NANSIG International Ambassadors

The 2021 NANSIG committee welcomes applicants from across the globe. This year we have had huge numbers of applicants and the map below demonstrates the numbers from each country. We are ecstatic to welcome our new international team!

Meet our International Team!

Upamanyu Nath - India - West Bengal

Hello, I am Upamanyu, from Nilratan Sircar Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata and I'm the NANSIG ambassador for India. I take keen interest in Neurosurgery, Neurology, Psychiatry and in academic research. I look forward to establishing this organisation in India as the leading forum for learning, collaborative research, journal clubs, workshops, webinars and ultimately professional improvement in the fields of Neurosurgery and Neurology.
Whatsapp- +919748037148
Email - arpit597@gmail.com

Surobhi Chatterjee - India - Uttar Pradesh

Surobhi Chatterjee is a fourth year undergraduate medical student currently pursuing her degree from King George's Medical University, India. She has been a part of several presentations, seminars and workshops and has Ranked 5/250 in her batch along with having some publications to her credit. Her research is primarily concerned with - (a) mental health care needs (b) neurological and psychiatric illnesses, (c) medical education and d)undergraduate de-addiction. She is working to provide better opportunities and ease of accessibility in research for future batches. Her research on Smartphone addiction in medical students, has received accolades and appreciation during several National UG Conferences. She is the National Officer of RASOG, GAIMS (Global Association of Indian medical students) and National Secretary of Jumping Brains, an NGO vocal towards students' mental health care needs. She has keen interest to ensure mental health care and affordable quality neurological health care is accessible to all.
Whatsapp - 919653035143
Email- surochat98@gmail.com

Aisha Amani - Pakistan

Hello. My name is Dr. Aisha Amani and I'm the NANSIG ambassador to Pakistan. My academic interest is in neurosurgery, and my interests include project design and and virtual event management. I look forward to widening access for students in the fields of Neurology and Neurosurgery.
Email - aisha.eliana7@gmail.com

Brian OuYong Ming - Malaysia

Hey there! My name is Brian, NANSIG ambassador to Malaysia. I have a strong interest in being a surgeon, particularly a Neurosurgeon. I am also interested in Academic research and passionate about global surgery. I am excited to work in collaborative projects and provide opportunities for students in the fields of Neurology and Neurosurgery.
Email - brianoy17@gmail.com

Natalia Torzhenskaya - Malta

Hello. My name is Natalia. I am a 3rd-year medical student at the University of Malta. Having a strong interest in the academic and clinical neurosurgery and neurology I am happy to be the NANSIG ambassador for Malta that enables me to enhance the awareness of students and young doctors about opportunities to advance their knowledge in the field of neurosurgery and neurology as well as to promote their professional growth.
Email - natalia.torzhenskaya.15@um.edu.mt

Chinedu Brian Egu - Nigeria

Hello. I am Chinedu, the NANSIG ambassador to Nigeria. I am a Junior doctor working with the NHS in England. My interests are in Neurosurgery, academic research and medical education. I aim to work closely with NANSIG in promoting Global medicine and surgery.
Email - chinedu.brian.egu@gmail.com

Shubham Jain - India - Maharashtra

Hello friends, I am Shubham Jain. I am a junior doctor from Mumbai, India. My current interest lies in pursuing a surgical career in Neurosurgery in UK. I am keen to help my friends to broaden their horizon and knowledge database pertaining to neurosciences, as well as help NANSIG spread its roots to more countries and let more people benefit from it and get in touch with each other. I have a keen interest to explore more into the field of functional neurosurgery and Neuro-oncology.
Email - drshubham.jain@outlook.com

Moniba Korch - Morocco

World citizen. Final year medical student and intern. Global surgery and medical research enthusiast and advocate. Avid believer in the importance of social participation in the advancement of societies.
Email - moniba.korch@edu.uca.ac.ma
Whatsapp - 212623237182

Fiona Tay Quan Yi - China

Hello, I am Fiona, a 3rd year medical student of Fudan University, Shanghai China. My interests are in Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. As a Malaysian studying in China, I am delighted to take up the role as International Ambassador for China. I look forward to introduce NANSIG activities, research opportunities, and connect students who share the same interest.
Email - fionatayqy94@outlook.com
Whatsapp - 60146536084

