Medicine and Dentistry

Candidate Bios: Medicine & Dentistry

Students' Council (1 seat available)

Nikki Chopra

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Hello, I’m Nikki Chopra and I am running for Students’ Union Councillor, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry Rep. I previously completed my Bachelor of Science with a major in Biological Sciences and minor in Psychology at the University of Alberta and am currently in my first year in the MD Program.

I believe that I am a good fit for this position because I have a passion for advocating for student interests instilled by several years of experience. During my past five years at this university, I have served in similar student leader positions both at the university as well as in the community at large. I worked at Res Services, University of Alberta for almost three years as a Resident Assistant and Senior Resident Assistant during which I had the opportunity to serve a large portion of the university’s student body and work alongside several student leaders across campus.

I am also passionate about mental health awareness and have worked towards removing the stigma attached. I was a Jack Talks Speaker and served on the executive team of the UAlberta Chapter.

I look forward to the many opportunities to serve the student body that will be provided by the Students’ Union Councillor (FoMD Rep) position.

General Faculties Council (1 seat available)

Jesse Lafontaine

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My name is Jesse Lafontaine and I am running to be the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry student representative on the General Faculties Council (GFC). I am a first year medical student and also currently serve as the president of the University of Alberta Medical Student Association (MSA). I am looking forward to representing the students of my Faculty at GFC!

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