Course Board

Steve

Prof Steve Davies
Founding Director

Dr Davies is a Consultant Endocrinologist at the University Hospital Wales. He has an established reputation in medical education particularly online learning, having been the founder of OnExamination.com and having set up other diploma courses. He has also been involved in establishing training courses for weight management in community pharmacy. His clinical interests include hypogonadism, growth hormone deficiency and obesity. He has published over 100 peer reviewed publications and his research interests include the application of novel technologies in delivering medical education.


Ruth

Dr Ruth Davies
Academic Director

After completing a nursing degree in Cardiff, Dr Davies worked in Torbay Hospital, Torquay, before moving to Southampton where she set up the diabetes nursing service. While there Dr Davies undertook diabetes research, co-founded the Wessex Diabetes Nurses group and served on the RCN Diabetes Nursing Forum. She returned to Cardiff to teach in the College of Medicine. Following a strategic review of services Dr Davies became Diabetes Care Coordinator for Bro Taf Health Authority, managing diabetes specialist nurses, establishing Local Diabetes Service Advisory Groups, advising government on policy, developing clinical guidelines, establishing the all Wales retinal screening programme and setting up a Diabetes Centre. She moved to the University of Glamorgan (now University of South Wales) and developed a variety of courses, teaching and researching in diabetes and managing the School of Care Sciences. Dr Davies now works freelance on a variety of projects maintaining my links with diabetes and the University.


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Dr Richard Greville
Course Board

A graduate of Cardiff University, Richard was appointed as Director, ABPI Cymru Wales in May 2003 after serving an apprenticeship of over 15 years within the pharmaceutical industry. Since then he has enjoyed the challenges of raising the understanding and profile of the pharmaceutical industry with a range of stakeholders, including professional bodies, Welsh Assembly Members and the NHS in Wales. In 2007, Richard added the role of Director of ABPI Northern Ireland to his responsibilities. Richard is Acting Chair of the NHS-Industry Forum, a sub-group of the All Wales Medicines Strategy Group (AWMSG), working alongside colleagues from industry and the NHS in Wales. He is also a member of the Advisory Boards of the Wales Office for Research and Development in Health, and Social Care (WORD), Health Informatics Research Unit (HIRU) and the Wales Cancer Bank.


Atul

Dr Atul Kalhan
Course Director

Dr Kalhan is currently working as a Consultant Physician/Diabetes & Endocrinology at Cardiff and Vale University Health Board. He graduated from Delhi University with MBBS and subsequently completed his MD with a thesis on Thyroid dysfunction. He completed his specialist registrar training in Diabetes & Endocrinology as part of all Wales Specialty training program. He completed 2 years of lab based research on neuroendocrine tumours for which was awarded a MD from Cardiff University. Dr Kalhan has published editorials in current opinions of lipidology and has contributed to a book chapter on Neuroendocrine tumours in an oncology textbook. He is also currently working on a MCQ revision textbook for SCE exam in Endocrinology. Dr Kalhan’s hobbies include long distance running (at a slow pace), having completed a successful half marathon last year and he has an interest in gazing at celestial bodies.


Karl

Karl New
Course Lead

Dr New is currently working for the University of South Wales and has the responsibility for overseeing Exercise Physiology and Biochemistry. His first degree is in Applied Sport Science from the University of Glamorgan and he has a teaching qualification in Physical Education from UWIC alongside a Doctorate in Exercise Physiology also from the University of Glamorgan. Dr New has a keen interest in online teaching and delivering content/assessing through the digital platform.


Course Tutors

Dr Atul Kalhan

Dr Atul Kalhan

Dr Aisha Sheikh

Dr Aisha Sheikh

Dr Jamie Smith

Dr Jamie Smith

Dr Jeff Stephens

Dr Jeff Stephens

Dr Kavita Maharaj-Khan

Dr Kavita Maharaj-Khan

Dr Kofi Obuobie

Dr Kofi Obuobie

Dr Richard Chudleigh

Dr Richard Chudleigh

Neeraj Ashri

Neeraj Ashri

Dr Om Lakhani

Dr Om Lakhani

Dr Sam Rice

Dr Sam Rice

Dr Samit Ghosal

Dr Samit Ghosal

Dr Sudesna Chatterjee

Dr Sudesna Chatterjee

Dr Rajeev Kumar

Dr Rajeev Kumar

Dr Parijat De

Dr Parijat De

Dr Gautam Das

Dr Gautam Das

Ishrat Khan

Ishrat Khan

Dr Henmanth Bolusani

Dr Henmanth Bolusani

Dr Sambit Das

Dr Sambit Das

Dr Savvas Argyridis

Dr Savvas Argyridis

Dr Javeria Gul

Dr Javeria Gul

Dr Neeraj Ashri

Dr Neeraj Ashri

Dr Anthony Dyal

Dr Anthony Dyal

Dr Praveen Partha

Dr Praveen Partha

Dr Jeffrey Stephens

Dr Jeffrey Stephens

Faik Dhahir

Faik Dhahir

Dr Roham Sadeghimakki

Dr Roham Sadeghimakki


  • ENDO

    Diploma in Endocrinology

    Our Postgraduate Diploma in Endocrinology is accredited by the Royal College of General Practioners and is based on the Royal College of Physicians curriculum

  • ENDO

    MSc in Endocrinology

    The MSc in Endocrinology course is accredited by the RCGP and provides a progression route for graduates of the Postgraduate Diploma

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