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MEET OUR

TEAM.

Students vs. Pandemics at UCLA is an interdisciplinary group of UCLA undergraduate and graduate students aiming to make a positive impact on health and overall wellness during times of crisis. Our three primary goals are to improve transparency and communication, build community at UCLA, and identify needs and innovate solutions.

MEET OUR FOUNDERS.

Chinmayi Aryasomayajula

MD Candidate, DGSOM at UCLA

Chantal Barksdale

MD Candidate, DGSOM at UCLA

Jay Xu

PhD Candidate, FSPH at UCLA

 

RESOURCES.

For up-to-date information on resources for students and opportunities to serve our community in the greater Los Angeles area: 

 

PROJECTS.

Take a look at some of our projects below!

Interested in joining a project or proposing a new initiative? Join our team or contact us via email

Connect for COVID-19

We’re working with Connect for COVID-19 to get donated laptops, tablets, and smartphones into hospitals so that COVID-19 patients can reach their loved ones during the no-visitor period.

Consider donating a device or making a financial donation

Project Hygiene

We’re working with Venice Family Clinic to gather hygiene supplies for the more than 4,000 unhoused persons who receive care at the clinic.

Consider making a financial donation

SvP Summer Camp

With many summer camps and programs cancelled in the setting of COVID-19, we are putting together a team of volunteers to create a virtual summer camp.

Please join our SvP Summer Camp team if interested. 

Be The Match Virtual Bone Marrow Registry Drive

Be The Match receives more than 90% of its registry submissions through on-campus college drives. We are now taking the drive online. 

Details coming soon. 

COVID-19 Kid's Story

Be The Match receives more than 90% of its registry submissions through on-campus college drives. We are now taking the drive online. 

Details coming soon. 

 

IN THE NEWS.

  • NBC LA - Alysha's Corona Kindness: Connect for COVID-19

 

PARTNERS.

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CONTACT

Students vs. Pandemics at UCLA

Contact Students vs. Pandemics

Want to build a chapter of Students vs. Pandemics at your university? Have a question about our work? Excited to help? Sign up here. For more specific volunteer opportunities see our "Volunteer" page.