International Student Association (ISA)

The Center for Global Health works closely with the MUSC International Student Association to coordinate programs and activities throughout the year. ISA welcomes and assists international students as they arrive on campus and plans and promotes opportunities for cultural exchanges among international students and scholars and those from the USA.

Learn more about ISA and other MUSC multicultural student organizations.

2022-2023 ISA Officers

Headshot of a Alain Greige. 

Alain Greige

Medical Scientist Training Program

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Cecile Frereux
Vice President

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Headshot of Carla. 

Carla Martinez
Vice President
Social Chair & Secretary

Regenerative Medicine and Cellular Biology

Headshot of Muath Alsalloum

Muath Alsalloum
Vice President
Service Chair & Treasurer


Headshot of Yiyun.

Yiyun Hu
Vice President
Member at Large

Physical Therapy

Steering Committee Members 

Headshot of Joseph Karam.Photo of Shahad standing in front of a coastline.Headshot of Rose Akiki

Former ISA Officers (L-R):

Joseph Karam 
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Shahad Alghamdi 

Rose Marie Akiki 
              Medical Scientist Training Program       

New Members:

Lama Almutairi, Pharm.D.
Vincent Anokye, MPH
Kubra Calisir, Ph.D.
Heena Dave, MS
Valentin Kliebe, Ph.D.
Hauda Mesmaoui, Ph.D.
Ranan Phookan, M.D., Ph.D.
Kameisha Rashford, Ph.D.
Pritika Shahami, Ph.D.
Tania Thomas, Pharm.D.
Abasi-ouma Udeme, M.D., Ph.D.