Local Ambassadors

NSAMR Local Ambassadors of 2019-2020

Jeremy Wong
University of Aberdeen

Having completed both B.Sc and M.Sc in Canada, Jeremy has extensive background in both basic science and clinical research settings. Hoping to further his interest in translational medicine, Jeremy brought his research experience to Scotland and began the challenging yet rewarding journey of medical school. Currently in his third year, Jeremy has managed to keep himself busy with several international audits and research projects. His research interests include treatments in osteosarcoma and spinal surgery. As a local
ambassador, Jeremy hopes to involve more medical students in research by addressing the anxiety of reaching out and networking with potential PIs.

Tanya Ta
Norwich University

Tanya has just completed the Masters in Clinical Research degree (MRes) in ENT in Norwich and is an active member of the Rhinology and ENT Research Group at Norwich Medical School.
Her interests lie in ENT, clinical research and medical education. She is the co-founder
of Project Cutting Edge (PCE). She is also the founder and principal organiser of Norwich
MedED, Norwich MedTech, ASCENT- Advancing Student/foundation doctor Collaborations
in ENT and the East of England Undergraduate Foundation Otolaryngology Conferece. She
has been awarded a runner-up award for the Zeshan Qureshi Award for Outstanding
Contribution to Medical Education 2017 .

Christian Lee
University of Sheffield
Christian is currently in his fourth year of medicine at the University of Sheffield. He has a growing interest in orthopaedic and trauma surgery. Having worked in a bone metabolism research group, he has found academic medicine very enjoyable and fulfilling and would like to include this in his future career.
As a local ambassador, Christian hopes to improve access to research opportunities and connect students with research initiatives to potential facilitators.
Won Young Yoon
University of Manchester

Won Young is a medical student at the University of Manchester. He will be intercalating next year in Biomedical Engineering at Imperial College London. He is interested in Oncology and Cardiology and how MedTech devices can be used to improve patient care in these fields. He has been involved in various research projects in London and Manchester and has presented his work at national and international conferences. As an NSAMR ambassador, he would like to play a role in bridging the gap between medical students and research.