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Karishma Shah

MBBS BSc MAcadMEd MRCS


DPhil student

  • Clinical Research Fellow in Hand Surgery
  • BSSH Research Fellow 2018-19

Kari read Medicine at University College London. She completed an intercalated BSc in Orthopaedics, and for her thesis was enrolled on the Dean's List. During Clinical Medical School, she joined the Surgical and Interventional Trials Unit, UCL, working on Prostate Cancer studies. The team was awarded the BMJ/BMA Innovation Award 2015.

During her final year of Medical School, Kari completed an Orthopaedic Trauma elective at Yale University. She was then an Academic Foundation Doctor in Orthopaedics at Oxford University Hospitals, one of only a handful in the country.

Kari is the current BSSH Research Fellow. She is a DPhil candidate and an NDORMS Scholar. She is using the Chingford 1000 Women Study to assess risk factors for the development and for the progression of finger interphalangeal joint osteoarthritis.

Kari is a Teaching Associate for Graduate Entry Medical students at Green Templeton College. She also set up the Oxford Foundation Trainees' Journal Club, which still runs weekly at the John Radcliffe Hospital. She is a member of the Oxford University Medical Education Fellows.

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