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We have a diverse team of people working to make SIMA the best it can be.

Nour Shubber

Medicine Research Officer

I’m a 4th year medical student at UCL. I have a strong interest in ENT and I am passionate about environmental sustainability!

Gadah Al-Ani

Dentistry Research Officer

I'm a fourth year dental student at the University of Birmingham. I want to make Dentistry accessible for many and help remove the stigma associated with the profession.

Mohammed Al-Hasan

Social Media Officer

I am a graduate medical student going into my 3rd year. I come from a Biomedical Science background and also have an MRes in Translational Neurology. I also enjoy photography.

Dr. Ahmed Al-Jabir


Dr. Zaid Alsafi

Alumni Officers

Ahmed: I am an Academic Foundation Trainee with an interest in Academic Surgery having been awarded a distinction in Masters of Surgical Skills and more than 12 academic publications on surgery and medical education.

Zaid: I am a UCL graduate and an Academic Foundation doctor at Imperial College. I have a keen interest in Ophthalmology, public health and research.

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Mohammad Alradhawi

Medical Lead

I am a 4th year medical student at UCL. I am passionate about research and have just finished an iBSc in Clinical Sciences.

Hadeel Al-Najafi

Dental Lead

I am a 3rd year dental student at Kings. I am passionate about dental public health and aesthetic dentistry. I run a dentistry instagram page, feel free to drop me a follow @hadeeldoesdentistry.

Raian Al-Jaibaji

Medicine Careers Officer

Hi, I’m a 2nd year medical student at UCL who has an interest in global health as well as maxillofacial surgery.

Areej Mehdi

Dentistry Careers Officer

I’m a second year dental student at Barts and the London/Queen Mary. I really enjoy exploring what London has to offer and exercising. I also love to blog my journey through dental school which you can check out on my instagram (@dentaldiaries_)!


Yousif Ali


I am a 4th year medical student at UCL with an iBSc in Neuroscience. I am passionate about the neurosciences, medical technology and widening participation.

Hassan Mustafa


I am a 3rd year medical student and I'm on this committee this year against my will, help.

Sarah Shuber

Vice President

My name is Sarah, and I am currently a third year dental student at King's College University. In my spare time, I like to draw.

Sowsan Bilal


I'm a 2nd year dental student at the University of Birmingham. When I'm not studying, I'm either baking a cake or making Baklawa. Probably not the best hobby for a Dentist, don't tell anyone.

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Dana Mahdi


Faida Al-Maiyah

Social Secretaries

Dana: I’m Dana a 4th Year Medical student at King’s College London! I like Arsenal and spending too much time at Wingstop.

Faida: I'm a 3rd year Medical Student studying at Bart's Med School. In terms of medicine, I have no idea what speciality I want to end up in. I'm just going with the flow you know :)

Mina Abdul Hussein


Nora Mahdi

Charity Officers

Mina: I’m a second year medic at Imperial college London. I am a charity officer for SIMA this year hoping to continue and expand our charitable outreach.

Nora: I am a 3rd year dental student at Barts/ Queen Mary who is passionate about teaching children, racquet sports and drinking tea

Mustafa Al-Hussein


Reem El-Hayani

Collaborations Officers

Mustafa:I'm a 2nd year King's student who's looking forward to collaborating with similar organisations on some great projects!

Reem: I’m a 3rd year medical student at KCL! I’m interested in respiratory medicine and paediatrics. This year I aim to help SIMA reach a wider audience than ever before, ensuring the Iraqi student community is well supported!

Ali Ibrahim & Rawan Ebrahim

Media Officers

Ali: My name is Ali and I am a massive Liverpool fan. I'm also a 2nd year medical student and interested in orthopaedics.

Rawan: My name is Rawan and I am a first year medical student at UCL. My interests are martial arts, football, orthopaedics and reading.

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Danea Saad

Sponsorship Officer

I’m Danea, a second year medical student at Imperial College London and I’m the sponsorship officer for SIMA this year. I am passionate about helping sixth formers with their medical school applications and giving them a deeper insight into the medical field.

Lena Ibrahim

Norwich Regional Coordinator

Hello! My name is Lena and I am a final-year medical student at the University of East Anglia.. I am passionate about medical education and have specialty interests in dermatology and surgery. In my spare time, I paint portraits.

Zein Al-Hindawi

Cambridge Regional Coordinator

My name is Zein and I am a 2nd year medic studying at Cambridge University. I like to stay physically active through sport. Currently, I am finding passion in helping others academically, whether that’s through tutoring or providing application pointers.

For more information on our events or to chat with our team, we invite you to get in touch.