The Winners

2023 Award Winners

Dietitian Recognition Award

Ms Catherine Hayes

Salford Care Organisation, Northern Care Alliance
Project Title: Impact of early dietetic intervention on nutritional outcomes for patients with oesophago-gastric cancer in Greater Manchester
Supervisor: Mrs Kellie Owen

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Essay Prize Winner

Ms Ho Kiu Giselle Ngan

University College London Medical School
Project Title: A Genome-wide Association Study of Non-alcoholic Liver Disease in India
Supervisor: Professor Andrew McQuillin

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Ms Rebecca Angus

University of Nottingham Medical School
Project Title: A systematic review and meta-analysis of the relationship between alcohol consumption and postoperative outcomes in gastrointestinal surgery
Supervisor: Dr David Humes

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F1/F2 Research Award

Dr Charlotte Burford

King’s College Hospital, London
Project Title: Jejunal Mucosal Microbiome in Biliary Atresia
Supervisor: Dr Vandana Jain

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Nurse Prize

Ms Pearl Avery

St Mark’s Hospital, London
Project Title: An Advanced Nurse Practitioner with a Special Interest in GI Evaluation of Patient Benefit
Supervisor: Dr Rachel Stow

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Pharmacist Recognition Award

Mrs Kate Travers

Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Project Title: A Three-Month Patient Review of Biologic Medicines for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
Supervisor: Abbie Oglesby

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Ms Rebecca Turley

Queens Hospital, Romford
Project Title: Pharmacist-led Interventions to Improve Compliance with Hepatitis B Screening Prior to Starting Rituximab
Supervisor: Mr Stuart Hill

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SPR trainee Audit / Quality Improvement Award

Dr Nadir Abbas

University Hospital Birmingham NHS Trust
Project Title: ‘Know your Liver’: A patient education website and YouTube channel that aims to provide video information on liver related conditions in commonly spoken languages in the UK.
Supervisor: Dr Neil Rajoriya

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Student Prizes

Mr Advait Upadhyaya

Barts and the London School of Medicine
Project Title: The Development of unified Hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome/Hypermobile Spectrum service for patients with concomitant Functional Dyspepsia and Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Supervisor: Dr Asma Fikree

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Ms Olivia Green

Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield
Project Title: The Clinical Utility of the FRAX Tool in Coeliac Disease: the Largest Biopsy-Proven Cohort Study
Supervisor: Professor David Sanders

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Ms Radhika Shah

University of Southampton Medical School
Project Title: The role of matrix metalloproteinases in metabolic syndrome and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
Supervisor: Dr Sylvia L. F. Pender PhD

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Ms Veena Shivakumar

University of Sheffield Medical School
Project Title: Capsule Endoscopy is Safe, Effective and Avoids the Need for Gastroscopy in a Varices Surveillance Programme: An Observational Cohort Study
Supervisor: Professor M. E. McAlindon

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