Awards and Recognition

2021 Alpha Omega Alpha Induction

Congratulations to the 2021 HWCOM Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society inductees.

This year, 18 students were inducted into the prestigious national honor society – 4 juniors and 14 seniors. Dr. Nelson Garcia Jr., M.D. was honored with the AOA Volunteer Clinical Faculty Award.

AOA recognizes scholarship and other values including honesty, ethics, dedication to serving others, and leadership. Nearly seventy-five percent of deans of U.S. medical schools are members of AOA. The Florida Epsilon Chapter was founded at HWCOM in 2012.

Below is the list of inductees:

Juniors/Class of 2022

  • Antoun Bouz – President
  • Jacob Neir – Vice President
  • Roberto Gonzalez – Secretary
  • Alexander Mihas – Community Engagement

Seniors/Class of 2021

• Sidney Barrau
• Anton De Witte
• Ian Ergui
• Stephanie Hernandez
• Samantha Kay-Green
• Kyle Kinslow
• Jake Levine
• Mark Maguire
• Trisha Nguyen
• Kaushik Ravipati
• Jessica Sharma
• Aaron Shepherd
• Nicole Wilson
• Vivian Wong