2012-2016 Committee


Whole picture 3From left: Adam Pilarski, Helena Young, Lamis Latif, Maitri Shila Tursini, Sophie Scandrett

Lamis Latif: Founder and PresidentLamis 21

Lamis Latif graduated in 2015 from St Georges, University of London (UK) and has completed a BSc (Hons) in Anatomy and Reproductive Science. Lamis has a profound interest in the field of obstetrics and gynaecology, which has led to her conducting several multi-hospital studies within that field. She has recently published a paper in the British Journal of Vascular and Diabetic medicine.



Maitri Shila Tursini: Events- Coordinator


Shila Tursini graduated in 2015 from UCL, University of London. She discovered her passion for O&G during her hospital attachment and in the future she would like to focus on improving maternal health globally. 

She has completed an audit in fetal medicine looking at the effectiveness of the combined test as a tool for neonatal screening. She also took an active role in the WHO World Health Assembly simulation on the topic of improving women’s health globally. Before studying medicine, she completed a BSc in Biochemistry at UCL and worked at Cancer Research UK.    



Helena Young : TreasurerHelena

Helena graduated in 2015 from the University of Dundee. She completed a BMSc (Hons) degree in Human Genetics for which she received the Jean Shanks Intercalated Award and was nominated for Dundee’s BMSc Award. Helena was also co-president of the Dundee O&G Society and in particular has developed a strong interest in sexual health.

During a summer scholarship she completed a research project focusing on treatment of ovarian cancer which has since been presented at several conferences.Before moving to Scotland, Helena lived in Belgium for 17 years and enjoys dancing.



Sophie Scandrett: General SecretarySophie

Sophie Scandrett is still studying at St George’s, University of London; following an intercalating BSc in Anatomy and Reproductive Science.

Sophie is interested in obstetrics and fertility medicine. She currently has an anatomical case report up for publication and is working on a multi-hospital surgical review. Prior to medical school, Sophie worked as a science tutor and festival organiser.