Toktam Movassagh is the Quality Assurance Manager at MARI as well as the Book Coordinator of the MisMedicine Book.She is also a Junior Supervisor and a member of the Conference Planning Committee.She is dedicated to MARI’s goal of increasing awareness about misdiagnosis in thehealthcare industry and bringing about innovative ideas and projects to lessen error in medicine. As the QA manager, she ensures that all activities and personnel in MARI are working as smoothly and efficiently as possible. In the Book Coordination role, she edits and fine-tunes the upcoming clinical textbook regarding misdiagnosis in medicine, and as a Junior supervisor she manages a team allocated to chapter writing and clinical research, as well as student mentorship. Toktam is a third-year Biology student at the University of British Columbia currently studying
to go into the medical field. She graduated in the International Baccalaureate program at West Vancouver Secondary School with Honours with distinction, where she was a member of the Student Council. Toktam has always had a passion for medicine and human anatomy, with a particular interest in neuroscience and the many mysteries of the brain.
She hopes to continue striving for her passion through MARI’s many learning opportunities and eventually enter a career in the medical field.
Music has been a large part of Toktam’s life, through her many years of playing guitar, bass guitar and ukulele. She also has a great interest in art through painting and pottery and collaborated on her school mural in 2018. Ultimately, Toktam hopes to travel and to make a positive impact on different global communities through her role in the medical world and through education of the public.