Rajul Patel - President IUSTI

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Raj Patel IUSTI President © Rajul Patel 2012.


Dr Raj Patel qualified in medicine from the University of Sheffield in 1984.  His postgraduate training in Medicine, Genitourinary Medicine (GUM) and HIV was completed in London and Sheffield. He was appointed to his current post of  Consultant in genitourinary physician  at the Southampton University Hospitals in 1993.  He also holds a Senior Lecturer appointment in the Department of Medicine at the University of Southampton.  His major clinical and research interests are the management of genital herpes infections.  He has published widely in this area.

Dr Patel has had a long standing interest in medical education. He was Convenor of  the Board of Examiners for the Diploma in GUM (London) till recently and founding convenor for the Diploma in HIV.  He is Secretary of the Speciality Advisory Committee in GUM to the Royal College of Physicians, Chair of Education to the British Association for Sexual Health and HIV and  Board member of the International Herpes Management Forum.  He is Secretary General and Honorary Treasurer of the International Union against Sexually Transmitted Infections.


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