Student Organizations

MSU Preprofessional &
Health-Related Registered Student Organizations

Before embarking on a health-related international experience, please review:

AAMC Guidelines for Premedical and Medical Students Providing Patient Care During Clinical Experiences Abroad

ADEA Guidelines for Predental Students Providing Patient Care

Active Minds
AM is a national non-profit organization dedicated to raising mental health awareness among college students at a peer level.

Active Minds at MSU Facebook Group
@Active_MindsMSU
Contact: msuactiveminds123@gmail.com


Alpha Epsilon Delta/Preprofessional Society for Health Careers
AED is a national preprofessional honor society dedicated to the encouragement and recognition of excellence in scholarship. 

The Preprofessional Society for Health Careers of Alpha Epsilon Delta Facebook Group
Contact: preproff@gmail.com


American Medical Student Association  
AMSA is a student-governed, national organization committed to representing the concerns of physicians-in-training.

MSU AMSA Facebook Group
@MSU_AMSA
Contact: msuamsa@msu.edu


American Red Cross Club
ARCC is a student organization that helps with campus blood drives, donations for the Red Cross, and community service for the East Lansing area.

American Red Cross Club Facebook Group
MSU American Red Cross Facebook Page
@MSUredcross
Contact: redcross@msu.edu


Anti-Cancer Society
MSU ACS is a student organization whose mission is to limit the frequency of cancer in the next generation.

MSU Anti-Cancer Facebook Group
MSU Anti-Cancer Facebook Page
@MSU_AntiCancer
Contact: msuanticancer@gmail.com


Arts & Humanities in Medicine
AH in Med is a student organization that incorporates creative art into the medical field, whether that be through artistic volunteer opportunities in the health care field, integrative speakers, group discussion or other related activities.

MSU Arts & Humanities in Medicine Facebook Page
MSU Arts & Humanities in Medicine Facebook Group
@MSUARTMED
Contact: trimasla@msu.edu


Autoimmune Disease Awareness: Supporters for Health
Autoimmune DASH raises awareness and support for autoimmunity in the East Lansing community.

Autoimmune DASH Facebook Page
Contact: autoimmunedash@gmail.com


Be the Match at MSU
Be the Match at MSU is a chapter of the national organization, Be The Match On Campus®, a nonprofit organization focused on delivering cures through marrow and cord blood transplantation.

Be the Match at MSU Facebook Group
@BeTheMatchMSU
Contact: katzeva1@msu.edu


Biomedical Engineering Society
BMES is the national professional society for biomedical engineering and bioengineering. MSU students in any major are eligible to join the MSU chapter of BMES.

Biomedical Engineering Society MSU Chapter Facebook Group
@MSUBMES
Contact: bmes@msu.edu


Camp Kesem
Camp Kesem is a national organization, driven by passionate college student leaders, supporting children through and beyond their parent’s cancer. The MSU chapter supports children within the Michigan community by providing a week-long summer camp experience and year-long peer support.

Camp Kesem at Michigan State University Facebook Page
@campkesemmsu
Contact: msu@campkesem.org


CHAARG
Changing Health, Attitudes, & Actions to Recreate Girls (CHAARG) is a national organization that aims to ignite passion in college-aged women for health and fitness.

Michigan State University CHAARG Facebook Page
@MSU_CHAARG
Contact: msuchaarg@gmail.com


 

College Diabetes Network
CDN MSU is a chapter of the College Diabetes Network, a non-profit organization whose mission is to empower and improve the lives of college students living with Type 1 diabetes.

College Diabetes Network: Michigan State University Facebook Page
@cdn_msu
Contact: msu@collegediabetesnetwork.org


Dance Marathon
DM is a student-run, non-profit organization that raises awareness for children and young adults at The Cassie Hines Shoes Cancer Foundation and the Sparrow Children's Center.

MSU Dance Marathon Facebook Page
@TheMSUDM
Contact: msudm@msu.edu


END7
End7 is an advocacy initiative of The Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), which works to raise the awareness, political will and funds necessary to control and eliminate the seven most common NTDs by 2020. The MSU Chapter raises awareness and funds for the initiative.

END7 MSU Facebook Page
Contact: end7msu@gmail.com


Future Forensic Scientists of MSU
FFS-MSU is a student-run organization for students across MSU's campus interested in the field of Forensic Science.

Future Forensic Scientists of MSU Facebook Group
Contact: ffsmsu@gmail.com


Generate Help 2 Heal Generations
GH2HG is a student-run, humanitarian organization that sends medical supplies to countries in need. 

Generate Help 2 Heal Generations Facebook Page
@gh2hg
Contact: info@gh2hg.org


Global Brigades
MSU Global Brigades is a chapter of Global Brigades, an international non-profit that empowers communities to meet their health and economic goals through university volunteers and local teams. The MSU chapter includes a medical/dental brigade and a public health brigade.

