Skip to content. | Skip to navigation

You are here: Home Pre-Health Advising Pre-Health Mentoring Initiative PHMI Board Members
Pre-Med Listserv

Hunter logo Pre-Med Listserv: Click the Hunter logo and signup for the Pre-Med ListServ.
Please be advised that the listserv is for Hunter students only, and you must register with a Hunter email address.

Joining the listserv will give you up-to-date information regarding the health professions, special events, and the Pre-Health Office.


PHMI Board Members

Meet the Board

Nina Ledis: Pre-Health Advisor, PHMI Faculty Supervisor

Nina Ledis

Nina Ledis is a pre-health advisor at Hunter College and provides the full range of pre-professional services to pre-health students from academic planning, to portfolio development, to application, essay, and committee letter review, to mock interviews, to pre-professional workshops. She is also responsible for the PHMI Initiative as a faculty supervisor. She works closely with the PHMI Advisory Board to ensure that mentor applicants are timely interviewed and trained and that mentees are timely matched with mentors. She also ensures that the PHMI program meets the standards of the Hunter College Pre-Health Professions Advising Office. Nina is a 1983 summa cum laude graduate of Dickinson College with Political Science honors and a 1986 graduate of Duke Law School. After practicing law for 15 years, she followed her interest in education, writing, and student advocacy through her freelance academic advising and essay writing services beginning in 2011 and has been privileged to serve the Pre-Health students at Hunter College since 2016.

Alba Trepca: PHMI Program Director

Alba Trepca

Alba Trepca is a Hunter senior majoring in Human Biology on the pre-PA track. She joined PHMI as a mentee during her freshman year and has been serving as a mentor since her sophomore year. As a first-generation college student, she understands the value and importance of strong mentorship in pursuing a career in healthcare. She served the PHMI Board as the Social Media Director in her junior year, managing the “Humans of PHMI'' candidates and initiating the “Day in The Life of a Pre-Health Student” series. Entering her senior year, Alba now has the privilege of serving as the PHMI Program Director. As our new Program Director, Alba aims to increase awareness of the program and expand the PHMI community. In doing so, she hopes that more students will have the same strong guidance and mentorship that she had while navigating through their Pre-Health journey at Hunter College.

Mahum Fatima: PHMI Mentor/Mentee Relations Coordinator

Mahum Fatima

Mahum Fatima is a Hunter senior on the pre-medical track, majoring in Biology, and in the Thomas Hunter Honors Program. She transferred to Hunter in Fall of 2020 and joined PHMI as a mentee and has been serving as a mentor since Spring 2021. Mahum has utilized her own unique experience as a transfer student to help incoming freshmen and transfer students in getting adjusted to Hunter, becoming familiar with the Pre-Health Office, and their own Pre-Health journey. Mahum believes that through strong mentorship and networking, she can provide adequate insight and support to guide students towards the path of success and expose them to the breadth of opportunities available to them. As the PHMI Mentor/Mentee Relations Coordinator, Mahum is looking forward to working with the team in facilitating a meaningful connection between Pre-Health students and PHMI!

Nisha Manahil: PHMI Ambassador Coordinator

Nisha Manahil

Nisha Manahil is a Hunter junior on the pre-medical track, majoring in Biochemistry. Her interests lie in addressing and eliminating health disparities in the US and in developing countries around the world. As a first generation college student, she joined PHMI as a mentee during her freshmen year, and has been serving as a mentor since her sophomore year. Now in her junior year, she has the privilege of serving as the PHMI Ambassador Coordinator. Through this position, she hopes to expand the PHMI community and strengthen the ambassador role, along with fostering deeper relationships between ambassadors, mentors, and mentees.

Sandy Selim: PHMI Social Media Director

Sandy Selim

Sandy Selim is a Hunter senior on the Pre-Dental track, majoring in Biology with a concentration in Behavioral Neurobiology and a minor in Chemistry. She has served as a mentor since Fall of 2021 with efforts to help guide incoming freshman through their transition to college. As the current Social Media Director on the PHMI Board, she handles @phmihunter on Instagram and PHMI at Hunter College on Facebook, and interviews candidates to be featured for Humans of PHMI. She hopes to make the program more diverse with mentors, mentees, and ambassadors across all the different Pre-Health tracks!

Darvin Huang: PHMI Administrative Coordinator

Darvin Huang

Darvin Huang is a Hunter senior part of the Macaulay Honors Program majoring in Biochemistry and minoring in Economics, on the Pre-Medical track. He is a first-generation college student and has had many great mentors that have helped him in his journey through college and the pre-med track. Because of this, he joined PHMI as a mentor in his junior year to give back to the community and to help other students navigate the Pre-Health track. As the Administrative Coordinator, he will make sure that the administrative side of PHMI is running smoothly. Through his role in PHMI as a mentor and now as part of the board, he hopes to continue to provide as many mentorship opportunities as possible and looks forward to expanding the PHMI community!

Document Actions
Pre-Health Advising website feedback:
Pre-Professional Suite, Hunter East 710
(212) 772-5244 | email us
695 Park Ave
NY, NY 10065