Dr Tim Crocker-Buque is a doctor specialising in public health medicine, currently undertaking a PhD in the NIHR Health Protection Research Unit in Immunisation at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. He is also an Honorary Clinical lecturer at Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, leading on the development of a partnership with Aksum University Medical School in Ethiopia funded by the Tropical Health Education Trust and the UK Department of International Development.
He graduated from the University of Nottingham with a medical degree and a master’s in medical education in 2010, before rotating through general medicine, general surgery, GP, sexual health and A&E Foundation Programme placements in London. On completion he worked as a Research Assistant to Prof. Allyson Pollock at the Centre for Primary Care and Public Health at Queen Mary University of London and entered the postgraduate medical training programme in public health medicine in August 2013. He has since undertaken placements at Tower Hamlets Local Authority Public Health Department and in the North East and Central London Health Protection Team at Public Health England working in communicable disease control. He has also since completed a MSc in Public Health and LSHTM and become a Member of the Faculty of Public Health (MFPH) by examination. He is also a GMC Education Associate and member of the Curriculum Advisory Group, responsible for the regulation of postgraduate curricula and assessment systems in medical specialities.