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Professor Sudhesh Kumar, OBE

Vice Chair and Non-Executive Director at NHS Digital
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Professor Sudhesh Kumar is Dean of the Warwick Medical School at University of Warwick. He is also a Non-Executive Director on the University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust Board.

He is a clinical endocrinologist by background with 24 years’ experience as a Consultant Physician in the NHS. His research interests include developing novel approaches, including medical technology to managing obesity and diabetes that has helped to transform and improve patient care and treatment.  He has published over 240 papers and 6 books on these subjects.

On the Board of NHS Digital, Sudhesh is the Vice Chair and leads for big data, the research sector, clinical informatics/MedTech and life sciences strategy.