MOLDING DOCTORS OFFICERS 2019-2020 "Our goal is to nurture service, philanthropy, academic excellence, and leadership in future physicians" -Molding Doctors
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Radha Upadhyaya

FUNDRAISING COMMITTEE CHAIR

Radha is a sophomore majoring in Biochemistry and hoping to minor in Latin American Studies. She plans on going to medical school to pursue Emergency Medicine or Gynecology. Or maybe Psychiatry since she is really passionate about mental health and neurological disorders. She’s not really sure :) She has prior experience scribing in the emergency departments at Medical City Plano and Medical City Dallas which really helped to solidify her career choice to be a physician. She joined the Molding Doctors Fundraising Committee as a freshman and loved the feeling of doing good for the community. She is also a mentor through the Freshman Mentor Program and is a Gujarati language teacher which she does “for the culture”. Additionally, she has volunteered for organizations such as Colorful World Foundation, American Heart Association, Salvation Army, and Sandwiches for Stewpot. In her free time she loves exploring the Dallas-Fort Worth area with her friends and attempting to cook.

Vasrsha Kumar

FUNDRAISING COMMITTEE VICE-CHAIR

Varsha is currently a junior majoring in Psychology and minoring in Spanish. She works as a tutor for chemistry for students of all ages, from elementary to college. Varsha is passionate about her volunteer work at the Hope Clinic of McKinney, where she is a Spanish translator and clinical technician for uninsured residents of McKinney! After medical school, she plans on going into Psychiatry, preferably for children and adolescents. In her freetime, Varsha enjoys doing art, lifting, and eating yummy food!

Sree Yarlagadda 

PRESIDENT

Sree is a senior majoring in Biology & minoring in Psychology. This is Sree’s 4th year as an officer; and as President, he has great aspirations of creating a unified, healthy environment for pre-medical and pre-health students where they can prosper. During his time with Molding Doctors, he has been able to aid in numerous events. Most recently, he has been very active in collaborating with other Pre-Health organizations on campus to foster a more tightly knit community, he particularly enjoyed leading the Pre-Health Organization Carnival. Outside of Molding Doctors, Sree is a Team Leader for Organic Chemistry with the Student Success Center and has tremendous love for O Chem. He was an ER Scribe for the Baylor Emergency Medical Center and volunteered at Medical City of Plano where he got the opportunity to shadow a Cardiac Nurse Technician. He spent most of his Saturdays (pre-COVID) volunteering and helping manage a free clinic. Sree also enjoyed mentoring for RISD kids and interacting with the residents at Atria Retirement Center. He plans on pursuing Cardiology and one day hopes to become the Director of a Residency Program. 
Sree is passionate about writing various mental health & current/global issues as well as interested in learning about Physician burnout and PTSD research. His non-academic interests include minimalism, reading, writing, playing league, calisthenics, and going to the gym.

Meha Srivastav

VP of Service

Meha is a senior majoring in Psychology with a minor in Creative Writing. This is her second year as VP of Service, a position she loves as she is dedicated to finding meaningful volunteer opportunities for members to learn and grow. She is passionate about issues like public health disparities and immigration/refugees, particularly after interning at a migrant shelter in Oaxaca, Mexico last year. During her time at UT Dallas, she has been a Freshman Mentor, a TA for Biochemistry I and Social Psychology, a research assistant for the Neurobiology of Memory lab, and a Delegada at the Center of US-Latin American Initiatives. She has volunteered as a Spanish translator at a local clinic and currently volunteers with Catholic Charities to help vulnerable immigrant families affected financially by COVID-19. Her hobbies include reading fiction and non-fiction books, drinking boba tea, watching acclaimed films, baking and cuddling with her dog Tofu. 

Luis Olvera

VP of Internal Affairs

Luis is currently a senior majoring in Health Care Studies. He has been a part of Molding Doctors since his freshman year and is excited for this opportunity to keep working with an amazing organization. He is passionate about volunteering and working with organizations that provide care and valuable information to underserved communities. He is interested in pursuing Family Medicine during Medical School, but does plan on taking a gap year in the hopes to earn a Masters Degree in Medical Science. Outside of school and work, he enjoys keeping himself busy by trying new activities and hobbies, but of course still likes to stay in and rewatch the Office, Harry Potter, and the Fast and the Furious movies when he can.

