Dr Jahangir AlomCouncillor
Dr Jahangir Alom is an award-winning emergency medicine doctor. He completed his medical studies at the University of Southampton, where he set up an outreach programme to help young people from underrepresented backgrounds to consider a career in the NHS.
He has recently finished a four-year term as a UK Council Member at the British Medical Association, where he campaigned for better working conditions for ethnic minority doctors. He is also the Programme Director of an international charity, Selfless UK, which delivers evidence-based global health projects in rural Bangladesh.
Until recently, Dr Alom was the National Clinical Lead for the Staff COVID-19 Vaccination Programme at NHS England, where he worked on the strategy to vaccinate healthcare professionals. He was a recipient of an NHS Parliamentary Award (London) for his work on tackling vaccine inequality and was ranked as one of the 100 most influential healthcare leaders in 2022 by the Health Service Journal.
“Reform is pioneering a new way of thinking when it comes to creating good health. Their research will look beyond healthcare and consider how we can build a health boosting ecosystem. I’m looking forward to helping Reform shape this exciting programme of work.”