Advisor: Nicholas Theodore
Victor Hernandez, MHA, is a native Mexican born in Guadalajara, Jalisco. After facing the health risks and disparities that first generation immigrants suffered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Victor worked towards a career that could impact his community and give a voice to the voiceless. He earned his Bachelor’s in Healthcare Administration from Carroll University in Milwaukee.
In order to gain more exposure in the field, Victor joined the Center for Advancing Population Science (CAPS) at the Medical College of Wisconsin. There, he worked with global leaders in the healthcare transformation to foster the creation of innovative ideas regarding how to evaluate and improve the quality of patient care across diverse populations and geographic regions. Victor went on to pursue his Master’s in Healthcare Administration at the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, where he served as the Founder and President of the National Association of Latino Healthcare Executives (NALHE) - Student Caucus and served on the founding executive board of the NALHE Wisconsin Chapter.
Victor is thrilled to join Johns Hopkins Medicine, the epitome of healthcare innovation, patient care excellence, and medical education. He seeks to widen his understanding of the healthcare landscape through mentorship and community driven projects that can expand his knowledge of healthcare operations and quality improvement. In addition to his passion for healthcare, Victor loves to watch & play soccer, play spikeball, watch Oscar worthy films, and spend quality time with the people he loves.
Advisor: Angela Green
IsaLynn Montgomery is originally from Metro Detroit and eventually migrated to the University of Pittsburgh where she completed a BS in Psychology and Sociology with a minor in Africana Studies. She then went on to work as a Medical Receptionist in Ann Arbor, Michigan, where she realized her passion for healthcare. In 2020, IsaLynn moved to New Orleans, LA to attend the country’s first school of Public Health, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. There she held the role of President of the Healthcare Management Student Leadership Association, Research Assistant for COVID Treatment studies, Team Captain for the NAHSE case competition, and Graduate Assistant in the office of Sorority and Fraternity Programs. IsaLynn completed a year-long administrative residency at LCMC Health in New Orleans during the second year of her MHA program. She is passionate about Health Equity and Population Health in the Hospital and system-wide. In her free time, you can find IsaLynn traveling with friends and trying new restaurants.
Advisor: Caroline Shafa
Bianca Natt, MPH grew up near Los Angeles, where she received her BA in Political Science from UCLA. As an undergraduate, she decided to pursue a career in healthcare after witnessing the gaps in the provision of mental health services and the difficulty patients face in navigating our healthcare system. Prior to joining Hopkins, Bianca worked at UCLA Health for four years. She was involved in a number of key projects, including developing training curriculum for new hires, numerous process improvement initiatives, and the redeployment of critical staff during the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Along with working full time, she enrolled in the Executive MPH program at UCLA. Her summer capstone project involved identifying race-adjusted algorithms within electronic health records at UCLA Health and making recommendations to the Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion team. Along with her MPH, Bianca has also completed a Healthcare Leadership and Management Certification at UCLA Extension, and has received her Lean Six Sigma Green Belt. Bianca is a member of the Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health. Bianca is thrilled to be a part of Johns Hopkins Medicine—an organization she has consistently admired due to its patient centered mission and commitment to excellence. She holds a particular interest in advancing health equity, promoting mental health, and advocating for marginalized communities. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her dog, Poppy, reading, and listening to podcasts.
Advisor: Ryan Brown
Yasmine Osman is a proud native of Ocean Springs, Mississippi, and attended the University of Mississippi where she received her BA in Biochemistry. After witnessing healthcare inequities in the two places she grew up, Mississippi and Egypt, Yasmine wanted to take an active approach to invoke change in healthcare delivery, with a greater target of changing community health at large. Following her time at the University of Mississippi, Yasmine moved to Washington, D.C. to pursue an MHA at the George Washington University. During her studies, Yasmine served on the MHA Student Association Board as Recruitment Chair, completed a summer administrative internship at UT Southwestern Medical Center, and worked part-time as a project manager in a large multi-specialty physician practice. Yasmine enjoyed her break between graduation and the beginning of her fellowship by spending time home in Egypt, swimming in the Red and Mediterranean Sea and biking in the desert. She is thrilled to have the opportunity to be an Administrative Fellow at Johns Hopkins Medicine and to support the mission of the organization.
Advisor: Melissa Helicke
Supriya Gudi was born and raised in Miami, FL and moved to Jupiter, FL for her undergraduate studies. She completed a BS in Cellular Neuroscience with a minor in Spanish Literature and Language at the Wilkes Honors College of FAU. She quickly realized her passion for serving others through her experience working with a non-profit called Mind&Melody, which provides interactive music sessions for individuals with neurological impairments. She went on to explore the field of healthcare by working as Chief Medical Scribe in both the emergency department and outpatient settings. This position exposed her to all the setbacks of our healthcare system, and sparked her interest in health administration. Supriya then moved to Washington, DC to pursue an MHA at The George Washington University, during which she completed administrative internships at a retirement community in Palo Alto, CA, and La Clínica del Pueblo, a local FQHC. In her spare time, Supriya enjoys pursuing her passion for music, practicing yoga, lifting weights, and exploring the city.