Dhiraj Ramanthan

TREASURER

Dhiraj Ramanathan is currently a junior majoring in Biology. He hopes to attend medical school and pursue a career as a family practitioner but is still open to pursuing a career in other various specialties. He has experience volunteering and shadowing at University Health System and the Audie L. Murphy VA medical center in San Antonio. Aside from Molding Doctors, Dhiraj likes to be involved in other UTD organizations including HOSA and Comet Tutors. Dhiraj also has many other passions outside of Molding Doctors such as playing trombone for the UTD Jazz Band and is currently training for a marathon.

Nikhil Gogineni

VP of External Affairs

Nikhil is currently a senior majoring in biology and minoring in neurobiology. Since joining MD his freshman year, he has enjoyed the opportunity to meet and interact with several members in serving the local and global communities. Following graduation, Nikhil hopes to provide public health education and promote healthy lifestyles through a career in medicine. In addition to serving on the MD officer team, he is an undergraduate research assistant in Dr. Dussor’s Pain Neurobiology Research Lab and is a co-director of Aaja Nachle, UTDs annual Bollywood fusion dance competition. Outside of school, you can catch him spending time with his family, playing basketball, or dancing! Nikhil is super excited to meet all of you and can’t wait to make this the best year yet!

Kimiya Razdar

WEBMASTER

Kimiya is a sophomore majoring in Neuroscience and is passionate to become a neurosurgeon. 
Currently she is working as a pharmacy technician at the CVS in The Colony. Kimiya is passionate about volunteering at organizations that help children and immigrants, such as ColorfulWorldFoundation and UNICEF. Recently, she has started painting and journaling. In her free time, Kimiya enjoys playing guitar, working out, cooking, and spending time with her family.

Anmol  Singh

HISTORIAN

Anmol is currently a senior majoring in Biology. She discovered her passion for medicine as a nursing major at a different institution. Ever since, Anmol has sought out opportunities to further chase her ambitions of becoming either a pediatrician or an OBGYN. She is passionate about being a surgical unit volunteer at Methodist Richardson, virtual medical scribe, AVID tutor for Plano ISD, a soccer coach for PYSA, and hopefully a zumba instructor in the near future. She spends her leisure time learning tik tok dances and saving them to her drafts in fear of going viral, chasing sunsets on long drives, exploring coffee shops & restaurants, and simply surrounding herself with family and close friends! Anmol is super ecstatic to be on the officer panel for Molding Doctors and can’t wait for an exciting year!

Kevin Pazhoor

SERVICE COORDINATOR

Kevin is a senior majoring in Biology. He is a PLTL Leader for Organic Chemistry, and a Group Leader for TEMRAP! Kevin is passionate about volunteering at organizations that help children with special needs, like Incredible Fridays and ACEing Autism! He seeks opportunities and experiences to help shape his path to medical school. Kevin hopes to apply those experiences and the knowledge he has gained to further pursue a career and specialize in pediatrics. In his free time, he likes to play soccer, watch Community, and hang out with friends.

Fatima Itani

SECRETARY

Fatima is currently a senior majoring in Healthcare Studies. She has been a part of Molding Doctors since her freshman year and enjoyed all the opportunities and friendships that she’s made. She plans on going to medical school to pursue Dermatology. She’s passionate about aesthetics and making others feel comfortable in their own skin. She wants her patients to feel like themselves, but better. In addition to being an MD officer, she volunteers as an anesthesia technician in the surgery department at Baylor Scott & White and works as a clinical research assistant for a clinical research company that deals with chronic and other skin conditions. She’s a mentor for the Freshman Mentor Program and for Molding Doctors, and the Secretary for Arab Student Association. In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with her friends, family, her cat Lola, being a foodie, playing soccer, and hiking.