Our Staff

Our Charity Trustees are: Dr Navtej Chahal; Mr Amarjit Dessan; Dr Ahmed Elghamaz; Mrs Ann Lewis; Dr Nigel Stephens (Chair)

Professor Roxy Senior

Director of Cardiac Research
Roxy Senior is Professor of Clinical Cardiology at the National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London and Consultant Cardiologist and Director of Echocardiography at the Royal Brompton Hospital, London and Northwick Park Hospital, Harrow.

He graduated and obtained Masters degree in medicine and cardiology from the University of Calcutta, India and migrated to the UK in 1989 when he joined Northwick Park Hospital as a research fellow. He became a Consultant Cardiologist and Director of Cardiac Research at the Northwick Park Hospital, Harrow in 1995.

Gabriel Bioh

Clinical Fellows

 

Dr Gabriel Bioh

Gabriel joined us in October 2018 to work towards his MD. His project looking at how Covid-19 affects the heart is currently under way in the department.

 

 

 

Christina Botrous

Clinical Fellows

 

Dr Christina Botrous

Christina joined us in the middle of the pandemic and immediately started contributing towards our research. She is our first stress echo fellow, here to learn stress echo imaging techniques. 

 

 

 

Emma Howard

Emma Howard

​Emma is a Senior Cardiac Research Practitioner and has worked with us since 2017.

She has a MSc in Public Health, and a BSc in applied psychology.

Alkida Bucaj

Alkida Bucaj

Alkida is a qualified nurse who has worked with us since 2017. Alkida has a PhD in Public Health and transcultural nursing, She speaks many different languages!

 

 

 

Ann Banfield

Ann Banfield

Ann has worked in the department since 1996 as a research nurse. She now manages the department. In 2013 she completed her BSc (clinical research). She is also secretary for the Northwick Park Cardiac Research Charity.

 

Reinette Hampson

Reinette Hampson

Reinette joined the department over 10 years ago and has a BSc in Clinical Physiology. She also hold a BTEC in sports and exercise technology and an MA (hons) in movement science. She is a fellow of the BSE and fully accredited in echocardiography and stress echo cardiography. She has developed the physiologist led stress echo service at Northwick Park.

Ashish Patel

Ashish Patel

Ash joined the department in June 2019 as a cardiac sonographer. He has a MSc in Biomedical engineering and has now completed his BSE exams.

Minoo Shah

 

Mrs Minoo Shah

Cardiac Research Office Manager.

I am a friendly, loyal and clearly dedicated individual who has an ambition to succeed in any given environment. I have been working in the Medical Secretarial field for over 35 years and in fact 30 years in my current post.  Although I have extensive experience working in the NHS, I love to learn and am always up for a challenge whatever the situation.  I get on well as a team member whilst also working efficiently on my own and give my best to my employer. My motto is to be kind and help out as much as possible in any given situation.