What is HPSLC?

The Health Professional Student Leadership Council (HPSLC) is an interprofessional group of healthcare students who strive to promote and advance the understanding of collaboration between all healthcare professions on the Washington University Medical Center campus and beyond. HPSLC holds various academic, social, and philanthropic events throughout the year to introduce students to one another, cultivate interprofessional relationships, and facilitate collaborative service efforts with the common goal of providing the most effective patient care.

HPSLC Executive Board (AY23-24):

President: Andrew Bellas (Medicine)
Vice President: Summer Roesch (Pharmacy)
Secretary: Zoe Katz (Genetic Counseling)
Treasurer: Neetij Krishnan (Medicine)


Michaela Russ, Audiology
David Jimenez Gomez, Nursing

HPSLC Faculty Liaisons:

  • Dr. Tricia Berry, PharmD, Assistant Dean, Student Academic Affairs; Professor, Pharmacy Practice. University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy. 
  • Rachael Bradshaw, MS, CGC, Program in Genetic Counseling, Washington University School of Medicine
  • Dr. Dennis Chang, MD, MD Program, Washington University School of Medicine
  • Kristen Hill, MSN, RN, OCN, Nursing, Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College
  • Dr. Jill Johnson, PT, DPT, Program in Physical Therapy, Washington University School of Medicine
  • Dr. Amanda Ortmann, PhD, Program in Audiology & Communication Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine
  • Dr. Susan Tucker, OTD OTR/L ATP, Program in Occupational Therapy, Washington University School of Medicine
HPSLC Students volunteer with the St. Louis Community Health Worker Coalition