UCH Faculty Profile

David Nicol

Gopiga Thanabalasundaram
4th year Medical Student
Social Secretary - UCL Surgical Society
UCL Medical School


Gopiga Thanabalasundaram is a 4th year Medical Student at UCL Medical School, with an intercalated BSc (Hons) in Neuroscience. She is the current Social Secretary of the UCL Surgical Society and was the previous Clinical Skills Coordinator.

Over the last years she has been actively involved in organising events for members of the Surgical Society. And recently she has been involved with the UCH Education Centre in order to increase surgical and especially laparoscopic experiences for medical students.

Gopiga has a special interest in Neurosurgery, Minimally invasive surgery, Neurology as well as Academic Teaching and Research. A year ago she has set up a new project MTH (Medics Target Health) at UCL in which Medical Students go to Primary and Secondary in UK to teach children on different aspects of Medicine and Health.

In terms of research, Gopiga has several projects going on of, some which are in the process of being published.

Contact her directly for further information: gopi@hotmail.de