Muhammad Waqar

Muhammad is currently employed full time in the role of Research Assistant for RDS and is based at the Institute for Health Research at the University of Bedfordshire. He provides administrative and research support to the RDS team in Bedfordshire. Muhammad started with RDS in December 2008.

Muhammad is a medical doctor from Pakistan. Subsequent to Masters in Public Health from the University of Bedfordshire, he chose to pursue a career in Research and Academia. He has provided research support for nationally and locally funded projects like Faith and Organ Donation project (funded by DoH and Poverty in Young People Project (funded by Luton Borough Council). He is keen to research health inequalities in the ethnic minorities of the UK. He is particularly interested in Health problems related to immigration and sexually transmitted/ blood borne diseases such as Hepatitis C.