Board of Directors

Rebecca Ingenhoff

Rebecca holds a Master in Global Development from the University of Copenhagen. She got engaged in the access to medicines during her master studies where she focused her internship at UNFPA on women's health and her thesis on the barriers towards the implementation of the HPV vaccination in Vietnam. Since then, she worked for a private public policy consultancy in Berlin and currently as a Research Associate and Program Manager Global Health at Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin. In addition, Rebecca is doing her PhD in Medical Sciences, focusing on decentralising care in rural Uganda. She joined the board as she believes that UAEM enables the voices of future health leaders to drive health equity in the access to medicines.

 


Solveig Kemna

Solveig Kemna is a medical doctor, currently in training in psychiatry in Berlin. She joined UAEM in 2017 during her medical studies in Freiburg. Previously, she worked on the European Coordinating Committee and joined the Board in October 2020. She believes in supporting and empowering students in finding their voices in the fight for an equitable healthcare system where the well-being of patients is prioritized over profits.

 


Rosie James

Rosie is an academic junior doctor for NHS England and independent global health consultant. She has been involved in UAEM since 2015, where she first joined in Galway, Ireland. She currently serves as the coordinator for the Lancet Migration European Regional Hub and board member of the Federation of European Societies of Tropical Medicine and International Health (FESTMIH). In 2021, she held an external consultancy for PAHO Health Systems Strengthening/Human Resources for Health (HSS/HRH) Department.

Rosemary graduated from NUI Galway School of Medicine in 2021. She holds an MSc Global Health from Maastricht University (2020), where she joined local UAEM meetings there. She has completed multiple public health internships since 2015, including with the WHO Regional Office for Europe, Reproductive Health Uganda, and the Centre for Public Health and Primary Care for vulnerable populations in Lausanne. She believes everyone, regardless of race, gender, age, religion, disabilities or borders, should have access to equitable health services, including universal health coverage. She strongly supports UAEM's three main pillars: Access, Innovation, and Empowerement, particularly among young people. 

 


Malte Radde

Malte is a medical student at Charité in Berlin, Germany. He has joined UAEM Europe early in his studies in 2018. Since then he has been a local coordinator for his Berlin Chapter for more than two years and is currently national coordinator for UAEM Germany. He has worked a lot on access campaigns for the COVID vaccines and believes in access to all kinds of medical treatment for everyone, everywhere.


Lena Schneider

Lena became engaged in access to medicines issues during her time as an intern at the World Health Organization in Geneva. In 2016, Lena became an active member of UAEM Europe while pursuing her Masters in Global Health. With working experience from Médecins sans Frontières (MSF) International, a private pharmaceutical company, the MSF Access Campaign and others, she joined the UAEM Europe Board in October 2020. Currently, Lena works as a public health advisor for the Danish Institute against Torture (DIGNITY) in Copenhagen, Denmark.

 


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Nathalie Nidens

Nathalie is a medical doctor from Germany and holds an MSc in Public Health from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. She currently works as a research associate at the German Alliance on Climate Change and Health (KLUG) where her work focuses on heat and adaptation measures in the health care and social sector. She first got in touch with UAEM in 2015 during her medical studies and joined the local chapter in Leipzig. Previously, she served as national coordinator for Germany and joined the Board in December 2022 as an interim member.

Nathalie is currently a co-opted board member. She is acting as a replacement for a member who stepped down prior to the end of their term.

 


Flora Noelle Wiegand

Flora is currently pursuing her MSc in Public Health Epidemiology at Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm. Flora has been an active member of UAEM Europe since 2017 when joining a local chapter in Münster. Previously, she served as a European Coordinator as well as a representative for Antimicrobial Resistance. With research and working experience from Leibniz Institute for Epidemiology and Prevention Research, Robert-Koch-Institute, and Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine, Flora joined the Board in December 2022 as an interim member. She is passionate about making health technologies accessible and affordable to everyone, as well as enfranchising youth and public research institutions to advocate for a system in which health is a right and not a commodity.

Flora is currently a co-opted board member. She is acting as a replacement for a member who stepped down prior to the end of their term.