Özgür Kesici - Turkey

Hi, I am Özgür from Ankara, Turkey! I am the NANSIG Ambassador for Turkey. Currently, I am studying in Ankara University School of Medicine. Neurosurgery, Academic Research and Neurosciences are among my interests. I am delighted to be a part of this organization and looking forward to conducting many international projects with NANSIG.
Email - ozgur.kesici@hotmail.com
Whatsapp - 905317424230

Berjo Dongmo Takoutsing - Cameroon

Berjo is an aspiring neurosurgeon with a great interest in the fields of Neurosurgery, Global Surgery, Medical Research and Education. He aims at contributing to the provision of safe and affordable Neurosurgery care, Neurosurgery education and fostering Medical Research in LMICs especially in Africa.
Email - takoutsingberjo@gmail.com
Whatsapp - 237650968142

Vanessa Chow - Cyprus

Hi there. My name is Vanessa Chow, and I am the NANSIG ambassador for Cyprus. I am working towards become a neurosurgeon and through this wilderness that is medicine, NANSIG has been my neurological map. I aim to increase opportunities for neuro-related training, education and research in Cyprus and provide an invaluable place for students to cultivate their passion and fascination for the brain.
Email - vanc005a@gmail.com
Whatsapp - 35796223639

Shivaranghan Thayumanavan - Latvia

Hello! I am Shivaranghan, you can call me 'Shiva'. I am a final year med student and the head of RSU Neurology and Neurosurgery Academic Society (NeuroNs) from Rīga Stradiņš University in Latvia. I am interested in Neurosurgery and academic research. You can also have deep conversation with me about 'Universe' or 'Chess'.
Email - 028694@rsu.edu.lv
Whatsapp - 37127427099

Safia Farsana Shabeer - Australia

Hi. I am Safia, a second year medical student from James Cook University, Australia and I aspire to pursue a career in the field of neurosurgery and neuro oncology. I look forward to being a part of NANSIG and in facilitating collaborations with local organizations in Australia.
Email - safiafshabeer363@gmail.com

Sushil Sharma - Nepal

Hi, I'm Sushil, the NANSIG ambassador for Nepal. I'm currently working as a junior doctor. I have a keen interest in neurosurgery and recent advancement being made in this field. As an ambassador, I'd work to improve neurological and neurosurgical education, practices, research, and career opportunities in Nepal through the help of the NANSIG team.
Whatsapp - 9779849027266

Vishwajit G.V - India - Tamil Nadu

Greetings! I am Vishwajit G.V, the NANSIG International Ambassador to India. I’m a first-year medical student from Coimbatore Medical College, Tamil Nadu. The field of neuroscience has always held my keen interest, particularly amplified after reading Dr Paul Kalanithi’s ‘When Breath Becomes Air’. Working with NANSIG will facilitate better professional networks across the globe and get more students to the right place at the right time. I look forward to advocating the importance of mental health and work-life balance in high-stress professions such as neurosurgery. Helping establish the presence of NANSIG in India will provide students with the avenue to interact with notable figures in the field of surgery. In turn, transforming us into truly global clinicians.
Email - gvvishwajit@gmail.com
Whatsapp - 918248445307

Stella Goeschl - Austria

My name is Stella and I am a medical student from Vienna, Austria. I have been interested in neurology and neurosurgery since before starting medical school and am planning to pursue neurology as my future specialty. Throughout a number of research internships and clinical electives I have been able to explore and further my interest and experience in these fields, and I look forward to continuously advocate for neurology and neurosurgery in my capacity as an international NANSIG ambassador.
Email - stellagoeschl@outlook.com

Emmanuel Mukambo - Zambia

Hello. My name is Emmanuel Mukambo, a 4th year medical student at the Copperbelt University, Michael Chilufya Sata School of Medicine. I am keenly interested in the fields of Neurology and Neurosurgery. I look forward to the engaging in collaborative work with NANSIG and contribute to the establishment of a learning base in the respective fields in my country, Zambia.
Email - emmanuelmukambo@gmail.com