Dr Bahman Nedjat-Shokouhi is a Gastroenterology registrar in London, currently undertaking a PhD at UCL as an MRC Senior Clinical Research Training Fellow. He also holds posts as Honorary Clinical Fellow in Gastroenterology at University College London Hospitals as well as St Mark’s Hospital, London. He is also the trainee-representative to the British Society of Gastroenterology IBD-committee. Dr Shokouhi qualified in 2005 and has been teaching MRCP candidates for the last 5 years. His research interest is in Inflammatory Bowel Disease, in particular the role of mucosal barrier function in pathogenesis of Ulcerative Colitis.
Dr Shokouhi has extensive teaching experience. He organises and teaches on the popular St Mark’s Hospital’s GastroSCE course. The course is for Gastroenterology Speciality Certificate Exam (SCE) – a mandatory exam for all Gastroenterology registrars in the UK. This BSG endorsed course, was the first of it’s kind in the UK and attracts candidates internationally. He has also been involved in organising and teaching on various other courses, including Deanery training days, and Imperial College’s Acute Medicine SCE course. Dr Shokouhi is a section-editor for the Gastroenterology and Hepatology chapters for the new edition of Oxford Handbook of Acute Medicine, and the IBD section-editor of the new edition of the Oxford Handbook of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.