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Health Education And Development Services for Underprivileged Populations

Campus: Columbus
Status: Active - New/Re-Established II
Purpose Statement: The Health Education Activities and Development Services for the Underprivileged Population (HEADS-UP) works with local non profits and public middle schools to develop a sustainable healthcare literacy curriculum for the students attending those schools/programs who are interested in medicine. The purpose of this program is to improve healthcare literacy by means of education, mentorship and resource support for children who are in an educationally, socially and economically disadvantaged position. HEADS-UP will aim to fill the gaps in health education that are not specifically addressed in the schools current academic curriculum. By doing so - we believe that we can establish a pipeline extending from medical school all the way into 1st grade. The mainstay of HEADS UP is our work with ETSS, a nonprofit focused on providing services to immigrant and refugee families of Columbus, OH. It is our goal to teach students of the ETSS Youth Summer Program how to build healthy habits that can be applied to their daily life by addressing subjects such as diet and nutrition, exercise, common diseases, and human anatomy. We also hope to provide these students with mentorship (with medical student volunteers) by fostering meaningful and long-lasting relationships through discussion and teaching.
Primary Leader: Rosevine Azap
Secondary Leader: Thomas Mengesha
Treasurer Leader: Tony Satroplus
Advisor: Darrell Gray
Organization Email:
Website: Not Listed
Primary Type: Community Service/Service Learning
Secondary Types: Academic/College
Primary Make Up: Graduate
Constitution: 2019_11_06_02_05_04_6288.docx 
Meeting Time and Place:

Columbus, OH 43210
Office Location:
, OH 
Membership Type: Application/Selection Process
Membership Contact: Contact Rosevine Azap at Please also send an email to
Time of Year for New Membership: Beginning in October Ending in December
How does a Prospective Member Apply: There is a google form that interested applicants can fill out. Depending on the number of applicants, interviews may be conducted for higher up positions.
Charge Dues: No