Columnist – Dr. Hannah Nazri
By Dr. Hannah Nazri
Dr. Hannah Nazri
Dr Hannah Nazri is a specialty trainee doctor in obstetrics & gynaecology at United Kingdom’s National Health Service England and a DPhil candidate in Obstetrics & Gynaecology with a focus on endometriosis pathophysiology and biomarker research at the University of Oxford. She received her medical degree from the University of Bristol in 2013, with a BSc (Hons) Medical Physics & Bioengineering from University College London (one-year intercalated degree) in 2010. Following foundation training, she pursued her MSc Clinical Embryology at the University of Oxford with two merit scholarships to explore her interests in reproductive sciences and research. As a finalist of the 2020 UK Women of the Future Award for the Commonwealth Category and the Equality Lead for Europe of the Royal Commonwealth Society, Hannah is committed to combining her obstetrics and gynaecology career with non-profit work, not limited to youth education and women’s rights advocacy. Her HPHR blog, “Wanita” which means women in Malay and Indonesian, aims to educate on issues pertaining to women’s health.
Blogs by Dr. Hannah Nazri
August 15, 2021
Dr. Hannah Nazri recommends three books to understand how politics and economic climate, and culture can impact a patient’s journey in accessing healthcare especially if they are women.
August 15, 2021
Dr. Hannah Nazri tells us why she is passionate about combining activism into her clinical work and research interests, the nature of science and how medicine cannot work in silo.
July 10, 2021
Dr. Hannah Nazri talks to Jessica Pin, an activist with the goal of comprehensive and equitable coverage of the clitoral anatomy in Obstetrics & Gynaecology (ObGyn) textbooks.
June 27, 2021
Dr. Hannah Nazri explains why FGM/C (female genital mutilation/ circumcision), period spot checks and rape jokes in school are due to internalised misogyny which we need to continually challenge.
Dr. Hannah Nazri discusses “Can social media lead to health illiteracy and should doctors be online?”
June 19, 2021
Dr. Hannah Nazri discusses the role of social media in promoting health illiteracy and whether doctors should be online.
May 29, 2021
This week, instead of the usual blog article, Dr. Hannah Nazri recommends three films that emphasise the importance of listening to patients emphatically as well as developing the medical knowledge. Always listen to your patients.
May 23, 2021
Dr. Hannah Nazri discusses long COVID, a post-viral condition following COVID-19 and how we must include long COVID in our pandemic response.
May 16, 2021
Dr. Hannah Nazri discusses the gender pain gap, misogyny in medicine and how we should keep our minds open with ‘Persistent Physical Symptoms’ diagnoses.