Dr Saira Hameed is an NIHR Clinical Lecturer in Diabetes and Endocrinology. Dr Hameed completed her pre-clinical training at Oxford University, graduating with First Class Honours. She went on to clinical training at University College London (UCL) during which time she undertook a Studentship in Endocrinology at the Mayo Clinic in the United States. She qualified in 2002, with distinctions in Medicine, Surgery, Pharmacology and Pathology, winning prizes across subjects including in Medicine, Surgery and Pathology and as one of the highest ranked medical students in the University of London was named proxime accessit to the University of London Gold Medal.
Dr Hameed completed her postgraduate training in London during which time she was awarded a Medical Research Council (MRC) Clinical Research Training Fellowship and undertook a PhD at Imperial College London, researching the neuroendocrinology of obesity. On award of her PhD, she was appointed to an NIHR Clinical Lectureship. Dr Hameed continues to focus on obesity research and in addition teaches within the Imperial College School of Medicine.
NIHR Clinical Lecturer in Endocrinology and Diabetes
Specialist Registrar in Endocrinology and Diabetes
Speciality Senior Trainee for Endocrinology and Diabetes (Hammersmith and Charing Cross Hospitals)
Lecturer: Imperial College BSc in Endocrinology
Mentor: Faculty of Medicine Mentoring Scheme
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