Branches

CAMBRIDGE BRANCH

Anna Chaplin

Branch President

Anna is a PhD Candidate in Psychiatry at the University of Cambridge. As President for the Cambridge Branch, Anna oversees the recruitment, policy and logistical operations. She previously led a project on mental health interventions in the gig economy as an editor. She hopes to go into the fields of epidemiology and global health in the future.

cambridgepresident@polygeia.com

Ollie Moodie

Secretary

Ollie is a 3rd year Medical Student with a BA in Sociology based at the University of Cambridge.  He is passionate about policy-level change in medicine and wishes to work on healthcare infrastructure in sub-Saharan Africa in the future. As Secretary, he ensures smooth communication between the branch and the central committee.

cambridgesecretary@polygeia.com

Mark Cheng

Marketing Officer

Mark is a 2nd year Medical Student based at the University of Cambridge. He has previously led projects in student global health organisations and medtech initiatives. He is fascinated by the operational and financial aspects of healthcare systems and academical institutes, and will work with Polygeia to spread the word about our activities and projects across Cambridge. His interests include Epidemiology and Public Health, Healthcare and MedTech management and consultancy.

cambridgemarketing@polygeia.com

Anamay Shetty

Branch Editor

Anamay is a 4th year Medical student at the University of Cambridge, currently intercalating in bioengineering. He has previously done research with computational biology groups looking at polygenic risk stratification and classification of cis-regulatory peaks in prostate cancer. He is also interested in the politics of global health and efforts to implement universal health care. He was a researcher with Polygeia in 2018 – looking at reforms to UK surrogacy laws – and he is keen to use this experience to support teams as a branch editor.

anamay.shetty@polygeia.com

Haowen Kwan

Branch Editor

Haowen is a 5th year medical student at the University of Cambridge. He is interested in healthcare management on a global and population level and has experience working on healthcare projects at a management consultancy. He has previously worked with Polygeia as a researcher and Sponsorship Officer. As Branch Editor, he will manage research teams.

 

haowen.kwan@polygeia.com

Emma Norris

Branch Editor

Emma is an MPhil Therapeutic Sciences student at the University of Cambridge. She is passionate about giving young people a voice in policymaking and co-founded an online journalism initiative. She also has experience in the management consultancy sphere, with a focus on the pharmaceutical industry. As Branch Editor, she will be managing research teams. She hopes to stimulate change at a global level to increase access to medicines, in the future.

emma.norris@polygeia.com

London BRANCh

Cidalia Eusebio

Secretary

Cidalia is a Master's student in Public Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. She is also an Intensive Care Nurse at St. Bartholomew's Hospital London. As Secretary, she is responsible for smooth communication between the London branch and the central committee. She hopes to work in the field of health systems and nursing policy in the future, with a view to pursue a doctoral programme in Public Health.

londonsecretary@polygeia.com

Laraib Ali

President

Laraib is a Business Operations Manager based in a technology startup out of London, with an MSc in Microbiology from the University of East Anglia. Her unique background has allowed her to introduce novel ways of approaching data within the Global Health sphere to researchers.  As President for the London Branch, Laraib oversees the recruitment, policy and logistical operations. Her interest in Global Health has been longstanding, and currently writes a blog on health related issues for lay audiences.

londonpresident@polygeia.com

Ka Yan Cheung

Marketing Officer

Ka Yan is a 5th year Medical student based at Imperial College London. She has previously held publicity roles in student organisations. She is passionate about paediatrics and public health, and wants to be involved with policymaking in the future. As Marketing Officer, she is responsible for spreading the word about our activities and projects across London.

 

londonmarketing@polygeia.com

Dhruti Devshi

Training Officer

Dhruti is a PhD student in Immunology at King’s College London. She is passionate about global health and also volunteers with MSF, focusing on health interventions in resource-poor settings. As Training Officer, she is responsible for scheduling training sessions for the London branch.

londontraining@polygeia.com

Sally Hayward

Branch Editor

Sally is a PhD Student at the St. George's/London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine researching on the relationship between psychosocial stress, immune function, and tuberculosis risk among migrants. She has previously completed an MSc in Public Health at LSHTM., and a BA in Human Sciences at the University of Oxford. Sally hopes to pursue an academic career at the intersection of biological and social sciences

sally.hayward@polygeia.com

Orla Williams

Branch Editor

Orla is a 4th year Medical student based at Imperial College London. She has undertaken medical research placements including time at a neuroimmunology lab at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital. Being involved in a number of social projects, she believes that research should align with human needs. As Branch Editor, Orla oversees projects in London, providing ongoing supervision and support to these research teams. Orla hopes to go into research, surgery or global health policy.  She would also like to lead the WHO one day!

orla.williams@polygeia.com

Siddharth Basetti

Branch Editor

Siddharth is a 5th year Medical student at Imperial College London, having completed an intercalated BSc in Global Health. He spent a year in Japan under the Tokyo Medicine and Dentistry Exchange programme, where he worked on an independent research project. He has also authored multiple peer-reviewed publications. As Branch Editor, Siddharth oversees projects in London, providing ongoing supervision and support to these research teams. 

siddharth.basetti@polygeia.com

Hannah Hafezi

Branch Editor

Hannah is a Graduate Medicine student based at King's College London. Previously, she has completed an MSc in Infectious Disease Control at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine as well as a BSc in Biology from the University of York. Hannah has worked both with WHO and Public Health England in the past.  

