ABOUT April M. Sabangan

April Sabangan was born and raised in the Philippines and came to the United States in 1996 to join her family.  She’s been a nurse for over 20 years and has worked in the operating room for 16 of those years, specializing in neurosurgery at UCSF Medical Center. Having experienced the disparity in health care first hand, April has always been driven towards trying to bridge the gap. She’s worked with several other organizations involved in humanitarian efforts in the past prior to helping start Mission:BRAIN.  She’s been involved in projects in several countries including Haiti, Jordan and the Philippines.