Warrior M.D. Ambassadors
Get to know our awesome Warrior M.D. Ambassadors – the friendly folks who open the doors to Wayne State University School of Medicine for future students like you! These ambassadors have the inside scoop on what life's really like as a Wayne State med student. Whether you're curious about classes or curious about city living, they've been there, done that, and are totally up for sharing their experiences with you. So, let's dive in and meet the crew who can give you the lowdown on med school and beyond!
Meet Anjani, our President of the Warrior M.D. Ambassador program. Anjani chose Wayne State University School of Medicine for its diverse student body, rich clinical experiences, and opportunities to serve Detroit's unique community. Exploring Detroit through school events and volunteering at farmer's markets has been her favorite aspect of the Warrior M.D. community. Anjani stays balanced by indulging in baking, rock climbing, and exploring local restaurants.
Chair of Strategy
Meet Neha Chava, Chair of Strategy for the Warrior M.D. Ambassador program. Neha's choice of Wayne State University School of Medicine was driven by its strong commitment to students and the community. She values the collaborative environment and enjoys connecting with a variety of individuals, from alumni to prospective and current students. Neha actively participates in student organizations like Healthy Hearts and the medical genetics student interest group. Her preclinical journey has been enriched by engaging with different perspectives within her class, fostering a strong sense of community.
Social Media Coordinator
Meet Mai Daigle, one of our Social Media Coordinators in the Warrior M.D. Ambassador program. Mai's decision to join Wayne State University School of Medicine was driven by the school's commitment to serving Detroit and its early opportunities for community engagement and leadership roles. She loves the tight-knit feel of the Warrior M.D. community, where making friends and supporting one another come naturally. Adapting to a new style of studying was her challenge at the start, but she found camaraderie among fellow students.
Social Media Coordinator
Meet Neeti Gandra, one of our Social Media Coordinators in the Warrior M.D. Ambassador program. Neeti chose Wayne State University School of Medicine to return home to Detroit and explore the city she grew up near. She's passionate about the early clinical learning opportunities and community engagement at Wayne. Neeti loves the collaborative spirit of the Warrior M.D. community, where teamwork thrives, and students support each other both academically and socially. As an Ambassador, Neeti finds joy in directly connecting with prospective students, sharing her excitement for the school, and providing guidance through the application process and medical school journey.
Introducing Sonja Klumpp, one of our Tour Coordinators within the Warrior M.D. Ambassador program. Sonja's decision to join Wayne State University School of Medicine was influenced by its robust clinical training, collaborative environment, and welcoming student body. Alongside her involvement in student organizations such as Procedures for Future Physicians and her role as a Class of 2026 Service Learning Rep, she cherishes the camaraderie among her peers. Through her role as a Warrior M.D. Ambassador, Sonja enjoys showcasing her Wayne State experience and providing valuable insights to prospective students during tours and interactions.
Meet Katie Clark, one of our Outreach Coordinators in the Warrior M.D. Ambassador program. She chose Wayne State University School of Medicine for its extensive community involvement opportunities and early clinical experiences. Katie is an MD Ambassador and Student Event Manager, connecting current and prospective students. She also leads in various clubs, including being Co-President of the First Aid First Board. Katie loves the tight-knit Warrior M.D. community, built through Wayne State's "team houses." The most rewarding part of being an Ambassador for Katie is engaging with new students, sharing her enthusiasm for Wayne and inspiring future medical professionals.
Student Experience Coordinator
Introducing Daphne Pate, one of our Outreach Coordinators in the Warrior M.D. Ambassador program. Daphne's love for her community and early clinical experiences drew her to Wayne State University School of Medicine. Raised in Wayne County, she values the opportunity to give back and be part of a variety of organizations. As the American Medical Women's Association Coffee Talk Coordinator and more, Daphne is deeply engaged. In the Warrior M.D. community, she cherishes the inclusive atmosphere and the chance to explore Detroit with new, supportive friends. The most rewarding part for Daphne is sharing her experience, supporting fellow students through the application process, and showcasing the positive aspects of Wayne and Detroit.
Interested in becoming a Warrior M.D. Ambassador? Join us in embodying the spirit of our M.D. program by giving tours, leading events and representing the School of Medicine.