MEDICUS EXECUTIVE BOARD
2021-2022

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NOAH PEYTON
 

SENIOR

Human Physiology Major

Chemistry Minor

Entrepreneurial Management Certificate

Someone who has made a great impact on Noah's life:

"My dad has always been the person to push me to be the best I can be. He is an extremely hard worker and expects the same from my siblings and myself."

Favorite Quote: 

"Everything worthwhile is uphill."

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MADELYN MAYESKI
 

JUNIOR

Human Physiology Major

Public Health Minor 

Someone who has made a great impact on Madelyn's life:

"My grandma."

Favorite Quote:

"The difference between winning and losing is most often not quitting." - Walt Disney

CHASE MCINVILLE

JUNIOR

Biology Major

Chemistry Minor

Someone who has made a great impact on Chase's life:

"My Uncle, Dr. Thomas Touney,"

Favorite Quote:

"A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself." -Joseph Campbell

HOSPITAL RELATIONS
DIRECTOR
chase-mcinville@uiowa.edu

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BRYLEE YIRKOVSKY

SENIOR

 

Psychology Major

Nonprofit Leadership & Philanthropy Certificate

Someone who has made a great impact on Brylee's life:

"My best friend from Kindergarten, she was diagnosed with a rare brain cancer when we were 5 years old. She has continued to fight a courageous battle against a terminal illness, and remains one of the kindest and bravest people I know! She has inspired my passion for the medical field and continues to bright a light into the world"

Favorite Quote: 

"The smallest acts of kindness can make the biggest impact."

PHILANTHROPY DIRECTOR

brylee-yirkovsky@uiowa.edu

COLE BELCHER

SOPHOMORE

 Biology Major

Psychology Minor 

Someone who has made a great impact on Cole's life:

"My dad."

Favorite Quote:

"Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement" -Helen Keller

FINANCE
DIRECTOR

cole-belcher@uiowa.edu

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BENJAMIN PAPPAS

 

SENIOR

 

Biomedical Sciences Major

Chemistry Minor

Someone who has made a great impact on Ben's life: 

"Aravin the former president of Medicus."

Favorite Quote:

"You will never regret reaching your goal. You will only regret giving up and not trying harder."

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RILEY DEAN

SENIOR

 

Neuroscience Major

Someone who has made a great impact on Riley's life: 

"My dad, he’s my best friend and since the day I was born has inspired a curiosity that continues to propel me forward in life and in stem :)."

 

Favorite Quote:

"Everyone has the right to be stupid on occasion."

MENTORSHIP

DIRECTOR

riley-dean@uiowa.edu

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EMILY KALMANEK

JUNIOR

 

Human Physiology Major

Clinical and Translational Science Certificate

Someone who has made a great impact on Emily's life: "My parents :)."

Favorite Quote:

"The greatest medicine of all is teaching people how not to need it." - Hippocrates

ACADEMIC
DIRECTOR
emily-kalmanek@uiowa.edu

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ABIGAIL ARROYO

JUNIOR

 

Neuroscience Major

Chinese Minor 

Someone who has made a great impact on Abigail's life:

"My mother." 

Favorite Quote:

"Every one of your dreams is patiently sitting right outside of your comfort zone."

-Michael D'Aulerio

VOLUNTEER
DIRECTOR
abigail-arroyo@uiowa.edu

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SAVANNAH IKENS

JUNIOR

 

Human Physiology Major

History Minor

Someone who has made a great impact on Savannah's Life:

"My parent's have made the greatest impact on my life because they have shaped me into who I am today. They have shown me how much you can accomplish when you work hard, have determination, and prioritize what is important to you." 

Favorite Quote:

"There may be people that have more talent than you, but there's no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do."

-Derek Jeter 

PUBLIC RELATIONS
DIRECTOR
savannah-ikens@uiowa.edu