Advisor: Jen Parks
Anthony Moscato grew up in central New Jersey and is very proud of it. After being in the hospital for health issues as a child he knew he wanted to become an active voice and make positive changes in the world of healthcare. He attended The College of New Jersey where he received his BS in public health with a minor in both management and communications. He then moved to Washington, D.C. to pursue an MHA at George Washington University. During this time, he worked remotely for NYU Langone in their Revenue Cycle Operations division and gained a greater appreciation for the behind the scenes work that takes place in healthcare. Outside of healthcare, Anthony enjoys watching movies, exploring both new and familiar cities, and listening to podcasts and 80's music. He is very grateful to be a member of the Johns Hopkins team.
Advisor: Katina Williams
Ermonela “Nela" Muhameti was originally born in Kuçove, Albania, and moved to Cleveland, Ohio, with her family at the age of six. After facing numerous struggles as a first-generation immigrant within the American healthcare system, she was inspired to curate a career in healthcare management so that she could make a positive difference. Nela earned her bachelor’s in business administration at Cleveland State University in Management in addition to gaining healthcare experience by interning at the Cleveland Clinic, which motivated her to continue her graduate studies. In 2021, she moved to Columbus, Ohio, to pursue her master’s in health administration at The Ohio State University, along with being offered a position as a Graduate Administrative Associate within the OSU Wexner Medical Center. Nela is passionate about addressing population health and systemic issues that exacerbate health disparities and health inequities. In her free time, Nela loves to travel with her friends and family, try new restaurants, and volunteer within the Albanian community. She is so grateful and super excited for the opportunity to learn from world-class leaders and be a part of the Johns Hopkins team!
Advisor: Dr. Stephen Sisson
Muhammad Qadir grew up in Memphis TN, where he attended the University of Memphis and received his bachelor’s in health services administration. He then went to work as a Referral Specialist where he witnessed the barriers that many patients face in the healthcare system. This pushed Muhammad to pursue a master’s degree at the University of Michigan in health services administration. During his time at Michigan, he held a variety of roles such as the President/Founder of Muslim Students in Public Health, a Committee Member for the Michigan Healthcare Executive Student Association (MHESA), and a Finance Committee Member of the Health Policy Student Association. Muhammad is extremely passionate about community engagement and population health within the healthcare system. He successfully aligned his passion with his summer internship at the Dearborn Department of Public Health (DPH) where he led a team that conducted research on the cause of flooding within the city and constructed a short and long-term urban development plan for the city to mitigate flooding and water runoff. In his free time, Muhammad loves to travel with friends, play basketball, watch documentaries, and work out.
Advisor: Nicki McCann
Neharika Singh, MPH, is from Herndon, Virginia and earned her Bachelor's degree in Global Public Health with a minor in Spanish at the University of Virginia. Passionate about improving patient-centered care, Neharika has worked closely with the Coalition to Transform Advanced Care and the Advocacy & Services for LGBTQ Elders organizations, to increase awareness of and access to LGBTQ+ aging cultural competency trainings. As an undergraduate, Neharika conducted biomedical engineering research applied to chronic illness treatment at the Griffin Lab. In 2021, Neharika began the accelerated Master of Public Health program at the UVA School of Medicine, with a focus in health policy and ethics. In her final year, she completed an Administrative Internship with the Systems Strategy team at UVA Health, where she was involved in building a health system volume projection tool and supporting the design of UVA Health’s first mobile care unit. Neharika is delighted to experience and navigate transformative healthcare as a Johns Hopkins Fellow. In her free time, Neharika enjoys teaching yoga, exploring cozy coffee shops, and spending quality time with family and friends!
Advisor: Dr. Sherita Golden
Sydney Stepney was born and raised in what she calls “the best city in the US”… Atlanta, Georgia. She has worked on public health efforts, as early as high school where she first witnessed the severity of health disparities and their impact to her community. Through various research efforts and volunteer opportunities, she discovered that the zip code in which she grew up was one of the top five ‘care deserts” in Georgia. With this discovery, her passion for healthcare ignited and she earned her BS in Health Sciences and Public Health from Queens University of Charlotte in Charlotte, North Carolina. As a MHA student at The Ohio State University, Sydney held various leadership positions through their student organization, as co-Chair of DEI (Y1) and Chair of Professional Development (Y2). She was a part of the 2022 NAHSE Case Competition team where they placed 1st in New Orleans, LA and worked as a Graduate Assistant in Student Life. She completed her summer residency at Novant Health in Charlotte, NC and is passionate about health equity, population health, and international health relations. She is excited to be a part of the JHM family!
Our Cohorts: Present and Past
Johns Hopkins Hospital Dome Tour
Noah Mwandha, Lillian Chen, Jennifer Ho, Kechi Okocha, and Kenneth Barnes
KaShondra Smith, Samuel Boadu, and Mira King.
Daniel McFarland, Rachel Gerhardt, and Jay Spafford.
Kenneth Brown-Wilson, Aneena Patel, and Eric Hamscher.
2021 – 2023 Cohort
Kenneth Barnes, Jennifer Ho, and Noah Mwandha
Yasmine Osman, IsaLynn Montgomery, Victor Hernandez, and Bianca Natt
2023 - 2025 Cohort
Sydney Stepney, Anthony Moscato, Muhammad Qadir, Neharika Singh, Ermonela Muhameti, and Supriya Gudi