Integrated Diabetes Diagnosis for the screening and early diagnosis of type 2 diabetes.

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Dr Yannis Pappas is Head of the Doctorate School in the Institute for Health Research, Associate Professor in Health Service Organisation and Delivery with the University of Bedfordshire and Senior Fellow with the Higher Education Academy in England. Dr Pappas’ research is interdisciplinary and supports service organisation and delivery as well as policy making in health and social care. Dr Pappas generated approx. £2m in research and consultancy income in the past seven years. At national level he is making a contribution by serving as Member of the NIHR Advisory Panel for Research for Patient Benefit. The NIHR is a leading research council in the UK with an annual budget of £400 million. He has been training Academic GPs with the London Deanery for the past 5 years and was recently invited to join the Society of Academic Primary Care, the RNOH Trust Research Advisory Panel and was awarded a Clinical Research Fellowship with the East and North Herts NHS Trust to improve health service organisation and delivery in orthopaedics. Dr Pappas has also served in several other NHS and academic committees. At international level, Dr Pappas’ work in eHealth has attracted opportunities for consultancy with foreign organisations such as the Ministry of Health - Malaysia, the Ministry of Health - United Arab Emirates, the eHealth Observatory - Italy, and opportunities to advise on the development of curricula in health services research and delivery, in Asia and in Europe. Dr Pappas led the evaluation of a £20m integrated care intervention in North West London and a multi-agency education programme for NHS Hammersmith and Fulham whilst Head of Education in North West London. Dr Pappas was recently invited to join the Eastern Academic Health Science Network (EAHSN) as Operational Researcher.
Dr. Dong Pang is a Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society, and a Fellow of Higher Education Academy. Dong has teaching and research experience for two decades. Previously he has held posts at the University of Manchester (2001-2008), King's College London (2000-2001), University of Nottingham (1997-2000), University of Aberdeen (2008-2011), and Chinese Center of Disease Control and Prevention (ex Chinese Academy of Preventive Medicine, 1986-1994). He has experience of teaching Epidemiology and Statistics for both undergraduates and postgraduates in Medicine or health related subjects, in particular, those who are scared of numbers. His research interest is life course epidemiology of chronic diseases (cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, and mental illness), and relevant methodology (evidence synthesis, such as meta-analysis). His research work has been published in impact medical journals, such as International Journal of Cancer, British Journal of Cancer, British Journal of Rheumatology, Cancer Epidemiology and Biomarkers etc. His earlier paper on parental smoking and childhood cancer was co-authored with the late Sir Richard Doll has made a considerable impact on the WHO health policy on smoking (WHO, 2008). He would like to collaborate with clinicians in the era of evidence-based medicine and practice to turn numerical data into meaningful clinical decisions and patient value.

Date: 07/27/2018

Time: 08:00

Duration: 60

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