Amitava Banerjee

 

Attended Hymers College:

1986-1996

What makes this nominee inspiring?

Amitava is Associate Professor in Clinical Data Science at University College London and Consultant Cardiologist at University College London Hospitals and Barts Health NHS Trusts.

After qualifying from Oxford his interests in preventive cardiology and evidence-based medicine led to a Masters in Public Health at Harvard (2004/05) working at the World Health Organisation (2005) and DPhil in epidemiology from Oxford (2010).

A proficient cardiologist, a passionate educator and a prolific academic, his 130 publications span big data in healthcare, cardiovascular disease and global health. In 2014, he was selected as a World Heart Federation Emerging Leader, a scheme he now chairs.