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Anoop Shah

(Former employee or visitor)

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Willingness to take PhD students: Yes

Education/Academic qualification

Master of Public Health
Doctor of Medicine
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Professional Qualifications

Member of the Royal College of Physicians, MRCP (ED)


Anoop was born in Nairobi and grew up in Kenya moving to the United Kingdom in 1998. He studied Medicine at the University of Edinburgh, graduating in 2006. His postgraduate training in internal medicine was completed in the South East of Scotland after which he joined the Centre of Cardiovascular Science at the University of Edinburgh in 2011. During this time he completed his Masters in Public Health and PhD in cardiovascular epidemiology.

His main research aims are to understand the epidemiological trends in the incidence and diagnosis of common cardiovascular pathologies. He is involved in multi-centre cluster randomized clinical trials using 'big data' to evaluate how changes in health systems can improve outcomes in patients with cardiovascular disease. He maintains a keen research interest in global cardiovascular health especially in low- and middle-income nations.


University OF Edinburgh                                                                    

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Cardiovascular medicine - January 2016

MSc in Public Health and Epidemiology (MPH) - October 2015

MBChB (with Honours) - August 2006


MRCP (UK) - August 2009

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