Date: 28 January 2019
A Research Fellow at Royal London has recently been presented with the prestigious NIHR BAD award.
Dr Maria-Angeliki Gkini received the award from the National institute for health research (NIHR) and British association of dermatologists (BAD), for her contribution to recruitment in NIHR studies. Dr Gkini was also part of a psychodermatology team at the Royal London Hospital that won the dermatology team of the year award at the BMJ awards 2017.
The NIHR/BAD award was created so the work of those making an outstanding contribution to the delivery of NIHR studies, could be recognised. It is presented to BAD members (trainee/SAS doctors or consultants) annually. Contenders can self-nominate or be nominated by other health care professionals. Every year, awards are made in 3 categories to acknowledge those working hard at the coal-face of recruitment, with selection based on CVs and evidence shown in the application.
Dr Gkini a clinical research fellow at Barts Health NHS trust was delighted to receive the award
“I am really thrilled by having received the prestigious NIHR/BAD award. I would like to thank the NIHR as well as the British association of dermatologists for the recognition of my work. This achievement makes me carry on working with more passion and dedication for research in my specialty.”
She also gave a special thanks to her mentor saying
“I would like to thank with all my heart my mentor, Dr Anthony Bewley, Consultant Dermatologist and Principal Investigator in numerous trials, for his continuous support and his trust in me and my effort. Without him, nothing would have happened and I would like to express my gratitude.”
Dr Gkini plans to use the funds from her award towards further research exploring hair disorders.
You can read about more of the BAD award winners here
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