Cardiothoracic microbiology, including:
Infective endocarditis, transplantation microbiology
Infection prevention and Control
Characterisation of GISA isolates and investigation into stability of resistance (2002). The role of diet on the oxidant/antioxidant balance in Lung Cancer. Department of Medicine, Edinburgh University, (1994).
Chlamydia trachomatis & recurrent spontaneous abortion. Department of Medical Microbiology, Edinburgh University, (1993).
2005 - FRCPath (Part 1 – April 2003, Part 2 – November 2004) Royal College of Pathologists
2003 - MSc with Distinction in Clinical Microbiology St Bartholomew’s and the Royal London School of Medicine and Dentistry
2001 - MRCGP with Merit Royal College of General Practitioners
1999 - Diploma of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists Royal College of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
1996 - MB ChB with Honours University of Edinburgh
1994 - BSc (Medical Sciences) with First Class Honours in Medical Microbiology University of Edinburgh
Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists, London
Member of the General Medical Council (registration number: 4329635).