Medical Practice & Education Fellows' Story Collection

Author: Helen Aherne
Medical Practice & Education Fellows' Story Collection

Read more about some of our Fellows' achievements in this area.

Dr Rameen Shakur was a third year medical student at Cambridge when he travelled to Switzerland and the USA in 2001 to investigate the application of molecular and genomic medicine in the prevention of heart disease. Read more...

Alan Newell travelled to the US and Canada in 1976, touring universities and research institutions leading developments in the Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) devices, such as those used by Professor Steven Hawking, to assist non-speaking people to communicate. Read more...

RAF Squadron leader Shreshth Dharm-Datta travelled to Germany, Canada and the USA in 2009, to study the treatment of combat casualties at military hospitals. Read more...

Ceinwen Giles travelled to the USA and Canada in 2013, to explore innovative support for young adult cancer survivors. Diagnosed with Stage 4B non-Hodgkin lymphoma herself in 2010, Ceinwen became very aware of the lack of specific support available to young adults with cancer. Read more...

Dr Andrew Rowland's 2014 Fellowship investigated the impact of mandatory reporting of child abuse, the work of children’s advocacy centres and learned about strategies used to identify children at risk of child sexual exploitation and trafficking. He used his international experiences to make recommendations for the UK and the international community. Read more...

Rob Moon travelled to Malaysia in 2011 on the trail of a monkey malaria parasite known to be a significant cause of disease in humans throughout South East Asia. After returning from his Fellowship, Rob help to establish the first human cell adapted culture system for the parasite, enabling researchers to easily study it in the lab. Read more...

Kirsten Horsburgh travelled to Australia in 2015 to research strategies aimed at reducing drug-related deaths. She spent time with the Medically Supervised Injecting Centre in Sydney, which has supervised almost one million injections since it opened in 2001, without suffering a single fatality onsite. Read more...

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