Biographies – Panel on Overweight: Healthy Life Webinar 3

R Ali-Impact-Physio-480x640Ali Crewe-Smith  Chartered Physiotherapist
Impact Physiotherapy + Sports Injury Clinics, Warwickshire, UK

Ali Crewe-Smith is a Senior Physiotherapist in the UK National Health Service and has a specialist interest in rehabilitation and health promotion. She leads the education and exercise groups for osteoarthritis of the knee and hip, and is especially interested in the lower limb. Her other job within the NHS is leading a project to support newly qualified staff entering the NHS involving mentoring and coaching.

She has always been involved in sports, whether playing, competing, or supporting it in a medical capacity. She also teaches exercises classes at her local gym. She has volunteered at many national events including the British Transplant Games, The UK School Games and is a member of the Physiotherapy volunteer team at the London Marathon.

d-singerProfessor Donald Singer, Physician and Pharmacologist
Chair of healthy heart charity the Cardiovascular Research Trust, London, UK

Donald Singer is is a Clinical Pharmacologist interested in new approaches to personalising medicine and in public understanding of health and drugs. He is President of the Fellowship of Postgraduate Medicine. He trained  in renal medicine at the Royal Postgraduate Medical School, London and went on to become a clinician and researcher at Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School, St George’s Medical School, Imperial College at Harefield and Warwick Medical School. He has also worked as a clinical pharmacologist for Yale School of Medicine within  US-AID and CDC-supported programmes in Rwanda.  @HealthMed

Prof Bernard Cheung(1)

Professor Bernard Cheung, Sun Chieh Yeh Heart Foundation Professor in Cardiovascular Therapeutics
Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong

Bernard Cheung graduated from the University of Cambridge. He was a British Heart Foundation Junior Research Fellow at Cambridge before taking up lectureships in Sheffield and Hong Kong. In 2007-2009, he held the chair in Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics in Birmingham. He heads the Division of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics in the Department of Medicine of the University of Hong Kong. He is an Honorary Consultant Physician of Queen Mary Hospital and the Medical Director of the Phase 1 Clinical Trials Centre. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Postgraduate Medical Journal. Prof Cheung’s main research interest is in cardiovascular diseases and risk factors, including hypertension and the metabolic syndrome.

Emily Vaudin.jpgEmily Vaudin, Community Dietitian
University Hospitals Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust, Derby, UK

Emily Vaudin is a Registered Dietitian for the UK National Health Service currently working in the community. She graduated from The University of Nottingham with a MNutr in Nutrition and Dietetics and has worked in both acute and community areas since then. I am passionate about the importance of empowering people to manage their conditions and supporting her patients to reach their goals.

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