Executive Board & Interns for 2010-2011

Jenny Chu
President & Internship Program Director
4th year / Neuroscience Major
Other Activities: Interaxon, Hatos Center for Neuropharmacology, UCLA Collaborative Centers for Integrative Medicine
Favorite NCAM Event: Tea Party on the Hill (Spring 2010)
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will instruct his patient in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease. – Thomas Edison

Kathleen Xu
President
4th year / Neuroscience Major
Other Activities: Neurosurgery/Neurotrauma Division – Hovda Lab, Pediatric Neurology Shadow, ORL Learning Center Consultant
Favorite NCAM Event: Arts Therapy Workshop (Spring 2010)
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” – Albert Einstein

Elizabeth Wang
Vice President & Research in Integrative Health & Medicine Awareness Project Director
4th year / Physiological Science Major / English Minor
Other activities: Total Wellness Magazine, UCLA MAPS, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute – Levine Lab
Favorite NCAM event: Integrative Medicine Workshop (Spring 2010)
When you come to a fork in the road, take it.”

Vivian Lam
Secretary & NCAM Nutrition Committee Director
2nd year / Biology Major
Other Activities: APA Health Care
Favorite NCAM Event: Arts Therapy Workshop (Spring 2010)
The greatest fallacy in life is to live life as it is and not as it should be.

Dennis Duong
Finance Director
4th year / Physiological Science Major / Society and Genetics Minor
Other Activities: APHC, SCOPE, VNLC, and research
Favorite NCAM event: Aromatherapy Workshop (Winter 2010)
The greatest mistake in the treatment of diseases is that there are physicians for the body and physicians for the soul, although the two cannot be separated. – Plato

Joesphine Nguyen
Program Coordinator
2nd year / Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics Major
Other Activities: Best Buddies
Favorite NCAM Event: Arts Therapy Workshop (Spring 2010)
Slow down, you move too fast – Simon & Garfunkel

Andy Reyes
Media Director & Webmaster
4th year / Computer Science Major
Other Activities: Center for Excellence in Engineering and Diversity, Society of Latino Engineers and Scientists, Alumni Scholars Club, Japanese Animation Club
Favorite NCAM Event: Traditional Chinese Medicine Workshop (Fall 2009)
‘Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death. – Thomas Paine

Rachel Hoelscher
Publicity Director
4th year / East Asian Studies Major / Business-Economics Major
Other Activities: Sigma Delta Sigma, Project BRITE
Favorite NCAM Event: Massage Therapy Workshop on the Hill (Winter 2010)
Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind. – Dr. Seuss

Sara Wing
Publicity Director
2nd year / Undeclared – Life Sciences
Other Activities: Rieber Hall Social Chair (Student Leader)
Favorite NCAM Event: Massage Therapy Workshop on the Hill (Winter 2010)
The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience. – Eleanor Roosevelt

Tiffany Ho
Stress Management Project Director
Favorite NCAM Event: Massage Therapy Workshop (Winter 2009)
“The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don’t want, drink what you don’t like, and do what you’d rather not.”

Wendy Chen
Intern
1st year / Biology Major
Other Activities: AMSA
What if a demon were to creep after you one night, in your loneliest loneliness, and say, ‘This life which you live must be lived by you once again and innumerable times more; and every pain and joy and thought and sigh must come again to you, all in the same sequence. The eternal hourglass will again and again be turned and you with it, dust of the dust!’ Would you throw yourself down and gnash your teeth and curse that demon? Or would you answer, ‘Never have I heard anything more divine? – Friedrich Nietzsche

Alice Leung
Intern
2nd year / Physiological Science Major
Other Activities: Phi Delta, Epsiolon, Programs for Excellence and Education in Sciences, SWC Nutrition, Wellness, and Health
“Yesterday’s history, and tomorrow’s a mystery, today’s a gift and that’s why we call it the present” Eleanor Roosevelt

Irene Louie 
Intern 
3rd year / Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics Major
Other Activities: APHC, CCDC, Clinical Assistant, Lab Helper
“Many people think they want things, but they don’t really have the strength, the discipline. They are weak. I believe that you get what you want if you want it badly enough”. -Sophia Loren

Qiuxue Tracey Tan 
Intern & NCAM Professional Networking Committee Director
4th year / Psychobiology Major
Other Activities: MIMG research, Work
“If you want to be happy, be.” – Leo Tolstoy

Brandi Woo 
Intern
1st year / Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology Major
Other Activities: Floor Government EVP, Colleges Against Cancer Club
“Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.”

MJ (Manijeh) Mahmoodzadeh
Intern
3rd year / Psychology
Other Activities: Yoga, Karate, Shopping, Eating!

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