Member Spotlight: Josh Lemis

Meet Joshua Lemis, an accomplished Biochemistry undergraduate student at the University of Houston. As a disabled military veteran, Joshua served in the US Army from 2005-2011 as a Combat Medic, with one combat tour in Iraq from 2008-2009. Additionally, he has been a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant since 2007 and is an ACS Stop the Bleed instructor.

At the BMI Lab at UH, Joshua is an undergraduate research assistant who offers clinical perspectives and feedback on many projects. He conducts training workshops on applied clinical and physiological concepts, providing valuable insights to the lab’s work. Joshua is also significantly involved in outreach efforts to allied health professions education programs, such as the Occupational Therapy Assistant program at HCC, where he recently spoke as a guest lecturer.

Aside from his academic and professional pursuits, Joshua is married with a 6-month-old son and has 3 dogs and 1 cat. In his free time, he enjoys computer gaming and spending time with his family.

As a testament to his dedication and hard work, Joshua has been accepted to the Fertitta Family College of Medicine at UH to begin medical school this fall. His exceptional academic and professional achievements are a source of inspiration to many, and he is sure to continue making meaningful contributions in the field of healthcare.