MSU Global Brigades Facebook Page
@MSUBrigades
Contact: gbmichiganstate@gmail.com


Human Biology Club
MSU HBC is a student organization that provides academic & career resources & volunteer opportunities to students interested in health-related careers. You need not be a human biology major to be involved: All majors are welcome. 

MSU Human Biology Club Facebook Group
Contact: hbclub@msu.edu


Jewish Pre-Health Student Association
MSU JPMSA is a student organization designed to bring together Jewish students aspiring to become future doctors.

MSU Jewish Pre-Health Student Association Facebook Group
Contact: msujphsa@gmail.com


Kids Without Cancer
Kids Without Cancer at MSU is a registered non-profit, student organization that does fundraising and volunteer events for pediatric cancer research.

Kids Without Cancer MSU Facebook Page
Contact: kwcmsu@gmail.com


Love Your Melon
LYM is a national, nonprofit organization and apparel brand run by college students on a mission to put a hat on every child battling cancer.? The MSU campus crew raises awareness for childhood cancer, represents the brand through promotions and sales events and engages with LYM programming initiatives.

Michigan State University Love Your Melon Campus Crew Facebook Page
@MSU_LYMCrew
Contact: loveyourmelonmsu@gmail.com


March of Dimes
March of Dimes is a national organization that works to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth, and infant mortality through research, community services, education and advocacy to save babies’ lives.

MSU March of Dimes Facebook Group
@MSUMoDimes
Contact: msu.marchofdimes@gmail.com


MEDLIFE
MEDLIFE is a national organization that improves the lives of the impoverish through fundraising, raising awareness, and participating in service abroad.

MEDLIFE Michigan State University Facebook Page
@MEDLIFEMSU 
Contact: medlife.michiganstate@gmail.com


Minority Association for Pre-Medical Students
MAPS is a national organization founded by Student National Medical Association. The MSU chapter addresses the needs of minority pre-medical students: encouraging academic excellence, engaging in service and promoting cultural competence.

MSU Minority Association of Premedical Students Facebook Page
@MSUMAPS 
Contact: mapsmsu@gmail.com


National Student Speech Language Hearing Association
NSSLHA is a national organization for undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in the study of speech language pathology and/or audiology.

MSU NSSLHA Facebook Group
@MSU_NSSLHA
Contact: nsslha@msu.edu


Pre-Chiropractic Association
MSU PCA is a student organization whose goal is to educate students interested in the chiropractic profession or a wellness awakening.

MSU Pre-Chiropractic Association Facebook Group
Contact: msupca@gmail.com


Pre-Dental Club
MSU PDC is a student organization committed to providing knowledge and information to all students regarding the dental profession as well as the dental school application process. 

MSU PreDental Club Facebook Group
MSU PreDental Club Facebook Page
@MSUPreDental
Contact: predent@msu.edu


Pre-Medical Association
MSU PMA is a student organization aiming to provide undergraduates with the opportunities and information needed to be a successful medical school applicant.

MSU Pre-Medical Association Facebook Group
MSU Pre-Medical Association Facebook Page
@therealMSUPMA
Contact: msupmaorg@gmail.com


Pre-Optometry Club
MSU POC is a student organization gives members an opportunity to become more knowledgeable about their choices of optometry graduate programs and how to be a well-qualified applicant.

MSU Pre-Optometry Facebook Group
@MSUPreOptometry
Contact: msupreoptometry@gmail.com


Pre-Pharmacy Club
MSU PPC is a student organization that educates and guides members in the field of pharmacy and the application process.

MSU Pre-Pharmacy Facebook Group
MSU Pre-Pharmacy Facebook Page
Contact: MSUPrePharmacy@gmail.com


Pre-Physical/Occupational Therapy Association
MSU PPOTA is a student organization at Michigan State University open to any and all undergraduate students who are interested in becoming a Physical or Occupational Therapist.

MSU Pre-Physical/Occupational Therapy Association Facebook Group
Contact: MSUPREPT@gmail.com


Pre-Physician Assistant Club
The Pre-PA Club is a student organization that provides students with learning experiences in the medical field through community service and opportunities to meet and shadow Physician Assistants. 

MSU Pre-Physician Assistant Club Facebook Group
@MSUPrePAClub
Contact: msuprepa@gmail.com


Pre-Physician Association
MSU Pre-Physician Association is a student organization that provides students with an introduction to the skills and knowledge necessary for becoming a successful physician.

MSU Pre-Physician Association Facebook Group
Contact: msuppa@msu.edu


Pre-Student Osteopathic Medical Association
Pre-SOMA is a national organization founded by Student Osteopathic Medical Association. The MSU chapter educates the community about osteopathic medicine and the philosophy of osteopathy.

MSU Pre-SOMA Facebook Group
MSU Pre-SOMA Facebook Page
@MSUPreSOMA
Contact: presoma@msu.edu


Spartan Preprofessional Club
SPPC is a student organization that provides pre-medical, pre-dental and pre-veterinarian students with resources and volunteer opportunities throughout the year.

