The Student Health Advisory Committee (SHAC) is made up of members selected through an application and interview process, as well as Graduate Student Assembly, Student Government, and Senate of College Councils appointees. The diverse membership includes international and graduate students and students from a variety of backgrounds, interests and majors.
SHAC relays student health concerns to UHS administrators for quality improvement of care, participates actively in UHS-sponsored events and strives to better our campus' health by organizing campus-wide events. SHAC provides the essential link between the student body and University Health Services.
The SHAC membership meets once a week to plan events, present relevant health topics, hear from university guest speakers, and handle other administrative tasks.
As a member of the Student Health Advisory Committee, you will have the opportunity to:
SHAC has been involved in a wide range of activities, including:
2013-2014 SHAC Officers
Maria Alvarenga, President
Suchith Vuppala, Vice President
Matthew Kim, Secretary
Alex Ryden, Treasurer
Kristine Lam, Historian
Hope Griffin, Communications Director
Meredith Labrasca, Officer Liaison
Lina Mahmood, Officer Liaison
Paulina Wynkoop, Officer Liaison
To serve as a liaison between the student body and the University Health Services (UHS) administration by representing student health concerns and by promoting health on campus. SHAC should act as a student organization for individuals interested in promoting health related issues and gaining leadership development skills in order to represent all groups of the student body and voice student concerns to UHS staff and administrators.