Meet the Team

Our Directors

The three directors of UHA Toledo are members who have been intricately involved in previous events hosted by not only the Toledo Chapter but other Universal Health Aid programs. The directors are involved at every stage and are present to offer a myriad of advice and connections to the current UHA Toledo Team.

Avinash Singh

Associate Director of Toledo Chapter

Nirmiti Shah

Advisor of Toledo Chapter

Aditi Vijendra

Director of Toledo Chapter

Avi Singh is an incoming sophomore at the University of Pennsylvania majoring in Neuroscience while on the pre-med track. Some of the hobbies he enjoys include photography, reading, biking, tennis, and playing the piano. He also loves to shoot street and nature photography and hang out with his friends in his free time. He has a strong passion for helping others, pushing him towards both public health work and his future career path of becoming a physician; as a result, he is very excited to serve as a director of UHA Toledo!

Nirmiti Shah is an incoming Sophomore and pre-med student at Youngstown State University. Along with serving as UHA Toledo advisor, she is also involved with Stem Leadership Society, American Medical Student Association, and NAMI at YSU. She is very passionate about serving the Toledo community, and is excited to work with our team to focus on expanding public health initiatives and partner with other organizations!

Aditi is an incoming sophomore at the University of Michigan- Ann Arbor. She loves spending time with family and friends, being active, cooking, and performing community service. She is especially passionate about exploring the intersection of medicine and policy. She hopes to pursue medicine and work within the realm of public health and immunology in her future career as a physician.

Our Committee Chairs

The Committee Chairs of UHA Toledo are members who have been distinguished in their efforts during their participation in the organization. They are the face of the Toledo Chapter to the community as they are responsible for raising the funds neccessary for the events, recruiting doctors and volunteers, and maintaining an intimate and personal relationship with the Greater Toledo Area.

Amaan Omer

Finance/Logistics Co-Chair

Amaan Omer is an incoming freshman at the University of Pennsylvania, where he plans on studying Health & Societies for a pre-med track. This year, he is serving as the Finance Committee Chair for UHAT. In the future, he hopes to start a nonprofit clinic dedicated to aiding underserved communities globally since financial difficulties prevent proper treatments. Some quick things about him: (1) He enjoys watching cataract surgeries & eye operations (2) Makes YouTube videos & edits film projects (3) Binges new hero shows on Netflix the second they release (4) Plays competitive tennis matches with his friends when time permits. “I’m honored to be a member of this wonderful group, and I hope to continue working with them for a long time to come.”

Tameem Zaidat

Finance/Logistics Co-Chair

Tameem Zaidat is a Junior at Maumee Valley Country Day School and is passionate about public health and hopes to pursue a career In the medical field. He loves exploring different avenues of his interests and enjoys helping out his community. Tameem is looking forward to do just that as a Finance Co-Chair for UHAT.

Jonathon Truong

Marketing Co-Chair

Jonathon is an incoming sophomore majoring in biochemistry at the University of Toledo. He has the goal of studying medicine after he graduates. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with friends and family, running, and watching movies. He has a strong passion for giving back to his community. After volunteering with UHAT in previous years, he is excited to be working as the 2021 marketing committee chair!



Amy Dong

Marketing Co-Chair

Amy is a pre-med student studying biochemistry at the Ohio State University. She is currently in a lab that researches the effects of hypoxia on skin diseases at OSU’s College of Medicine. A fun fact about her is that she has a food account @dongfoodie on Instagram.


Harshil Patel

Community Outreach  Co-Chair

Harshil is a Junior at Maumee Valley Country Day School where he is involved in various clubs including the Global Leadership Program and Student Government. He enjoys playing and watching many sports, playing the piano, hanging out with friends, reading, and writing for a blog he and a few of his friends created. He has a strong passion for giving back to his community and helping others. Harshil is very excited to serve as a committee chair of Community Outreach for UHAT and make stronger connections to his community!

Benny Golding

Community Outreach  Co-Chair

Benjamin Golding is an incoming sophomore at The Ohio State University studying Microbiology in the Honors Program. Benny enjoys physically challenging himself and finding new ways to keep active. He is interested in Sociology and studying the social determinants of health and their relationships to American history. He plans to find a job that brings health equity to his city.


Dawei Lui

Doctor Recruitment and Logistics Chair

Dawei recently graduated from Sylvania Southview High School and plans on attending Georgia Tech majoring in Chemical/Biomolecular Engineering. In his free time, he likes to exercise, hang out with friends, and spend time with family. He hopes to become a physician-scientist with a specialization in hematology/oncology and computer science. He is excited to participate in UHA for the first time this year and assist with Doctor Recruitment and Logistics.

Shereen Yassine

Doctor Recruitment and Logistics Chair

Shereen Yassine graduated from Maumee Valley Country Day School in 2021 and will be attending the University of Toledo in the Jesup Scott Honors College and BACC2MD program to major in bioengineering. She loves swimming, playing basketball, playing tennis, art, coding, reading, and traveling. In the future, Shereen hopes to pursue a career in medicine and conduct medical research. Shereen is very excited to serve as a committee chair of Doctor Recruitment and Logistics for UHA Toledo to put on another safe and successful health fair! 

Our Previous Directors

Gautham Madhira

Served as 2013 Co-Director

Sachin Hejeebu

Served as 2015 and 2016 Co-Director

Toral Soram

Served as 2018 Co-Director.

Mihir Joshi

Served as 2020 Associate Director.

Haitham Maya

Served as 2013 Co-Director.

Kashvi Patel

Served as 2016 and 2017 Co-Director.

Rahul Bais

Served as 2019 Executive Director.

Rohit Mukherjee

Served as 2020 Co-Director.

Arjun Reddy

Served as 2014 Director.

Nikita Naveen

Served as 2016 and 2017 Co-Director.

Ishani Gupta

Served as 2018 & 2019 Co-Director.

Jeremy Anderson

Served as 2015 Co-Director.

Vamsi Chodisetty

Served as 2017 Co-Director.

Akhil Kattragadda

Served as 2019 Assistant Director.