Akiko Fukui Akiko is a graduate medical student at St George's. Prior to medical school, she worked in management consulting on regulatory projects for multinational pharmaceutical companies. She is an epidemiologist by training and is the London Regional Representative for the Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management's medical student group. Her areas of interest include population health and ageing.
Dr Katia Florman Katia is a Core Medical Trainee based in London. Katia studied physics at the University of Oxford, before qualifying as a medical doctor from King’s College London. After foundation training she gained the Diploma of Tropical Medicine before working as a doctor in rural South Africa. Since returning she is interested in how technology and data analytics can be used to improve health at a population level.
Dr Rory Buckle Rory is a qualified doctor having studied Medicine at the University of Edinburgh. He has undertaken internships in management consulting, in addition to an elective placement with ICHOM in Boston where he gained exposure to VBHC in the US. He is interested in applying his clinical background to solving problems in today’s healthcare system, specifically the role of data, technology and precision medicine in our future healthcare system.
Dr Lesley Perkins I am a GP in East London and a member of the RCGP. In 16/17 I was awarded a Darzi fellowship working across 3 East London CCGs to deliver a collaborative programme with the local hospital on appropriate diagnostics. I am currently the clinical lead for this programme.
Manu Sidhu Manu is a medical student at Imperial College. He is a clinical researcher interested in the use of wearable motion sensors to better manage recovery in stroke patients, and co-founder of a sports and exercise medical technology company in its early stages. Manu hopes to apply the principles of entrepreneurship and enterprise to drive innovation within the NHS.
Dr Mazin Alsaffar Mazin is a GP currently working in a large practice in South London. He is a Member of the Royal College of General Practitioners (MRCGP), and was awarded a Darzi Fellowship in 16/17 working with HEE’s Primary Care Workforce Transformation team. He completed the Harvard Business School intensive seminar on Value Based Health Care (VBHC) in 2016. He is currently studying Entrepreneurship at the Cambridge Judge Business School.
Dr Chris Lovejoy Chris is a Junior Doctor working in London, who graduated from Cambridge University in 2017. He wants to help use data to improve healthcare, with a particular interest in Machine Learning. He has worked as a Digital Health Consultant and researched outcomes in public health and in surgery.
Dr Kayur Patel Kayur is an Anaesthetic registrar in Surrey. He completed the National Medical Director’s Clinical Fellow Scheme and recently undertook the Harvard Business School Value-Based Healthcare Delivery Seminar. Kayur has a keen interest in quality improvement and how good medical leadership can facilitate this.
Dr Simon Munk Originally trained in medicine, Simon has worked principally in emergency medicine, anaesthetics and intensive care. He has subsequently been developing a career leading the transformation of health services through translation of research findings into widespread practice. He has focused over the last five years on transforming mental health services for children and young people.
Dr Piyush Mahapatra Piyush is a Specialist Registrar in Trauma and Orthopaedics having completed his undergraduate training at University of Cambridge and University College London. He is passionate about the implementation of digital technologies within musculoskeletal care and is product manager for the eTrauma patient pathway management system.
Ivan Beckley Ivan is a UCL medical student, founder of a non-profit organisation named Limitless Generation CIC, founder of a healthcare mobile application named SUVERA and a student ambassador for Doctorpreneurs. Ivan hopes to drive positive change within healthcare via entrepreneurial thinking and a design focus.
Dr Harry Barber Harry is a junior doctor at University College London Hospital. He received a 1st class Bachelor’s in Psychology and Medical Degree from University College London and has completed post-graduate fellowships at Yale University and Osaka University (Japan). He was selected for the Value-Based Healthcare Delivery course at Harvard Business School.
Dr Cosima Gretton Cosima is a medical doctor, health tech consultant and founder of AXNS Collective, a science communication company funded by the Wellcome Trust and the Arts Council. She is an alumnus of the Singularity University Graduate Studies Programme and currently an Academic Foundation trainee at St Thomas’s Hospital.
Dr Aseem Ghaghda Aseem works as an FY2 doctor on the Academic Foundation Programme in Oxford – undertaking research in radiology. Aseem has worked on healthcare strategy in the past during his internship at McKinsey & Company. He attended the 2017 Harvard Business School Value-Based Healthcare Delivery Seminar.
Dr Stephanie Kuku Stephanie is a Senior Surgical Fellow. During training in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, she completed MRCOG and obtained a Doctorate (MD) in Clinical Research from UCL. She served as council member and trainee representative for the British Gynaecological Cancer Society. Stephanie is passionate about improving outcomes in women’s health.
Dr Partha Das Partha is a renal physician completing his nephrology training in 2015. He holds a first class degree in Neuroscience and a MSc in Health Policy, Planning and Financing from LSHTM and LSE. He is a Harkness Fellow in Health Care Policy and Practice at the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health.
Dr Sophia Cashman Sophia is a urology surgical registrar, currently at Addenbrookes. Having completed her medical degree with honours from University of Manchester and core surgical training with the London Deanery, her interest lies in female, functional, and neuro urology. She is also the Female, Neurological and Urodynamic Urology (FNUU) representative for SURG UK urology trainee association.
Dr Rachna Chowla Rachna is a GP and holds an MBA from INSEAD. She has Big Pharma experience and a unique background that allows her to bridge the gap between entrepreneurial innovation and commercial translation, into solutions that make a real difference. Rachna was one of the early team members at OBH from 2013-2015.
Dr Sophie Vergnaud Sophie is a Specialist Registrar in Respiratory and General Internal Medicine in London. She is currently working in health technology. She is passionate about: the integration of community and hospital care, self-management of chronic conditions, good end-of-life care, physician health and burn-out, education and mentoring.
Dr Imogen Staveley Imogen is the Clinical Lead for Warwickshire North CCG and the Healthy London Partnership at NHSE and is a GP by background. She holds an MBA with distinction from Warwick Business School. Having completed her MRCP and MRCGP, Imogen also holds diplomas in family planning, obstetrics and gynaecology, and dermatology.
Mr Toby Colegate-Stone Toby is a Trauma and Orthopaedic surgeon. Following his basic surgical training, he spent a year researching shoulder surgery and the analysis of outcomes, before gaining his FRCS. Toby is an enthusiastic believer in evidence based healthcare and is widely published in internationally peer reviewed journals and speciality meetings.