University Health Center Student Advisory Board

2020-21 University Health Center Student Advisory Board
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Our Mission

The University Health Center Student Advisory Board will represent the University of Nebraska-Lincoln student body with regard to the health and wellness of the University community.

The Board will advise the assessing, planning, and implementing of programs for the University Health Center and make recommendations to the University Health Center staff and administration on topics related to student health and wellness.

The Board is responsible for maintaining a relationship with the administration and supporting the mission of the University Health Center and its affiliated programs and services while promoting healthy living for all students, faculty, and staff.

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Our Vision

The University Health Center Student Advisory Board is committed to promoting all nine dimensions of well-being for all students, faculty, and staff at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

The Board strives to create an open dialogue about health and wellness on campus and the importance of balanced physical and mental well-being.

The Board supports efforts to educate the University community about health issues through social media campaigns, on-campus events, and personal interactions with the community at-large.

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Our Scope

The scope of the University Health Center Student Advisory Board will be to engage students in important discussions about health and well-being.

The Board will utilize social media, personal interactions, on-campus events, and other marketing tools to foster a campus-wide conversation about mental and physical health and their importance for success in academic and professional endeavors.

When necessary, the Board will serve as a review committee for new University Health Center programs or services as requested by University Health Center Administrators.

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When We Meet

The Board meets Tuesdays from 6 to 7 p.m. via Zoom.

Although only students elected to the board may vote on issues, board meetings and committee participation are open to any interested students.

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Submit Your Comments and Suggestions

We appreciate receiving comments and suggestions from UNL students, faculty and staff members and community members about all aspects of the University Health Center.

If you would like a University Health Center Student Advisory Board member to reply to your message, please include your name and contact information.

Submit comments and suggestions by emailing unl.uhc.sab@gmail.com.

Current Board Members

Saisha Adhikari
Saisha Adhikari

Major: Biology and Psychology
Year in School: Senior
Fun Fact: I have gone bungee jumping in Nepal.
Reason for Joining the SAB: I joined UHCSAB to advocate for and serve as the voice of the student body regarding health and wellbeing. As a freshman, I was unfamiliar with the services provided by the health center along with the 9 dimensions of wellbeing, so joining this board allowed me to learn the system which I was then able to use to educate my peers.

Diana Lado Andrea
Diana Lado Andrea

Major: Human Development and Family Science
Year in School: Senior
Fun Fact: I come from a big family! I have 7 siblings so there is 8 of us in total! I’m placed right in the middle.
Reason for Joining the SAB: I joined UNL’s Health Center Student Advisory Board because of my goal of one day working in the health field. It’s good experience to better understand how our own health centers serves the student population.

Eugene Baraka
Eugene Baraka

Major: Integrated Science
Year in School: Senior
Fun Fact: I greatly enjoy phone photography, particularly taking sunset pictures.
Reason for Joining the SAB: I joined SAB because I wanted to contribute to the health and well-being of the campus community. Also, being on this team means having a likeminded community with the same goal to build a healthy and enjoyable campus.

Jill Belgen
Jill Belgen

Major: Biochemistry
Year in School: Junior
Fun Fact: I’m half Turkish!
Reason for Joining the SAB: I wanted to be a part of a team that had similar ambitions and beliefs as me. Being apart of the UHCSAB has taught me so much and I can’t wait to continue to learn more!

Julia Curtis
Julia Curtis

Major: Nutrition and Dietetics
Year in School: Junior
Fun Fact: I am vegan!
Reason for Joining the SAB: I joined the SAB because I wanted to help the change that students want to see on campus. I also am highly interested in working in the health care field in a few short years, so I believe that helping advise the Health Center would benefit me in multiple ways in terms of my future career!

Abbie Deng
Abbie Deng

Major:Political Science
Year in School: Sophomore
Fun Fact: My zodiac sign is Virgo.
Reason for Joining the SAB: My interest in healthcare.

Morgan Gurwell
Morgan Gurwell

Major: Human Development and Family Sciences
Year in School: Junior
Fun Fact: I attended my first Husker game when I was six months old!
Reason for Joining the SAB: I joined SAB so that I could work with other students who are passionate about health and well-being to spread valuable information about UHC to the rest of campus.

Kateri Hartman
Kateri Hartman

Major: Advertising and Public Relations
Year in School: Senior
Fun Fact: I've never had a broken bone, sprain, or stitches.
Reason for Joining the SAB: I joined SAB because I saw the impact that mental and physical health issues had on my peers and wanted to take action.

Emma Porter
Emma Porter

Major: Nutrition Science and Music
Year in School: Senior
Fun Fact: I conquered my fear of heights by climbing a lot of the OAC!
Reason for Joining the SAB: To help get information about the Health Center to the students on campus.

Keegan Schuchart
Keegan Schuchart

Major: Biochemistry
Year in School: Senior

Shaurya Sharma
Shaurya Sharma

Major: Finance
Year in School: Junior

Ian Rich
Ian Rich

Major: Biochemistry
Year in School: Sophomore
Fun Fact: I have been to every Six Flags Amusement park in the country.
Reason for Joining the SAB: I wanted to help create an environment of outstanding health care for my fellow Huskers so we can all live happy and healthy lives.

Mia Soulliere
Mia Soulliere

Major: Biochemistry
Year in School: Sophomore

Ayme Sumpter
Ayme Sumpter

Major: Nursing
Year in School: Junior

Andromede
Andromede "Andy" Uwase

Major: Integrated Science
Year in School: Junior
Fun Fact: I love dogs so much, but i am scared of them.
Reason for Joining the SAB: I joined the University Health Center Student Advisory Board to help UNL students improve their health through planning and implementing different programs and events that will introduce students tovarious ways and available resources they can use to work on their wellness and improve their health. In addition, I joined the SAB to improve my leadership skills by working with other team members on different tasks and activities, boosting my confidence, being a role model to other students, developing the spirit of being a servant leader while working on my well being too.

For more information, contact us at unl.uhc.sab@gmail.com.