Professor Waljit Dhillo represents the NIHR Research Professors on the NIHR Strategy Board.
Waljit is a Professor in Endocrinology and Metabolism and Consultant Endocrinologist at Imperial College London. He completed his medical training at St Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical School, University of London which included an Intercalated BSc in Biochemistry (awarded First Class Honours).
Waljit completed his PhD as a Wellcome Trust Clinical Training Fellow at Imperial College and was subsequently awarded NIHR Clinician Scientist, NIHR Career Development Fellowship and currently an NIHR Research Professorship. He is Head of the Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism at Imperial College and Divisional Director of Research at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.