Spartan Preprofessional Club Facebook Group
Contact: sppc@msu.edu


Spartan Spectrum
Spartan Spectrum is a student organization dedicated to spreading autism awareness in the community.

Spartan Spectrum Facebook Page
@SpartSpectrum

Contact: spartanspectrum.msu@gmail.com


Spartans Fighting Cancer
SFC is the MSU chapter of the American Cancer Society’s Colleges Against Cancer national organization.

MSU Relay - Spartans Fighting Cancer Facebook Page
@MSU_Relay
Contact: sfcmsu@gmail.com


Spartans For Global Development
SGD is a student organization affiliated with the MSU Institute of International Health and is committed to global health and development by raising raising material and monetary support for impoverished villages worldwide.

Spartans for Global Development Facebook Page
Contact: sgd.msu@gmail.com


Spartans For The Cure
Spartans for the Cure™ is a student organization founded in partnership with the Mid-Michigan Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure® and exists to spread breast cancer awareness throughout MSU’s campus and the East Lansing community.

Spartans for the Cure Facebook Group
Spartans for the cure Facebook Page
@S_F_T_C
Contact: spartansforthecure@gmail.com


Stars For The Make-A-Wish Foundation
MSU Stars is a student organization that works to enhance the lives of children diagnosed with life-threatening illnesses through the inspirational, motivational, and financial support of the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

MSU Stars for Make-A-Wish Facebook Page
@STARSMSU
Contact: msustars@msu.edu


Student Health Advisory Council
SHAC works to ensure the student voice is heard and accounted for by Student Health Services and MSU's Administration, and makes recommendations according to student's needs, values and opinions.

MSU Student Health Advisory Council Facebook Page
@MSUSHAC
Contact: shac@msu.edu


StudentsCare
StudentsCare is a nonprofit organization aimed at empowering college students to engage in meaningful volunteer experiences and care for others. The MSU Chapter's featured program is a Hospital Buddy Program, which facilitates a meaningful connection between college students and hospitalized children and their families. 

MSU StudentsCare Facebook Page
@MSUStudentsCare
Contact: msu@students-care.org


Students For Choice
MSU SFC exists to educate the university and community about reproductive health, legislation, and activism.

MSU Students For Choice Facebook Page
@MSUSFC
Contact: Msustudents4choice@gmail.com


Students Taking on Malaria and Poverty
MSU STOMP works to take a stand against the impact of poverty and malaria in African nations through the empowerment of women and children's education and agency. 

S.T.O.M.P. Students Taking On Malaria and Poverty Facebook Group
Contact: ordingga@msu.edu


Undergraduate Bioethics Society
MSU UBS is a student organization committed to increasing awareness of and cultivating student interest in ethical issues in medicine, healthcare, biotechnology, and biomedical research.

Undergraduate Bioethics Society Facebook Group
Contact: ubs@msu.edu


Up 'Til Dawn
Up 'til Dawn is a nationwide student-led philanthropic program in which college students raise funds for and awareness of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

Up 'til Dawn - Michigan State University Facebook Page
@MSU_UTD
Contact: uptildawnparticipant@gmail.com


Volunteers Around the World
VAW is an Non-Governmental Organization that provides communities with access to medical treatment, medication, nutritional security, clean water, and health education. The MSU chapter focuses on helping patients at medical clinics in Guatemala, Dominican Republic, & Panama.

Michigan State Volunteers Around the World Facebook Page
@VAWMSU
Contact: michiganstate@volunteersaroundtheworld.org


Volunteers Around the World - Dental Outreach
VAW is an Non-Governmental Organization that provides communities with access to medical treatment, medication, nutritional security, clean water, and health education. The MSU Dental Outreach chapter focuses on dentistry.

MSU Volunteers Around the World-Dental Outreach Facebook Page
Contact: msudental.VAW@gmail.com 


MSU Pre-Health Council

The MSU Pre-Health Council unites various student organizations specific to the health professions in an effort to share ideas in a collective enviroment, foster relationships and to host an annual, large-scale awareness/fundraising event during the academic year. It is comprised of Executive Board members of registered preprofessional student organizations that have been invited to join.

2016-2017 MSU Pre-Health Council Representatives

Alpha Epsilon Delta
Lane McCandless

Human Biology Club
Jake Quarles

Jewish Pre-Health Student Association
Jodie Gold

Pre-Chiropractic Association
Michaela Peterson

Pre-Dental Club
Vani Bhatia

Pre-Medical Association
Nicholas Miller

Pre-Optometry Club
Mary McGinn

Pre-Pharmacy Club
Ali Doane

Pre-Physical/Occupational Therapy Assocation
Olivia Maurer

Pre-Physician Assistant Club
Lindsey Renkiewicz

Pre-Physician Association
Dilan Varghese

Pre-Student Osteopathic Medical Association
Francesca Tiberio

Spartan Preprofessional Club
Paige Pieczarka


*If you are interested in College of Natural Science and departmental student organizations, please visit the NatSci Organizations web page. For all other MSU student organizations, please visit the Department of Student Life web page.