Tony C.K. Tham

Ulster Hospital, United Kingdom

Tony C.K. Tham received M.B., B.Ch, B.Ao degrees in 1985 from the Queen’s University of Belfast’s Medical School in Northern Ireland, UK. He trained as a Gastroenterologist and Internist in the Northern Ireland training scheme and completed his training as an Advanced Gastroenterology Fellow in the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA, from 1995 to 1996. He has been a Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist in the Ulster Hospital, Dundonald, Belfast, Northern Ireland, since 1997. He is the Head of the Postgraduate School of Medicine in Northern Ireland with responsibility for delivering training for residents and fellows in all medical specialties. He is a Member of faculty of Northern Ireland colonoscopy training course. He is on the Specialist Advisory Committee for internal medicine at the Joint Royal College of Physicians Training Board, a national committee overseeing standards in training. He is also on the British Society of Gastroenterology committee on clinical standards. He is an Assessor for doctors applying for entry into the specialist register. He is an Examiner for the Royal College of Physicians and Queen’s University. He has more than 50 publications in peer-reviewed journals. He is the first author of a book entitled Gastrointestinal Emergencies. He is currently cowriting the second edition. He has contributed to several other book chapters. He is on the International Editorial Board of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. He was awarded a prize for being an outstanding reviewer for the journal Gastrointestinal Endoscopy in 2007. He is also on the Editorial Board of the Open Gastroenterology Journal and Medical Science Monitor. He also reviews papers for many other journals. He has also reviewed a grant application for the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Biography Updated on 11 December 2008

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