Doctor of Plant Medicine Student Organization

The University of Florida-IFAS, Doctor of Plant Medicine Student Organization (DPMSO) was established in 2000 to:

  • Promote professional and social interaction among DPM students
  • Develop leadership and service skills within the DPM graduate students
  • Develop funding opportunities for student projects and educational trips

2021 Officers

President – Brianna Whitman
Vice President – Nick Goltz 🌿
Secretary – Heather Kalaman 📝
Treasurer – Julia Rycyna 💰
Historian – Hannah Talton 📸
GSC Representative – Andy Jean-Louis 🐊

Faculty Advisor – Dr. Amanda Hodges 🌿

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2020 Officers

President – Eleanor Phillips
Vice President – Brianna Whitman
Secretary – Heather Kalaman
Treasurer – Nick Goltz
Historian – Matt Borden
GSC Representative – Hannah Talton

2019 Officers

DPMSO Constitution


Monthly Meetings

The DPMSO hosts monthly meetings to discuss upcoming events and programming, such as fundraisers and opportunities for both networking and professional development. We rely heavily on active member participation and a strong team of officers for success. Snacks and beverages are provided at these meetings to encourage member retention and create a friendly and productive environment. There are many opportunities for involvement each semester. Those interested in joining, should contact an officer and keep an eye out for announcements from the DPMSO for future activities.


DPMSO Activities

The arduous schedule of courses and internships our students face help foster rewarding experiences. Funds raised by DPMSO have been used to help support students wishing to attend professional meetings and conferences, purchase reading materials for our program library, engage the community with promotional materials about the program, and attend educational field trips. Our members take pride in being involved not only with DPMSO but also with recreational sports, community service, and the diverse activities that Gainesville and Florida have to offer as a whole.


DPMSO Online Store

Check out our new online store! We are selling custom designed t-shirts and beautiful shiny orange water bottles that will quench your thirst! Click the following link:

https://squareup.com/store/DPMStudentOrg


For additional DPM news and information, read the DPM Director’s Blog or like the DPM Program on Facebook.