Meet the Team

Founder and Director of Medi-Gators

Alyson Moriarty

Alyson Moriarty is a 4th year undergraduate student majoring in behavioral and cognitive neuroscience and minoring in communication sciences and disorders on the pre-med track. Alyson is a first-generation college student from South Florida and she earned her AA degree along with her high school diploma in 2017. She has plans to continue her education through undergraduate schooling and to medical school toward a career in emergency medicine. Alyson has leadership roles in several organizations, including serving as a 2019 Preview Staffer and as the President of a gun violence prevention organization. In her free time, Alyson enjoys getting outside to play various sports including flag football, kickball, softball, and dodgeball. She values adventurous experiences and travelling with family and friends, and of course, trying new food in the places she travels to. Contact Alyson at


Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Founder and Faculty Director for MedI-Gators

Pouya A Ameli, MD, MS

Dr. Ameli joined the University of Florida in 2020. He completed his undergraduate degree at UF before pursuing graduate school and medical school at the University of Central Florida. He then completed residency in Neurology at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN, followed by Neurocritical Care fellowship at Emory University in Atlanta, GA. Dr. Ameli serves in multiple leadership roles in Neurocritical Care Society. He is also a member of the American Academy of Neurology, American Heart/Stroke Association, and the Society for Critical Care Medicine.During his career, Dr. Ameli has been involved in a wide variety of research including: the role of specific cell cycle kinases in the development of breast and prostate cancer, the genetics of stroke outcome, and vital sign instability as a predictor of clinical deterioration.

Pouya Ameli, MD


Deneb Delos Trinos

Deneb Delos Trinos is a 3rd year undergraduate student majoring in Applied Physiology and Kinesiology and minoring in Disabilities in Society on the Pre-PA track. Deneb is from Lake City, Florida and earned her AA degree along with her high school diploma in 2018. She plans to continue her education through undergraduate education and Physician Assistant school towards a career in Sports Medicine. Deneb has leadership roles in various organizations including: Ambassador to the Deans of Students Office, Vice President of the Big Sister Little Sister Mentoring Program, Social Media Intern and Executive Assistant for the National BSLS Leadership Team and a member of the National Society of Leadership and Success. Deneb enjoys volunteering around the community, playing basketball, and spending time with family and friends. Contact Deneb at

deneb Delos Trinos

Technology chair

Navya Bandharam

Navya Bandharam is a 2nd year undergraduate at the University of Florida pursuing a dual degree in Biochemistry and Economics on the pre-med track. She hopes to one day work in emergency medicine and has a particular interest in trauma. Navya is originally from Tampa, FL and graduated in 2019 with her International Baccalaureate diploma. She currently builds and manages websites for several different organizations and also participates in immunology research. Navya has several hobbies which have accumulated over the years. She enjoys sports and martial arts such as Tennis and Taekwondo, but also plays several instruments. She also enjoys travel and immersing herself in exciting new cultural experiences. You can contact Navya at

Navya Bandharam


Kyle Zamajtuk

Kyle Zamajtuk is 3rd year undergraduate student majoring in Pre-Health Biology with a minor in Innovation. Kyle is originally from New Jersey and moved to Florida his senior year, where he received his high school diploma in 2018. He plans to continue his education after undergrad with a master’s and medical school. He plans to have a career in neurology. Kyle serves as the Vice President of the Innovation Academy Ambassadors, Research Assistant for the UF Health Neuro-Critical Care Division, and member of the medical Fraternity Phi Delta Epsilon. In his free time, Kyle enjoys spending time outdoors with his friends and his golden retriever, Koda. On rainy days, Kyle enjoys long tv or movie binges and painting. He values friends, education, free time, and most importantly family. Contact Kyle at,