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Dr Parveen Kumar

Hon. Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist,
St. Bartholomew's The Royal London and Homerton Hospitals, UK

  • Qualified at the Medical college of St. Bartholomew's Hospital London.
  • Hon. Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist at St.Bartholomew's, The Royal London and Homerton Hospitals.
  • Professor of Clinical Medical Education, Reader in Gastroenterology at St.Bartholomew's and the Royal London School of Medicine and Dentistry.
  • Director of Continuing Professional Development at the University of London, Royal College of Physicians London.
  • Vice-Chairman, Medicines Commission UK.
  • Non-Executive Director - National Institute of Clinical Excellence (England and Wales).
  • Co-editor of the textbook - Kumar and Clark 'Clinical Medicine'(4th edition, 1998).
  • Worked in East/North London for 30 years. Her major research interest is in small bowel disorders, particularly Coeliac disease.
  • Received the first Professional Asian Woman of the Year Award in 1999.

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