University of Connecticut


Chapter Mission: 
“Empowering the community through service, mentorship, and camaraderie.”

Student officers:

Co-presidents: Elena Carrington & Syed Saud

Immediate Past President: Jeremy Figueroa-Ortiz

Secretary: Njeri Dodson

Treasurer: Paul Nwokeji

Community Service/Social Chair: Breanna Irizarry

Social Media Correspondent: Christian Watkins

Health Careers Opportunity Program

The Health Career Opportunity Programs (HCOP) actively recruits minority medical and dental students and supports those who are enrolled throughout the academic year. Learn more about this program via:

Additional Chapter Information

The UConn HSDA group meets each month, and has a strong participation in community outreach services. Below is a list highlighting several of the events our group has participated in.

  • ADA CT Expo
  • HDA Annual Meeting in Chicago (awarded 3rd Place in Orgullo Category)
  • Head Start Oral Screening Program
  • Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration
  • Waterbury Community Fair
  • CT Diabetes Expo
  • Oral Screening Program
  • East Hartford Magnet School Oral Education Program
  • Give Kids a Smile Day UConn Undergraduate Outreach Program
  • CT Mission of Mercy
  • UConn Impressions Program for College Students

Contact Information

Syed Saud (Saud, Elena Carrington ([email protected])

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