Meet Our Team

Dr. Adri-Anna Aloia

Founder & Director

RCSI-Bahrain Alumna 2019
University of Toronto Alumna 2013
Country: Canada
Medical Interest: Varied Surgical Specialties, Community Program Development and Education

Dr. Mike Lem

Secretary of Affairs

University of Split School of Medicine-Medical Studies in English (#samoMEFST) Alumnus 2019
Country: USA
Medical Interest: General Surgery

Mr. Hasan Kazmi


Dr. Arun Nair

Mentorship Coordinator

RCSI-Bahrain Alumnus 2019
Country: Hong Kong
Medical Interests: Pediatrics, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Mr. Jake Mitchell

Support Counsellor

Dr. Yashas Nathani

Clinical Mentor

Community Support

Ms. Taneisha Woods

McMaster University 2016
Country: Canada
Community Interests: Diversity, Inclusivity, Health & Safety, Hospitality, Customer Service, Ethically Sourced, Gender Inequality, Grassroot Movements

Ms. Sofia Aloia

George Brown College 2019
Mohawk College 2016
Country: Canada
Community Interests: Childhood Education, Sportsmanship, Anti-Bullying initiatives, Positive and Inclusive Environment building, Diversity

Mansi Baxi

Conestoga College 2017
Country: Canada
Engineering Interests: Mobile-first Development; Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence

Mr. Sawm Rad

York University 2014
Country: Canada
Engineering Interests: Design of end-use components, additive manufacturing, automation and robotics & lean manufacturing

Dr. Katherine Walters

RCSI Bahrain Alumna 2020
Country: Canada
Medical Interests: Family Medicine, Women's Health and Psychiatry

Ms. Carmen Chimiski

OCAD University 2022
Country: Canada
Design interest: Photography, Diverse layout, Copywriting, and Brand strategies

Mr. Jose Colon Jr.

Country: United States of America
Community Interests: Inclusivity, Community Development, Vulnerable Groups (including homeless and marginalized groups), Elderly care

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