Nora Mistersky is currently pursuing a career as a dental surgeon and is in the 3rd year of her studies at the University of Leeds. She also works as a part-time research assistant in ophthalmology at an NHS Trust. She initially embarked on a career in clinical research after completing a BSc (Hons) in Biomedical Science at King’s College London and has assisted with the implementation, management and co-ordination of clinical trials in cardiology, rheumatology, dermatology, stroke and orthopaedics.
She is dedicated to mentoring and supporting young people and has been actively involved in a number of mentoring projects since 2010. Currently, Nora is a mentoring team leader for Open Wide, which is a student-led initiative based at the School of Dentistry, University of Leeds that aims to inspire, encourage, guide and educate young people.
Nora has volunteered in remote and under resourced communities in Ghana, where she worked alongside healthcare professionals and local community members to implement sustainable health systems. She aspires to be able to contribute her dental knowledge and skills to empower individuals as well as join forces with like minded individuals, to work towards a self-sustained Ghana. Nora has been a blog contributor for Me Firi Ghana and was also selected as a Miss Ghana UK finalist in 2016.