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The results of the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021 have revealed that St George’s, University of London has ranked joint 8th in the country for research impact out of 129 institutions.
St George’s Physiotherapy alumna, Preet Chandi, is a British Army Physiotherapist who made history in January 2022 by being the first woman of colour to trek across Antarctica.
Alumna, writer and Junior Doctor Roopa Farooki's books have been published internationally and translated into several languages.
Professor Helen Stokes-Lampard is an academic and general practitioner and the Chair of the Royal College of General Practitioners.
Medicine alumnus and Medical Director at Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust, Dr Timothy Ho, was awarded an MBE in the 2021 New Year Honours list for services to the NHS during the Covid-19 pandemic
Professor Frank Chinegwundoh is a St George's alumnus and consultant urological surgeon at Barts Health NHS Trust and Harley Street. He was awarded an MBE for services to the NHS in the Queen's birthday honours list.
Nancy Rothwell is the first woman president and vice-chancellor of the University of Manchester, the UK's biggest campus university.
An expert on human health under extreme conditions, Professor Mike Stroud became widely known when he partnered the adventurer Ranulph Fiennes on several of his expeditions.
A Medicine alumnus, Physician and former Principal of St George’s, University of London, Professor Peter Kopelman was an outstanding supporter of our university who was active in health policy, medical education and research.
Julian Tudor Hart was an alumnus of St George's and a General Practitioner who went on to have a global impact on the profession through his published work.
A highly-regarded cardiologist recognised around the world for his pioneering work in cardiac auscultation and pacing, Aubrey Leatham established the cardiac unit at St George's Hospital.
Arthur Hamilton Crisp was an alumnus of St George's who became internationally respected through his clinical research in the field of anorexia nervosa.
Patrick Steptoe was an obstetrician and gynaecologist who pioneered fertility treatment, developing in vitro fertilisation (IVF) alongside biologist and physiologist Robert Edwards.
Dame Muriel Powell was a hospital matron, public servant and Chief Nursing Officer for the Scottish Home and Health Department.
A renowned physician and naturalist, Edward Wilson is best known as scientific lead on Robert Falcon Scott’s ill-fated expedition to the Antarctic.
Thomas Young was an English polymath who made notable scientific contributions to the fields of vision, light, solid mechanics, energy, physiology, language, musical harmony, and Egyptology.
Henry Vandyke Carer was an anatomist, surgeon, and anatomical artist most notably known for his illustrations of the book, Gray's Anatomy.
Henry Gray was an anatomist, surgeon and alumnus of St George's most notable for publishing his seminal work Gray's Anatomy.
Known as the father of immunology, Edward Jenner is famed for pioneering the smallpox vaccine which is estimated to have saved more lives than the work of any other person in history.
John Hunter was an anatomist and surgeon, often referred to as the founder of scientific surgery and the father of modern surgery.
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