As Branch Editor, Hannah oversees projects in London, providing ongoing supervision and support to these research teams. 

hannah.hafezi@polygeia.com

Oxford BRANCh

Hampton Gaddy

President​

Hampton is a BA Human Sciences Undergraduate based at the University of Oxford. He worked with Polygeia as an Editor last year, researching on microplastics and their effect on health. As President, Hampton oversees the recruitment, policy and logistical operations. He hopes to go into the field of epidemiology in the context of global health policy in the future.

oxfordpresident@polygeia.com

Theo Kelly

Marketing Officer

Theo is a 2nd year Human Sciences undergraduate student based at the University of Oxford. He has previously worked as a web developer and is currently a digital freelancer. As Marketing Officer, he is responsible for spreading the word about our activities and projects around Oxford. Theo hopes to be involved in PsychTech/MedTech startups in the future.

oxfordmarketing@polygeia.com

Rebecca Perez

Branch Editor​

Rebecca is a Human Sciences undergraduate student at the University of Oxford. She has extensive experience acting as a liaison between research, funding and information dissemination across various organisations. She has a strong interest in research and public policy, and hopes to work in the field of epidemiology and/or public health in a non-profit/government setting. As Branch Editor, she will be overseeing and supporting research teams.

rebecca.perez@polygeia.com

Henna Reddy

Branch Editor

Henna is a 4th year Medical Student at the University of Oxford with a BA in Medical Sciences. She has experience with global health-related policy writing and has been involved in student-led global health organisations on both a local and international level. She believes that just as we have evidence-based medicine we equally need an evidence base for global health interventions. As a branch editor, she will oversee the management of research teams. In the future, she hopes to pursue a career in public/global health and drive policy making to tackle health inequities.   

henna.reddy@polygeia.com

HONG KONG BRANCH

Margaret Ho

President​

Margaret is a fourth year medical student based at the University of Hong Kong. She has also completed an intercalated MSc in Public Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. As President, Hampton oversees the recruitment, policy and logistical operations. 

hkpresident@polygeia.com

Evelyn Chan

Secretary

Evelyn is a fourth year medical student based at the University of Hong Kong. As Secretary, she is responsible for smooth communication between the Hong Kong branch and the central committee

hksecretary@polygeia.com

Vernice Chan

Marketing Officer

Vernice is a fourth year medical student based at the University of Hong Kong. As Marketing Officer, she is responsible for spreading the word about our activities and projects around Hong Kong.

hkmarketing@polygeia.com

Jasmine Hadiwibawa

Training Officer

Jasmine is a fourth year medical student based at the University of Hong Kong. As Training Officer, she is responsible for scheduling training sessions for the Hong Kong branch.

hktraining@polygeia.com

Alina Bharwani

Branch Editor

Alina is a fourth year medical student based at the University of Hong Kong. As Branch Editor, she will be overseeing and supporting research teams.

alina.bharwani@polygeia.com

Yvonne Qian

Branch Editor

Yvonne is a fourth year medical student based at the University of Hong Kong. As Branch Editor, she will be overseeing and supporting research teams.

yvonne.qian@polygeia.com

New York BRANCH

Tiffany Truong

President

Tiffany is a Neuroscience/Global Public Health undergraduate at New York University. She previously has research experience at NYU Center for Neural Science and at Applied Global Public Health. A strong believer of “One learns best by doing”, she wants to provide opportunities to other students and let them gain insights on the current healthcare issues. As President for the New York Branch, she oversees the recruitment, policy and logistical operations.

nypresident@polygeia.com

Ana Sofia Poli

Vice President

Ana is a double major in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and Neuroscience at NYU. Ana has worked as an undergraduate researcher in Organic Chemistry for two years and has played an active leadership role in the National Hispanic Institute, MUN, and Rotary International.  Having dwelled in the worlds of science and philanthropy, she aims to serve the Polygeia community as VP by acting as a mediator between the science world and the world of public health. Her main duties include matching research groups with global health problems, coordinating the projects, and ensuring the club’s progress and productivity. She ambitions to earn an MD/PhD after her undergraduate studies. 

nyvicepresident@polygeia.com

Caroline Lee

Secretary

Caroline is a second-year undergraduate student majoring in Global Public Health and Biology at New York University. She is a research assistant in a pathology lab at NYU Langone Health and hopes to attend medical school in the future. As Secretary, she is responsible for smooth communication between the New York branch and the central committee. She is interested in health care systems and is eager to contribute to the advancement of public health.

nysecretary@polygeia.com

Aurelia Li

Treasurer

Aurelia is a first-year undergraduate student at NYU planning to study Global Public/Biology in CAS (College of Arts and Science). As the treasurer, she aims to make sure that the finances of the organization are managed and processed. She is interested in learning more about the wide range of public health issues through research in this organization and hopes to apply to dental school in the future. 

nytreasurer@polygeia.com

Genesis Ovalle

Marketing Officer

Genesis is a third year undergraduate student majoring in Environmental Studies and minoring in Public Health at New York University. She has experience as a researcher with the Graduate Applied Global Public Health Initiative at NYU. As Marketing Officer, she is responsible for spreading the word about our activities and projects around New York. She plans to incorporate her public health studies in research with environmental studies and hopes to have a significant impact on sustainable policy changes in public health.

nymarketing@polygeia.com

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