2021-2022 OFFICERS

The role of the Officers is to support our Board of Directors in delivering the various activities of our In2MedSchool.
Meet our Officers:

Mentorship Officer - North England

Rohan Chikhal

rc1544@york.ac.uk

"I'm incredibly excited to be a part of the National Mentorship Coordination team this year since it will allow me to help students from all kinds of backgrounds across the UK! In2MedSchool is a platform that helps students overcome barriers to higher education while also providing crucial support to those who most need it. I am a firm believer of equal opportunities for all, and I will utilise this platform to share my experience, advice and support with students interested in pursuing a career in Medicine."

Mentorship Officer - South England

Umme Alam

umme.alam@students.plymouth.ac.uk

"Having overcome the challenges of the medical school application process, I wanted to try my best to make it a little easier for those who are in a similar position to me when I was in year 13 and I believe that being part of the In2MedSchool team is the best way to do this!"

Mentorship Officer - Northern Ireland

Heynes Brown

mentorshipSWNIin2medschool@gmail.com

"I am very excited to be a part of In2MedSchool! Applying for medical school can be a seemingly endless challenge, with personal statements, aptitude tests and interviews. Having been through the entire process, I know it isn’t as daunting as it first might seem! I would love to give back to those who would benefit from the support and guidance that In2MedSchool offers, in order to help others to fulfill their potential and to become the great doctors that they aspire to be!"

Mentorship Officer - England / Medics.Academy

Lara Allen

lara.allen@community.medics.academy

"I began working with In2MedSchool in August 2021 and can't wait to help them progress further"

Sponsorship
Officer

Tracey Nguyen

traceynguyen.busi@gmail.com

"I'm so excited to be working towards making medicine more accessible. I believe becoming a doctor should be for those who are willing to work for it and feel their purpose lies in a career in medicine. Widening participation is an endeavour close to my heart."

Sponsorship
Officer

Ioana Raducanu

I.Raducanu1@uni.bsms.ac.uk

"I've enjoyed mentoring with In2MedSchool. It's really amazing how motivated my Mentee is. Seeing her passion for medicine helps rekindle my own interest in the degree that I've chosen. It's an incredibly satisfying experience. I feel privileged and grateful to be able to work alongside her in whatever way I can. I wholeheartedly recommend mentoring with In2MedSchool."

Social Media Officer

Megan Ng

waisanmegan@gmail.com

"Applying to medicine isn’t easy - I remember struggling to navigate the process myself back in sixth form. I hope to help more students tackle the application process so that everyone with an interest in the field, regardless of their background, has the opportunity to realise their ambitions."

Events Officer

Bryony Rogers

B.C.V.Rogers@student.liverpool.ac.uk

"I'm really excited to be involved with In2MedSchool this year and to help facilitate some great events!"

Events Officer

Thea Chandler

thea.chandler1@nhs.net

"I wanted to get involved with this exciting initiative to help the next generation of aspiring medics. I believe a diverse workforce makes for the best patient care and hope to enable access to a career in medicine for all who want to pursue it."

UCAT
Officer

Louise Penhaligan

lap020@student.bham.ac.uk

"The UCAT is a unique and tough entry exam and I’m excited to help students find their feet with the UCAT and learn to enjoy it as much as I do! It’s my pleasure to share my passion for learning and problem-solving to help students reach their full potential and make them more competitive in their application to medical school"

Personal Statement & Writing Skills Officer

Saamish Zaidi

saamishz@gmail.com

"I hope to make your application to medicine as informed as possible. I will do my best to help our mentees with their personal statements and in general hope to improve their writing capabilities. The work that In2MedSchool does is commendable, and I love knowing I can be part of such an initiative."

MMI Interview
Officer

Cate Goldwater Breheny

catherine.breheny20@imperial.ac.uk

"I am incredibly excited to be part of the In2MedSchool team and to work to ensure that all talented students get the support they deserve to become doctors. Medical school is for everyone who can succeed there, not just the chosen few – we’re here to put that into practice.”

Events Media Coordination Officer

Tamzin Ogiliev

T.ogiliev@lancaster.ac.uk

"I’m passionate about making medicine accessible to all and giving students the toolkit to make their application the best it can be."

Fundraising Officer & Treasurer

Mandy Wong

khairu96@gmail.com

"I hope to help all students with various background in the journey of becoming medical professions by being part of the In2MedSchool team."

Liaising Officer between Events and Social Media

Anna Jiang

m1902676@sgul.ac.uk

"I was first introduced to In2MedSchool by a friend, then I later applied to be a Mentor. I enjoyed working with my Mentee and wanted to be more involved within the organisation. Therefore I am excited to work with the Events and Social media teams this year as the Events and Social Media Liaising Officer! I look forward to what we will be doing this year and the success of all our amazing aspiring medical students!"

Ambassador Assistant Director

Maya Dyson

maya.dyson@nhs.net

"Equal opportunities and improving accessibility in medicine is something that is extremely important to me. I’ve really enjoyed my role as an In2MedSchool mentor, and I’m looking forward to expanding on this to help more prospective medical students achieve their aspirations."

Ambassador Education Officer

Megan Harrison

meharrison@doctors.org.uk

"I really believe in the social cause behind widening participation and feel passionate about providing equity for schoolchildren into higher education, particularly medicine which can seem so inaccessible if you're an outsider. I'm excited to be on board and help with the education side of things."

Ambassador Mentorship Officer

Aroosh Hussain

arooshtausif@outlook.com

"I’m Iimensely proud to be a part of the Ambassadors team, there are many hoops to jump through just to get into medical school and it's a privilege to help students for at least one part of that journey. Overcoming these obstacles is vital to make sure everyone has fair access to at the very least trying to get into med school. I hope to use my past experience and current knowledge to help support and encourage students with aspirations of applying to medical school and eventually becoming a doctor."

Ambassador Research Officer

Jack Plume

jack.plume@kcl.ac.uk

"As soon as I had gotten through the medical school application process, I knew I wanted to play a role in making the process more accessible to all. Mentoring with In2MedSchool has been absolutely fantastic, and I am incredibly excited to play a role in the Ambassador division for the upcoming year."

Ambassador Secretary

Lizzy Wasson

lizzyjwasson@gmail.com

"I remember how stressful the process of applying for medicine was and was shocked at the lack of diversity when I arrived. I want to help students from more disadvantaged backgrounds to really pack their applications and show the universities all the amazing things they have to offer."

Academic/Ambassadors Media Officer

Teo Bei Fang

bei_fang.teo@kcl.ac.uk

"I believe that one must always show kindness whenever we can, and I have always lived by this. This is one of the reasons why I joined In2MedSchool to help those in need."

Have any queries or want to find out more about the Team? Contact us at admin@in2medschool.com