Speaker’s Name: Prof. Karamat
Designation: Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, Honorary Professor, City University Birmingham
Biography: Professor Karamat, a consultant in diabetes and endocrinology at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust and Honorary Professor at City University Birmingham, graduated as the Best Graduate with 7 Gold Medals from Rawalpindi Medical College and Punjab University. His expertise, honed during higher specialist training at the University of Birmingham, is showcased in his M.D. research on non-invasive screening for diabetes mellitus.
Leading the Type 1 Diabetes service and co-leading regional islet transplantation services, Professor Karamat is actively engaged in diabetes management, technology applications in Type 1 DM, and related research. With over 20 PubMed-indexed publications and book chapters on diabetes, he has notably explored topics like diabetes during Ramadan, antenatal diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and intensive insulin therapy.
In medical education, he serves as the Training Program Director for Diabetes and Endocrinology, Differential Attainment lead for Health Education West Midlands and national recruitment lead. As a Royal College of Physicians Regional Advisor for West Midlands and a Diabetes UK Clinical Champion (2020-2022), Professor Karamat significantly contributes to the field’s advancement and education.