Meet The Team
MEET THE TEAM
Professor Pali Hungin
Professor Pali Hungin OBE is the Chair of the Changing Face of Medicine Commission at the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges. He is Emeritus Professor of Primary Care and General Practice at Newcastle University and was formerly the Dean of Medicine at Durham University and the President of the BMA.
Dr Charlie Bell
Dr Charlie Bell is the Lead of the Changing Face of Medicine Commission at the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges. He is John Marks Fellow and College Assistant Professor in Medicine, and Praelector, at Girton College, Cambridge, and an Academic Clinical Fellow at King’s College, London. He was previously the National Medical Director’s Clinical Fellow at the Health and Social Care Committee and the National Audit Office. He is also an Anglican priest.
Dr Jeeves Wijesuriya
Dr Jeeves Wijesuriya is a GP in Hackney, East London. He is a Clinical Advisor to the Vaccination Programme at NHS England, a trustee for Medical Aid Films, BMA Charities and the Healthcare workers foundation, a member of the advisory board for Patient Safety Watch and has a Masters in Medical Education. He was previously Chair of the Junior Doctors Committee of the British Medical Association between 2016-2019.
Dr Richard Stevens
Dr Richard Stevens studied Psychology and Physiology at Oxford before his medical degree. He was a GP principal in Oxford for thirty years and was a trainer and tutor. He is currently a coach and was the former Associate Director for the Thames Valley Professional Support Unit.
Dr Sunny Raju
Dr Sunny Raju is an Academic Clinical Fellow in Gastroenterology at The University of Sheffield and a member of the Changing Face of Medicine Faculty. He is also the current Chair of the Trainee Section of the British Society of Gastroenterology.
Dr Zain Chaudhry
Dr Zain Chaudhry is an NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow in Infectious Diseases & Microbiology at UCL. He recently completed an Epidemiology MSc at Imperial College London. Previously he was a National Medical Director's Clinical Fellow at NHS England & Improvement where he led the production of the National Patient Safety Strategy section on Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare Associated Infection.
Dr John Findlay
John Findlay, PhD, is a Principal Medical Writer in the Oxford PharmaGenesis Policy Team. His role involves leading the content development for policy initiatives on multiple sclerosis, and neurodegenerative brain disease. His previous academic research included a PhD (University of Dundee) and postdoctoral work (University of Southampton) specializing in Alzheimer’s disease.
Mr Matthew Wyman
Mr Matthew Wyman is a Surgical Trainee in the Yorkshire and Humber region. As a former academic trainee, he has spoken at national and international conferences advocating for improved patient outcomes in hand trauma. He has also published work investigating the quality of modern surgical training in the United Kingdom.
Dr Philip White
Dr Philip White is an NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow in General Practice in Northumberland. He is currently undertaking an MD in Vaccine Hesitancy and Medical Education at Newcastle University. He was the trainee representative on the ACF recruitment working group in 2022 and is part of several medical education working groups in the North East through which he has played an active role in mentoring, conference organisation, publication, quality improvement, assessment and design/delivery of various curriculae. He is also a musical artist.