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ISABELLE ERBACHER

ISABELLE ERBACHER

Isabelle is a final year medical student at Imperial College London. She is particularly interested in female reproductive health, global health, and mental health, as well as social justice in a broader context. She was first elected to the Board in 2015, and has been particularly active in the Human Resources department, other than chairing the Board in 2016.

ZAVIRA HEINZE

ZAVIRA HEINZE

Zavira is an Aruban student in the final year of Medicine at Utrecht University. She has been involved in UAEM since it was introduced in the Netherlands two years ago, and helped set up a national structure as National Coordinator. Currently, she is part of the national Supervisory Committee of UAEM-NL, active as a trainer in IFMSA, and involved in Global Surgery and Mental Health projects

THILO VON GROOTE

THILO VON GROOTE

Thilo von Groote is a fifth year medical student at the University of Münster (Germany) and is undertaking a doctoral studies program in intensive care medicine. He became involved in the access to medicines movement on a UAEM Conference in early 2015 and has been an advocate ever since. With UAEM Germany, he is currently involved in working groups on antimicrobial resistance, transparency of clinical trial data and in establishing a pharmaceutical OpenScience-network in early phases of drug discovery for NTDs. Besides UAEM he enjoys cycling and rock climbing.

KAMIL MC CLELLAND

KAMIL MC CLELLAND

Kamil is a fourth year medical student at Imperial College London currently doing an intercalated BSc in Global Health. He is particularly interested in NCDs, migrant health and the social determinants of health. He was elected to the Board in 2016 for a two-year term.
MAX SCHMIDT

MAX SCHMIDT

Max is a 4th year medical student at the Charité medical university, Berlin. For his doctor thesis he researches on molecular mechanisms of pathogen-host interaction in the field of virology. Max is member of UAEM Europe since 2012 and spent two years being part of UAEM Germany’s national coordination participating in various working groups.

JERREMY WEERTS

JERREMY WEERTS

Jerremy is a final year medical student at Maastricht University, the Netherlands. His strongest motivators for global health activism are the unequal healthcare and access-to-medicine failures he faced himself during clinical rotations in Indonesia and South-Africa. He believes that lack of access to quality healthcare anywhere, is an unhealthy world everywhere. 

FRIHA AFTAB

FRIHA AFTAB

My name is Friha Aftab and I am a doctor at Oslo University hospital. I have been with UAEM since 2012, in this time I have participated as a local, national and European coordinator. I have facilitated multiple international workshops and coordinated access to medicines week. When I’m not working I like to run and write.

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