
The purpose of the SGO is:
Ankita is a dual Master’s student at SBMI and at the School of Public Health. Before coming to UTHealth, she was a Microbiology major and Bioinformatics Minor at Texas A&M University, and was a caregiver for the elderly. She is interested in using Public Health Informatics tools in Health Promotion interventions in the community. Her goal as an SGO member is to “celebrate the invaluable and diverse experiences of individuals of the SBMI Community, and to encourage the community to convey their vision for our school”. You can reach Ankita at: Ankita.Podichetty@uth.tmc.edu, if you have any questions.
Alexandra is a Ph.D. student at SBMI with a background in Public Health. Her research interests are consumer health informatics and public health informatics. She has previously worked for the Texas Department of State Health Services, and she is an alumni of the SBMI Master’s program. “As a student, I have always enjoyed the excellent social and networking events that SGO offers. It's a great way to develop camaraderie with your fellow classmates. Our goal is to encourage the SBMI community to interact outside of the classroom environment, and celebrate our very diverse backgrounds”. You can reach Alexandra at: Alexandra.Q.ZinggGuzman@uth.tmc.edu, if you have any questions.
You can reach Daine at: Diane.J.Santiago@uth.tmc.edu, if you have any questions.