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Dr Alison Cooper

Dr Alison Cooper

Senior Lecturer

Neurobiology

Alison Cooper’s current role has a significant teaching focus; this includes everything from face to face student contact through to approval of new programmes delivered by the college. Alison’s main strategic roles centre on the BMedSc undergraduate science programme and relate to issues concerned with student recruitment and development through the course. This is coupled to ...

Telephone +44 (0) 121 414 4510

Email a.j.cooper@bham.ac.uk

Dr Anthony R Cox

Dr Anthony R Cox

Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacy
Joint Academic Programme Lead MPharm

Pharmacy and Therapeutics

Anthony is part of the team leading the development of new pharmacy developments within the College of Medical and Dental Science.

Anthony has wide experience of teaching in pharmacy at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. and has participated in medical education for a number of years. He has a keen interest in the safety of medicines, and is senior pharmacist ...

Telephone +44 (0) 121 4146926

Email a.r.cox@bham.ac.uk

Dr Leon Creaney

Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer

Medical Science and Education

Dr Creaney is a Consultant Physician in the Medical Speciality of Sport & Exercise Medicine. He trained in the London Deanery at various locations including the Olympic Medical Institute, The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, The Royal London Hospital, Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre (DMRC) Headley Court and the Department of Health (DH). Before his appointment as a ...

Telephone +44 (0) 121 371 3494

Email l.creaney@bham.ac.uk

Dr Chris Curtis

Dr Chris Curtis

Senior Lecturer Law, Ethics and Pharmacy Practice

Pharmacy and Therapeutics

Chris Curtis is part of the team developing/delivering the Pharmacy Programmes within the College of Medical and Dental Sciences.

Chris has a long career in secondary care hospital Pharmacy across the UK including 24 years as Chief Pharmacist at an Acute Trust in the West Midlands. He has published in a number of scientific journals and areas of research interest ...

Telephone +44(0)121 414 3998

Email c.e.curtis@bham.ac.uk

Dr Jane Daniels

Senior Research Fellow

Reproduction, Genes and Development

Jane Daniels is the Deputy Director of the Birmingham Clinical Trials Unit, portfolio lead for Women’s Health clinical trials and senior research fellow in obstetrics and gynaecology. Jane’s current research interests include the diagnosis and treatment of chronic pelvic pain and heavy menstrual bleeding.

 

Telephone 0121 415 9120/0121 623 6837

Email j.p.daniels@bham.ac.uk

Dr Vivek Dhir

Dr Vivek Dhir

Lecturer in Molecular Endocrinology
MPharm Admissions Tutor - Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Vivek Dhir is a Lecturer in Molecular Endocrinology and has published a number of high impact research papers in scientific journals as well as reviews in the fields of endocrinology, metabolism and genetics. He has received major grants from the Welcome trust and The MRC.

Vivek is keen to talk about his science and gives frequent seminars to various groups at the ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 415 8777

Email v.dhir@bham.ac.uk

Dr Valentina Di Pietro

Dr Valentina Di Pietro

Research Fellow in Molecular Neuroscience

Neurobiology

Dr Valentina Di Pietro is a Molecular Neuroscientist with experience in genetics, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. During her Ph.D. at the Catholic University of Rome (Italy), she specialised in molecular mechanisms and identification of markers for the diagnosis of mild and repeated traumatic brain injury in vivo and in the diagnosis of Inborn errors of Metabolism.

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Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8859

Email v.dipietro@bham.ac.uk

Mr Craig Doig

Mr Craig Doig

Research Fellow

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Craig is investigating pathways determining maintenance and loss of skeletal muscle fibres and the importance of the Glucose-6-phosphate transporter in regulating energy homeostasis.

Email c.l.doig@bham.ac.uk

Mr Nigel E Drury

Mr Nigel E Drury

Honorary Clinical Lecturer in Cardiothoracic Surgery

Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences

Mr Drury is a Specialist Registrar in Cardiothoracic Surgery on the West Midlands Training Programme and an Honorary Clinical Lecturer at the University of Birmingham.

Email n.e.drury@bham.ac.uk

Dr Vijay D'Souza

Research Fellow

Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences

Email v.k.dsouza@bham.ac.uk