Health Professions Advising Office (HPAO)
University of Mississippi

Pre-Student Osteopathic Medical Association- SOMA

Pre-Student Osteopathic Medical Association

Pre-SOMA is an organization dedicated to students who are interested in pursuing and learning about the field of osteopathic medicine. The purpose of Pre-SOMA at the University of Mississippi is to promote the Osteopathic Medical Profession both on-campus and in the Oxford community and to help undergraduate students discover the benefits of a career in Osteopathic Medicine through meetings, educational speakers, community service, and career and educational connections.

Pre-SOMA is open to:

Pre-Medical Students

Any other health professions or non-health professions oriented whom may be interested in Osteopathic medicine.

Students may Gain:

  • Shadowing Experience
  • Volunteer Hours
  • Exposure to both Osteopathic and Allopathic Medical Fields

2019-2020 Officers:

President- Darius Amos

Vice President- Ravneet Singh

Secretary- Asma Obad

Treasure- Zahra Jiwani

Event/Social Chair- Himani Patel


Advisor: Kelli Hutchens

How to Join:

Please email Pre-SOMA at for more information and directions to our FORUM page.

Follow our social media:

Instagram: @uompresoma