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Jeremy M. W Kirk

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English paediatric endocrionologist.

Biography of Jeremy M. W Kirk

Jeremy Kirk trained in London at Imperial College (Charing Cross Hospital). Trained in Paediatric Endocrinology at the Middlesex, St. Bartholomew's and Great Ormond Street Hospitals. Since 1994 Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist (Honorary Reader) at the Diana Princess of Wales Children's Hospital in Birmingham UK. Current Secretary of the British Society for Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes (BSPED). Fellow and Council member of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH).

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