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Ramya Ramaswami is a medical oncologist at the National Cancer Institute working with patients with HIV and cancer. She was a 2016-2017 NEJM editorial fellow. She was a medical oncologist within the National Health Services of the United Kingdom. Ramya received her medical degree, postgraduate medical and oncology training from Imperial College London, and a masters in public health from Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health. Her clinical and research interests include cancer prevention, viral driven cancers, as well as disparities and access issues in global oncology.
Vaidotas Galaunė is in his third year of residency of clinical pharmacology at Lithuanian University of Health Sciences Kaunas clinics. He also works in the Department of Pharmacy of Lithuanian Ministry of Health and as an assistant lecturer in the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences. He is a member of Lithuanian Junior Doctors Association.
Samiea Jeimy is currently a final year fellow in Clinical Immunology and Allergy at Western University. She completed medical school and Internal Medicine residency at the University of Toronto. This was preceded by undergraduate (in Biopsych, now known as Neuroscience) and PhD (Medical Sciences) degrees at McMaster University.
Felix J. Gonzalez, MD, is a clinical researcher and expert in continuing medical education. He received his medical degree from the Catholic University of the Dry Tropic (UCATSE), San Lucas School of Medicine. Dr Gonzalez currently works in the Department of Internal Medicine of a third-level teaching hospital located in Nicaragua (HESJDE): In this setting, Medical Training has critical differences compared with other Health Systems. His clinical and research interest include: heart failure, acute coronary syndromes, stroke, diabetes and hypertension.
Dr. Yassar Alamri is a basic-trainee medical 'registrar' (also known as resident) of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, training at Christchurch Public Hospital in New Zealand. He has completed an intercalated MBChB/PhD at the University of Otago, graduating with distinctions in Medicine and General Practice. His clinical interest is in the interface of neurology and internal medicine, including neurological manifestations of systemic diseases. His current research focus has a medical education slant in that he is interested in finding out how and why medical students and junior doctors become involved in research early in their careers. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter.
Joseph Abuodha completed undergraduate medical school training at Moi University, Kenya, after which he interned in Jaramogi Oginga Teaching and Referral Hospital, where he was retained as a medical officer. Subsequently he worked with the CDC/KEMRI malaria division as part of the team of the candidate malaria vaccine RTS,S, and on completion of enrollment, worked with Indiana University/Moi University partnership (AMPATH – Academic Model Providing Access To Healthcare) in the Hematology/Oncology division. He subsequently started residency at Agakhan University Hospital Nairobi, and is currently in his third year of training. He is also the current chief resident.
Thorunn was born in Reykjavik, Iceland and raised in Reykjavik, Geneva Switzerland and Paris France. She graduated with a medical degree from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Iceland. She is currently a 3rd year resident in internal medicine at Landspitali University Hospital of Iceland. She plans to apply for a second residency in internal medicine in the USA and pursue a fellowship in hematology, where here passion lies. During her residency years in Iceland she has been the Icelandic representative in the group Young Internists of the European Federation of Internal Medicine (EFIM).
Simona works in the Department of Pharmacy of Lithuanian Ministry of Health and as in State Medicines Control Agency. She is head of Board of Lithuanian Junior Doctors Association.
I am a Communication Specialist with BA in Journalism from University of Malawi the Polytechnic. I have worked as Managing Editor for the Malawi Medical Journal for the last 10 years and with this experience my passion for science communication and research publication has grown over time. I possess extensive knowledge of online and social media outreach, creating campaigns and have a proven track record of conducting media interviews in the medical journal, producing audio-visual aids and graphic designing.
Marie Thoresen was born and grew up in Norway. She graduated with a medical degree from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 2005. Marie is a qualified specialist in Internal Medicine and Respiratory diseases, training at Ålesund Hospital and St Olavs Hospital in Norway. From 2015 to 2017 she was the project manager for implementation of OSCEs at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), and is currently serving as the OSCE quality coordinator. Marie has also worked as a university lecturer in respiratory diseases at NTNU, focusing on clinical skills training for undergraduate medical students. At this time, Marie is pursuing a Master´s degree in Medical Education at Harvard Medical School. In the future, she would like to continue to work with assessment, curriculum development and educational leadership.
F. Verly Vernet is currently a 2nd year resident in Internal Medicine at University Hospital of Mirebalais, Haiti. He graduated with a medical degree from the School of Medicine and Pharmacy of the State University of Haiti (FMP/UEH) He completed one year of rotating internship in Hospital of the State University of Haiti (HUEH) and one year of social service at St Nicolas Hospital. He is interested in nephrology, research and teaching. He is also an editorial board member of the FMP/UEH Scientific journal and a graphic designer.