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Sumantra Ray

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  • Cromore Road, Coleraine Campus

    BT52 1SA Coleraine

    United Kingdom

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Biography

Shumone is a Medical Doctor and Registered Public Health Nutritionist, with interests in nutrition, cardiovascular disease and medical education. Since 2008 he has been Founding Chair and Executive Director of the NNEdPro Global Centre for Nutrition and Health.

From 2010-2012 Shumone was an NIHR Public Health Fellow and Corfield Scholar at Selwyn College Cambridge. Following this from 2010-2018, he also held a Senior Clinician Scientist position with the Medical Research Council focussing on nutrition and vascular studies, in addition to functioning as UK National Diet and Nutrition Survey Lead Clinician (Public Health England).

In 2015 Shumone was elected as a governing body Fellow of Wolfson College and a Senior Clinical Tutor at the University of Cambridge. Also in 2015, NNEdPro won the Complete Nutrition Outstanding Achievement Award and Shumone was appointed as Adjunct Professor at University of Waterloo in Canada as well as receiving a Griffith University Visiting Fellowship from Australia.

In 2016, Shumone was appointed as Visiting Professor at Imperial College London as well as Ulster University in Northern Ireland and NNEdPro was a finalist and runner-up in the 2016 BMJ Awards. Also in 2016, Shumone published the Oxford Handbook of Clinical and Healthcare Research aimed at strengthening basic research skills across the global health-related workforce and became Programme Director for the Cambridge Summer School in Applied Human Nutrition.

In 2017 Shumone was elected to an Honorary Professorial Fellowship at the University of Wollongong Australia whilst NNEdPro won the Medical Nutrition Industry International Award in conjunction with the European Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition. Also in 2017, he became Co-Lead of a University of Cambridge Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Flagship Project in India on education, empowerment and entrepreneurship leading to improved human nutrition, health and wellbeing.

In 2018, Shumone became the Founding Co-Chair, along with the British Medical Journal (BMJ) Group, of BMJ Nutrition, Prevention and Health.

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