Current work and interests
Hajira is a Honorary Fellow with our Prevention in High Risk Groups programme, and a NIHR Clinical Lecturer in General Practice in Oxford. Her research examines patient-practitioner interactions in modifying health behaviours and cardiovascular risk factor levels in type 2 diabetes. Hajira is also interested in the quality of peer review and open access publishing. She has presented her work at international conferences, and was appointed onto the editorial board for the British Journal of General Practice in 2013.
Background and experience
Hajira’s general practice training was combined with an Academic Clinical Fellowship at the University of Cambridge between 2011-15. Prior to this, she completed academic foundation training in London and an MSc in Evidence Based Healthcare at Oxford University. She was awarded a National Institute for Health Research Doctoral Fellowship at the Unit in 2015.