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Sam Hutt (MBBS 1966)

SHutt w"I'm still working as an Associate Specialist in Contraception and Sexual Healthcare as I have done for 40 years. I work at the Margaret Pyke Centre in King's Cross, London.

"In my role as a country singer, Hank Wangford, I have just released my seventh album, a double CD and vinyl of waltzes called Save Me The Waltz. It is also available to download and can be bought in all formats from Amazon and good record stores."

 

 

 


Catherine Dakin (PGCert 2007)

CDakin w"Since leaving my post as Lecturer in Physiology at George's, I have had two children, who are now seven and nine. I continued working with the Widening Participation team, coordinating Summer Schools and conducting research.

"In September 2013, I returned to St George's as a medical student (MBBS4), and am currently in T year."

 

 

 

 


Professor Ahmed Sadiq (MBBS 1987)

ASadiq w"I've recently been conferred a Visiting Professorship in the Faculty of Sciences at Liverpool John Moore University.

"I remain a Consultant Oculoplastic Surgeon at The Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, where I've been since June 1999."

 

 

 

 

 


Tristan Seecharran (MRes 2013)

TSeecharran w"Since graduating with a Distinction in my MRes degree in Biomedical Sciences (Infectious Diseases) and winning the Course Prize for Overall Best Performance from SGUL in 2013, I have decided to further my studies by pursuing a postgraduate research degree.

"In June of 2014 I was successful in securing a scholarship from Nottingham Trent University's Vice-Chancellor Bursary Competition. I subsequently enrolled at Nottingham Trent University on the PhD Biosciences course in October 2014.

"My PhD project is entitled 'Elucidating the unknown ecology of bacterial pathogens from phylogenetic data', and is being carried out under the supervision of Dr Alan McNally."

 


Simon Mitchell (MBBS 1990)

SMitchell w"After graduating from St George's, I had house jobs and a spell in the Army before settling into General Practice in the West Midlands.

"Three years ago we merged our partnership with another local surgery which included within its partners Dr James Gwilt (MBBS 2001). The merger created Your Health Partnership and has subsequently expanded by further mergers to cover a patient list of 44,000.

"We are delivering high quality primary care but also support a number of intermediate care facilities and also have a contract to deliver outpatients within nine specialities.

"It's been great working with another St George's graduate. We've shared many happy stories of George's life. I've been back to George's for a 20 year reunion and also to be part of the interviewing team for medical students. The place has certainly changed, but the unique spirit lives on."


Martyn Newey (MBBS 1986)

MNewey w"I am a part-time Consultant Spine Surgeon. My main interest has been in degenerative spinal disorders, although my practice has also involved managing patients affected by trauma, tumour or infection.

"I am an examiner for the MRCS for the RCS Edinburgh. I have been providing match day medical cover for the Leicester Tigers rugby team since 2001 and have been the pitch side doctor for their 1st team since 2006.

"My other main activity is raising awareness of a rare genetic condition called CDKL5. This is a condition that affects Ellie, my youngest daughter. I am a Trustee of CDKL5UK, a UK-based charity, and I have developed my own website about Ellie and the condition, Supporting CDKL5."

 


Masha Sivalinganathan (BSc 2014)

MSivalinganathan w"I graduated with a first in Cardiac Physiology and I'm now doing an MSc in Echocardiography at Imperial College London.

"I'm really glad that everything I learned during my BSc is finally being put into practice."

 

 

 

 


Nevin M Witman (MRes 2008)

NWitman w"Since January 2014, I have been employed at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden. I work as a medical research scientist for Professor Kenneth R Chien.

"I graduated with my PhD from the Department of Molecular Biosciences at the Wener-Grenn Institute, Stockholm University, with the highest marks.

"I was asked to deliver a graduation toast in the famous Gold Room of Stockholm's City Hall, where the Nobel dinner and parties are held.

"I firmly believe that my time at St George's fuelled my passion for research, and provided a major stepping stone to the success I am currently emjoying within biomedical research."


Last Updated: Wednesday, 23 November 2016 15:39