Bio


Shivali started her role as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Stanford University Department of Dermatology in September 2020. She grew up in Leicestershire, England. She graduated from Cardiff University School of Medicine in 2017, and has a BSc (Honors) in Medical Genetics. Following graduation, she completed a two-year academic internship programme with the University Hospitals of Leicester, England. Following selection for a national medical leadership fellowship, Shivali worked as an Editor at The BMJ from 2019-20. One of her key roles was leading climate change content and activity within the journal. She led the publication of a series of articles highlighting the importance of climate change on health and healthcare, attended and reported on key health and climate events and organised a national webinar on health and climate change. She also edited education articles and wrote and published covid-19 guideline summaries. Whilst at medical school, she co-founded The British Student Doctor Journal, a novel peer-reviewed journal to educate and train medical students in editorial work, peer review and publishing. The journal is a publication of The Foundation for Medical Publishing, and Shivali now serves as an Executive Director and Trustee of this organisation. She has interests in publication and research ethics and global health.

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