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Lopa Husain

Ms Lopa Husain BSc, MBBS, MRCS, MD, PGCert Healthcare Ed

Course Leader

Summary

"I am the Course Lead for the PGDip Physician Associate studies. I am a doctor by background and worked clinically as a registrar in general surgery until I started my MD. Following completion of my MD I chose to embark on an academic career pathway.

In addition to teaching physician associates, I also teach onto a number of modules on the Advancing Clinical Practice postgraduate portfolio."

  • Teaching

    Health And Wellbeing

    As the course lead for the PGDip PA studies course I am responsible for ensuring that the taught content and the clinical placements complement each other and are delivered well. I have an overview of the course and make sure that students are receiving the best teaching and learning experience possible.

    "I am the module lead for the Gastroenterology, Endocrine and Renal module, and the Managing Medical Care module of the PGDip PA studies course. I also teach onto the Genito-urinary, Sexual and Reproductive Health module for this course.

    The Advancing Practice modules I teach onto include Minor Illness and APACS."

  • Publications

    Papers Published

    • Husain L, Prof Reed, K Collins, L Wyld, “Factors Affecting Treatment Decisions in the Older Woman (>70years) with Breast Cancer: a qualitative study”. Psycho-Oncology 17: 410-416 (2008).

    Abstracts Published

    • Husain L, Prof Reed, K Collins, L Wyld, “Attitudes of Healthcare Professionals towards Treatment Options for Women over 70 years with breast cancer - a qualitative study”. International Psycho-oncology Conference supplement of Psycho-oncology, Sept. 2007.
    • Husain L, Prof Reed, K Collins, L Wyld, “Attitudes of Healthcare Professionals towards Treatment Options for Women over 70 years with breast cancer - a qualitative study”. This abstract has been published in the The Book of Abstracts for the ASGBI annual scientific meeting, Manchester, April 2007.
    • Husain L, Prof Reed, K Collins, L Wyld, “Factors Affecting Treatment Decisions in the Older Woman (>70years) with Breast Cancer: a qualitative study”. BASO Conference supplement of EJSO, November 2006.
    • Husain L, Prof Reed, K Collins, L Wyld, “Factors Affecting Treatment Decisions in the Older Woman (>70years) with Breast Cancer: a qualitative study”. International Psycho-oncology Conference supplement of Psycho-oncology, October, 2006.
    • Husain L, Prof Reed, K Collins, L Wyld, ‘Choices in Cancer Treatment: The Older Women’s (>70 years) Perspective – A Qualitative Study’. Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, 19th May 2006.
    • Husain L, Oommen, JC Cooper (2003). “Delays in the breast outpatient clinic”. Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, Vol 86, no 1, January 2004:58.
    • Husain L, Oommen, JC Cooper (2004). “Identifying patients with acute pancreatitis, in whom serum amylase was normal (<300U/dL), by using urinary trypsinogen-2 testing”. British Journal Surgery, vol 91, supplement 1, May 2004: 121-122.

  • Other activities

    I am an examiner for the Physician Associate National Exams

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