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Medical educator

David Simmons, British medical educator. Membership of the Royal College of Physicians Royal College Auatralian Physicians New Zealand, 1987, FRACP Royal College Physicians United Kingdom, 1992. Recipient David Large prize, Southern Auckland Health, 1996, Joeseph Moet award, 2009.

Background

Simmons, David was born on August 22, 1959 in Hampton Court, Middlesex, England. Son of Leslie and Stella Simmons.

Education

Bachelor with honors, University Cambridge, 1981. Master of Arts, University Cambridge, 1984. Doctor of Medicine, University Cambridge, 1991.

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, University London, 1984.

Career

Registrar diabetes research Sheikh Rashid Diabetes Unit, Oxford, 1987—1989. Registrar Middlemore Hospital, 1989—1990, fellow diabetes research, 1990—1990. Senior lecturer medicine University Auckland, 1992—1992.

Professor rural health University Melbourne, 1999—2003. Professor medicine University Auckland, 2003—2007. Consultant diabetes Cambridge University Hospital National Health Service Foundation Trust., England, since 2007.

Founder, medical director Diabetes Projects Trust, Auckland, 1991—1998. Visiting professor Pfizer, 2002. Lecturer National Health Foundation, New Zealand, 2004.

Achievements

  • Membership of the Royal College of Physicians Royal College Auatralian Physicians New Zealand, 1987, FRACP Royal College Physicians United Kingdom, 1992.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: over 190 journal papers, 14 book chapters, over 60 other publications (Glaxo Young Investigators Prize, 1990).

Membership

Co-chair National Gestational Diabetes Mellitus Working Party, New Zealand, 2006. Chair National Diabetes in Pregnancy Committee, Australia, 2001—2002. Member of International Association Diabetes in Pregnancy and Study Groups, ADIPS (council member 1988—2006).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, walking.

Connections

Married Denise Simmons, November 11, 1988. Children: Daniel, Benjamin.

father:
Leslie Simmons

mother:
Stella Simmons

spouse:
Denise Simmons

children:
Benjamin Simmons

Daniel Simmons