About this event

  • Date and time Wed 11 Aug 2021 from 7:00pm to 8:05pm
  • Location Online

Register here to join our In Conversation Live with Professor Dame Parveen Kumar

Professor Dame Parveen Kumar, Emerita Professor of Medicine and Education Barts and the London School of Medicine Queen Mary University, will be joining Professor Roger Kirby, RSM President, for a conversation about her career in medicine and education in this country and abroad, her educational and research roles, her strive to encourage women in medicine, her work in addressing inequalities, climate change and air pollution, and her work with various charities.

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Professor Kumar worked as a physician and gastroenterologist and has taught and examined undergraduates and postgraduates in the UK and many countries around the world. She is the co-Founder and co-Author of, ‘Kumar and Clark's Clinical Medicine’, a prize-winning textbook used extensively worldwide.

She is currently on several committees including being a Non-Executive Director for an acute hospital trust, a Genomics England committee, and chairs the BMA Board of Science. She is a Trustee of several charities, including the British Youth Opera, Barts Charity, BMA Foundation trust and is on a humanitarian tribunal.

As well as being an ambassador for the UK Health Alliance for Climate Change, she has championed the role of women in medicine and has also tried to help ethnic minorities and refugees to achieve their goals.

She has been a recipient of many honorary degrees and prizes and was featured in the book ’99 immigrants who made Britain Great’. She was awarded CBE and later DBE.

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