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Careers profiles


Working in endocrinology and diabetes caters for a fascinatingly varied career where you can express your individuality clinically, professionally and personally. Here endocrinologists share their experiences of how they got started, what their jobs involve, the skills that they use and why a career in endocrinology is the place to be.



From a clinician's perspective... 


Dr Robert Semple

Honorary Consultant Endocrinologist, Reader in Metabolism and Endocrinology at University of Cambridge

Dr Carel le Roux

Consultant in Metabolic Medicine at Imperial College London, Chair of Experimental Pathology at University College Dublin

Professor Antonio Vidal-Puig

Professor of Molecular Nutrition and Metabolism, at Cambridge University and Addenbrooke’s Hospital

From a scientist's perspective...  


Dr Matthew Simmonds

University Research Lecturer at OCDEM, University of Oxford

Professor V. Craig Jordan

Professor of Breast Medical Oncology and Molecular and Cellular Oncology at MD Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas

Professor David Hodson

Professorial Research Fellow at University of Birmingham

Professor Julia Buckingham

Vice-Chancellor and President of Brunel University London

From a nurse's perspective... 


Miriam Asia

Clinical Nurse Specialist at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham

Andrea Mason

Clinical Nurse Specialist at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham